Friday, May 10, 2013 -- SecurTek corralled more stones into its partnership with the Canadian Curling Association today by landing a Diamond Sponsorship for the 2013 Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings, presented in Winnipeg later this year. Also known as the Canadian Curling Trials, this prestigious competition will designate the men and women athletes who will wear Canada's colours in Sochi Russia.
Wednesday May 8, 2013 -- Security monitoring service providers from across Canada were called to the podium this weekend at the SecurTek Awards of Excellence Gala, held in Charlottetown. Recognizing dealer achievements over the past year, the Awards were handed out at a special ceremony following the conclusion of SecurTek's annual Dealer Conference, which took place on Prince Edward Island this year.
Oil Patch Theft Media Reports Prompt SecurTek to Remind Operators that Prevention Saves Money and Lives
Wednesday April 10, 2013 -- SecurTek reminds owners of oilfield facilities and equipment in Western Canada to protect their assets, following recent media reports of thefts in Alberta and Saskatchewan. With spring melt well underway, access to remote sites will become easier for criminals looking for opportunities. While the vast majority of thefts on the oil patch are believed to remain unreported, their consequences are far from negligible:
April 5, 2013 -- It is the kind of news everyone in the company loves to hear. Canada's security monitoring leader received confirmation today that SecurTek Videofied helped catch the perpetrator of yet another crime -- the fourth suspect caught in the act so far this year, notes SecurTek Director of Marketing Kristy Cmoc:
March 13, 2013 -- SecurTek Monitoring Solutions launched a new line of card access services today, that will change how businesses approach sites and facilities security management. The company's latest monitored solution to hit the market, SecurTek Access Control lets customers choose one of two access management options, explains SecurTek CEO Barry Rogers:
February 13, 2013 -- SecurTek Monitoring Solutions announced today that it has partenered with the Scotties Tournament of Hearts, which starts this week at the K-Rock Centre in Kingston, Ontario. SecurTek's investment as a Diamond Sponsor of the Canadian Women's Curling Championship recognizes Kingston as a place with a long history of firsts -- where innovation and the will to create traditions simply seem part of the local DNA.
February 5, 2013 -- The results are in and SecurTek comes out on top. SecurTek Monitoring Solutions has been selected as the 2013 recipient of a Consumer Choice Award in the Alarm Systems category, for the greater city of Regina.
January 22, 2013 -- SecurTek Monitoring Solutions announced today that Integrated Security Technologies (IST) of Edmonton has become the latest Authorized SecurTek Dealer. Established in 2000 to serve the needs of customers that seek specialized security monitoring solutions like home automation, video and access control products, IST's decision to join SecurTek is motivated by the company's ability to cater to more "boutique" customer needs, according to IST President Ron Varty, a 33-year veteran of the security industry:
Jasper Area SecurTek Dealer Celebrates 30 years of Providing Communications and Security Monitoring Services to Rural Alberta
January 18, 2013 - SecurTek recognised today Applied Communications Services, one of its rural Alberta dealers, which celebrates this year 30 years of serving security monitoring, internet and wireless communications needs in Jasper National Park, Hinton, Edson and Grande Cache areas.
January 8, 2013 - SecurTek Monitoring Solutions announced today that it has partnered with the WFG Continental Cup, held this week at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton, British Columbia. SecurTek's investment as a Diamond Sponsor for this international curling competition featuring top world players, is a tribute to achievements made by smaller cities, outside of major centres.
December 14, 2012 - Canada's security monitoring solutions leader announced today on behalf of SecurTek Authorized Dealers a $2,500 community investment in Kids Help Phone, a national crisis support organization that provides 24/7, anonymous counseling to youths 20 and under.
November 26, 2012 - SecurTek, North America’s security monitoring expert, reminds property owners to stay alert during the period leading up to Christmas. Regular routine disruptions are more frequent as winter sets in, and Christmas preparedness starts occupying the mind of consumers... as well as thieves.
November 7, 2012 - SecurTek Monitoring Solutions announced today that it has acquired Manitoba-based Priority Alarms. Canada’s fastest growing security monitoring provider is expanding its presence in the province, as part of an on-going effort to reach new customers from coast, to coast said SecurTek CEO Barry Rogers.
October 23, 2012 - SecurTek, Canada’s fastest growing security monitoring provider, is embarking on its most ambitious dealer recruitment drive to date. The company is introducing new Access Control, Home Manager and Videofied solutions at the Canadian Security Association’s (CANASA) Security Canada Central in Toronto this week.
October 04, 2012 - As colder weather sets in this fall, tens of millions of furnaces are being called back into service across North America. October is a busy month fo SecurTek monitoring station attendants, who always assign a high priority status to carbon monoxide alarms.
September 27, 2012 - The last days of harvest are high risk times for agricultural producers seeking to protect their valuable commodities from agricultural theft.
September. 26, 2012 - Educating families and caregivers about the risks and consequences of falls in home settings is one of the best ways to keep North American households safe, according to safety experts.
May 10, 2012 - SecurTek Monitoring Solutions Inc. Today announced it is investing approximately $2.0 million to acquire the customer accounts of Intercept Security, a security monitoring provider that has been serving Alberta homes, families, and businesses for more than 20 years.
August 8, 2011 - Ron Styles, SaskTel President and CEO, today announced that members of the Communications Energy & Paperworkers Union of Canada (CEP) have voted in favour of ratifying a new collective agreement at SecurTek.
June 1, 2011 - SecurTek launched a social media contest on June 1, 2011 which will run until August 31, 2011. To be entered to win participants have to "like" us on Facebook or "follow" us on Twitter!
June 2, 2011 - The Canadian Security Association (CANASA) is advising homeowners to beware of door-to-door alarm sales companies. "Occasionally these companies will use scare tactics or very aggressive sales people who won't take no for an answer. Homeowners often feel trapped into making a decision on the spot, which can lead to problems," says Mona Emond, Director of Marketing and Communications for CANASA.
March 24, 2011 - SecurTek Monitoring Solutions Inc. today announced it is investing approximately $1.1 million to acquire approximately 1,300 customer accounts from one security monitoring provider in Saskatchewan and three providers based in Alberta.
March 1, 2011 - March is Fraud Awareness month - so why not learn something new about protecting yourself and your family?
January 14 -2011 - It’s been a long time coming… and SecurTek is now getting their feet wet on the west coast of Vancouver! SecurTek Home Manager, a service that has been under research and development for a couple of years, is now making its way into the spotlight debuting Friday, January 14th, 2011.
December 30, 2010 - If you have been tuned in to the news lately, you will have heard about some tragic incidents involving deaths or illness due to carbon monoxide poisoning. Most recently, in Humboldt, SK, 24 care home residents, 5 employees and 2 visitors were evacuated to the Humboldt District Hospital after a leak in their boiler caused high levels of carbon monoxide gas.
November 12, 2011- Melhoff Security, an Authorized Dealer for SecurTek was presented with the Medicine Hat Chamber of Commerce Small Business Award for 2010 at the organization's recent Gala.
August 10, 2010 - SecurTek Monitoring Solutions Inc. today announced it will invest $1.4 million to acquire approximately 7,500 wholesale and retail accounts of Ontario-based Maximum Monitoring Services Ltd.
August 9, 2011 - SecurTek offers wireless backup, keeping your system connected via internet or cellular feeds. This means, in the event that the phone line fails or you don't have a traditional phone line, a signal can still be transmitted to the SecurTek Monitoring Station.
August 9, 2011 - A monitored security system from SecurTek can monitor your home against instrusion, fire, flood, carbon monoxide and damaging high or low temperature changes.
January 16, 2011 - While SecurTek has been offering Videofied to some Saskatchewan customers for a limited time, we are now proudly offering monitoring services for the Videofied products to all of our dealer network and customers Canada wide.
May 4, 2011 - Door knocking - or door-to-door sales - is a technique being used more frequently by many companies, including alarm companies. While it can be a positive way to reach out to and share security information with a community, the Better Business Bureau (and SecurTek) has received complaints of high pressure sales tactics used by these companies. The Better Business Bureau warns customers to be cautious and informed when answering the door to alarm system salespeople.
January 27, 2011 - SecurTek, together with CPEAC (Canadian Public Employees Acquisition Club), has created a discount offer exclusively for CPEAC members. CPEAC is an organization which recognizes public employees by seeking out discounts exclusively for their members.
January 11, 2011 - The Holiday Season is the season for giving! The SecurTek Pioneer Volunteer Club organized a "Deck the Halls" collection witin SecurTek.
January 8, 2011 - The SecurTek.com website is now offering a "Customer Feedback and Stories" form. Customers can now easily submit their own security related stories, testimonials and general feedback right from our webstie.
October 2, 2011 - Starting in October, 2009, SecurTek has partnered with Janine Wilson of Janson Homes and Realty to provide security monitoring services in a featured show home located in Regina, Saskatchewan's "Harbour Landing" at 4633 Malcolm Drive.
August 18, 2011 - SecurTek was proud to be featured as the cover story "SAMMYs 2009: Making Marketing Magic" in the June, 2009 issue of Security Sales & Integration magazine.
June 25, 2011 - On June 24, 2009, AAA Alarms, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. (MTS), and SecurTek, a wholly-owned SaskTel subsidiary, announced a joint agreement.
June 2, 2011 - Here are a few tips to help you recognize legitimate sales people if you are considering a purchase via a door-to-door sale.
May 21, 2009 - SecurTek along with its partner Home Automated Living, today announced the launch of the SecurTek Home Manager service– a centralized, whole-home automation system that is the first of its kind in Canada.
May 4, 1999 - SecurTek Monitoring Solutions Inc. officially went into business on May 5, 1999, and is proud to be celebrating our 10th anniversary in 2009!