Activities We protect the Parliament of Canada across multiple sites 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
The Service maintains a comprehensive security operation to ensure that parliamentarians and employees can carry out their legislative duties in a safe, secure and open environment. We also balance security needs and visitor access to promote a safe and positive experience on Parliament Hill and across the Parliamentary Precinct.
Our key roles and responsibilities include:
We provide protective services for parliamentarians, employees, visitors and buildings on Parliament Hill and within the Parliamentary Precinct.
Detection and access control
We control all access to Parliament Hill and the Parliamentary Precinct.
We protect the Parliament of Canada to prevent, detect and respond to potential threats.
We monitor and respond to alarms on Parliament Hill and within the Parliamentary Precinct.
We manage all operational communications via our Operational Communications Centre.
We ensure that ceremonial traditions are carried out safely and securely, and we provide the necessary uniformed resources to support parliamentary traditions.