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A GardaWorld member now – Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel for the Canadian Armed Forces

By: Joanie Trudel
January 8, 2015

Veteran of the Canadian Forces and member of the GardaWorld team, Gaston Allicie was recently appointed Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel of the Canadian Armed Forces. This honorary nomination gives him a mentorship role with a mission to protect the preservation of customs and traditions and act as a spokesperson especially for establishing important links between the community and the Canadian Forces. "Our influence is mainly in the areas of business and politics. My priority is to unite business leaders with our people in uniform. I value the significance, the benefits of hiring a military veteran. I generate employment."

Veteran of the Canadian Forces and member of the GardaWorld team, Gaston Allicie was recently appointed Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel of the Canadian Armed Forces. This honorary nomination gives him a mentorship role with a mission to protect the preservation of customs and traditions and act as a spokesperson especially for establishing important links between the community and the Canadian Forces. "Our influence is mainly in the areas of business and politics. My priority is to unite business leaders with our people in uniform. I value the significance, the benefits of hiring a military veteran. I generate employment."

 

Member of GardaWorld since 1998, Gaston Allicie is a GardaWorld ambassador in Quebec City. In charge of business development, lending his voice, expertise and his network, Gaston Allicie recognizes the concept of profitable partnerships by highlighting the benefits for employers to hire part-time soldiers and especially veterans. "If I did not have the support of our CEO, Mr. Crétier and GardaWorld, I would not have been an Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel. In Canada, I do not know of any company that support the veterans as much as GardaWorld does. In addition to being one of the largest employers in Canada, we are faithful to our mission by offering a second career after a life in the army."

 

With more than 32 years of close collaboration with the Canadian Forces, Mr. Allicie remains profoundly involved with the military community, "I've never removed the uniform. I organized many events to unite the different business communities with members of the Regiment, especially our veterans. "

 

In addition to his role at GardaWorld, Gaston Allicie is also Vice President of the International Police Association.