Garda World Security Corporation
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Garda World Security Corporation

November 06, 2006 09:00 ET

Garda Security Screening Operations Mandate Extended at 28 Airports

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 6, 2006) - The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) has exercised its option to extend all of the existing contracts of a subsidiary of Garda World Security Corporation (TSX:GW), a North American leader in security and investigations, for passenger and baggage security screening operations at 28 airports in Canada.

The contracts extension is for a two-year period from April 1, 2007 until March 31, 2009. The value of the contracts totals over $220 million for the two-year extension period. Garda employs more than 2,600 professionals to perform its security screening services across the country.

About Garda

Garda is well known for addressing complex security and investigations issues. As a well-established leading provider in security services, Garda is recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in North America, with offices from coast-to-coast in Canada, as well as in the United States, Mexico and Europe. With a team of over 20,000 employees, Garda offers integrated solutions in cash handling, physical security, consulting and investigations, and pre-employment screening. Its team includes specialists and some of the most highly qualified and best-trained professionals in the industry. For more information: http://www.gardaglobal.com

About CATSA

The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) is a Crown corporation reporting to Parliament through the Minister of Transport. CATSA is responsible for delivering consistent, effective service to ensure the security and safety of air transport in Canada. CATSA is committed to ensuring the integrity of the security system through continuous improvement of its procedures, screening equipment and training programs. Website: http://www.catsa.gc.ca.

Contact Information

  • Garda World Security Corporation
    Nathalie de Champlain
    Vice President, Communications
    Office: 514-281-2811 x 2800, 800-859-1599 x 2800
    Cell.: 514-830-2800
    or
    Morin Public Relations
    Laird Greenshields
    Office: 514-289-8688 x 221, 877-289-7007
    Cell.: 514-712-3252