ECS Canada specializes in security services for small, medium and large enterprises. ECS offers all the services necessary for businesses to run smoothly. Our team, located in Quebec and Ontario, is recognized for its pragmatism, rigour, business acumen, and ability to exceed expectations. ECS offers all the services necessary for businesses to run smoothly ECS offers all the services necessary for businesses to run smoothly.

André Giroux

André Giroux
Président, ECS Canada
Québec, Qc

Mr. Giroux has 25 years of experience with the Quebec Provincial Police and occupied several key positions during his career. As a seasoned investigator and interrogator, he gained expertise in major crimes such as murder, kidnapping, and organized crime. He served as negotiator and commander of the Tactical Intervention Group – hostage situations and was an advisor to the Major Crime Investigations management team at QPP headquarters. Mr. Giroux is also a behavioral analysis specialist Mr. Giroux is also a behavioral analysis specialist with extensive training in polygraphy, having studied at the Canadian Police College – American Polygraph Association. In this capacity, he successfully closed several murder investigations in Quebec and Europe. He ended his career as a QPP officer as a specialist in emergency measures and Director of Operations and Investigations for the Eastern Quebec region.
Jacques Tanguay

Jacques Tanguay
Vice-Président, ECS Canada
Qc, Quebec

Mr. Tanguay is a businessman who has devoted his talents to serving the community. As vice-president and managing director of Ameublements Tanguay, he has made many philanthropic gestures over the years. He has also founded teams and sports events that have become success stories and have made Quebec city shine. M. Tanguay is responsible for the creation and success of the distinguished Laval university football team Rouge et Or. He also helped relaunch the major junior hockey team Remparts de Quebec while, at the same time, encouraging the players to continue their studies and get involved in the community.

In 2008, Mr. Tanguay was inducted into the prestigious honorary institution the Académie des Grands Québecois (economic sector). He was also made a Member of the Order of Canada, one of the most prestigious civic honorary distinctions in Canada, for his unfailing support of economic, sporting and community development in the Quebec area. Mr. Tanguay has contributed to the success of ECS Canada as vice-president since 2013.

Sylvain Lefebvre

Sylvain Lefebvre
Chief Operating Officer, ECS Canada

Mr. Lefebvre served for 29 years with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). He began his career in Alberta where he held various positions such as patrol officer, investigator and member of the Emergency Response Team (ERT). In Quebec, he evolved within the Escouade Régionale Mixte (ERM), a multidisciplinary squad investigating outlaw motorcycle groups. He has piloted several major files involving organized crime. He has also worked in the areas of national security, border integrity and criminal intelligence. He has extensive experience in surveillance, informant monitoring and interviewing. He has also served as an investigator trainer at the Royal Malaysian Police College. He ended his career as non-commissioned officer in charge of the Centre-du-Québec and Mauricie detachments of the RCMP.

Justin Lapointe

Justin Lapointe
Director of Security, ECS Canada

Mr. Lapointe joined the management team of ECS Canada on May 1, 2020, after completing his Bachelor of Administration, Accounting specialization. . He was able to lead the security department team during the crisis related to COVID-19 in order to achieve organizational objectives and meet the expectations of our clients and the requirements of public health. The contracts led by Mr. Lapointe, under the leadership of ECS Canada, have an exemplary track record in the industry.

Me Lyne Morais
Director of Legal Services, ECS Canada

Mr. Morais joined the ECS Canada team after a 34-year career as a Crown Prosecutor, including 9 years as Assistant Chief Prosecutor for the Quebec District. A specialist in major crimes such as organized crime, drugs, murder, wiretapping, undercover work and investigative techniques, she has also taught at the École nationale de police du Québec (ENPQ), the Canadian Police College (CPC), and Laval University, and is a guest lecturer with various specialized squads across Canada. She was responsible for assigning major cases in economic crime at the provincial level.

Norman Kelly

Norman Kelly
Director of business development, Western Quebec Region, ECS Canada

A career police officer with more than 26 years of service with the Sûreté du Québec, Mr. Kelly has developed an expertise in behavioural analysis. In fact, he is considered one of the most experienced polygraphists in the forensic community. His competence and rigour are recognized by his peers across Canada. Regularly invited as a speaker, Mr. Kelly is frequently asked to testify as an expert witness before the courts. His 16 years of experience as an investigator in the Major Crimes and Homicide Section provide him with solid expertise that can provide support and strategic advice to our business partners.

  • Damage and claims investigator.
  • President of the firm of Norman Kelly, “polygraph expert”.
  • Sergeant-polygraphist at the Behavioural Analysis Service Division, Sûreté du Québec.
  • Detective Sergeant, Crimes Against the Person, Sûreté du Québec, Montreal.
  • Detective Sergeant, Major Crimes – Sûreté du Québec.
  • Credit Manager, Liquid Carbonic.
Serge Racine

Serge Racine
Director of Development, Western Quebec Region, ECS Canada

Mr. Racine has 31 years of service with the Sûreté du Québec as well as 5 years as an investigator with the Commission de la construction du Québec. He has held various high-level positions during his career.

  • Investigator in charge for the enforcement of Act R-20 (Act governing labour relations, vocational training, and workforce management in the construction industry). In this position, he carried out several sensitive investigations for the Commission.
  • Lieutenant-investigator, Professional Standards Bureau, Sûreté du Québec.
  • Lieutenant in charge of Escouade Régionale Mixte (ERM) Rive-Nord.
  • Lieutenant in charge of organized and major crimes teams (BRE Montréal-Laval-Laurentides-Lanaudière).
  • Lieutenant in charge of the organized crime unit (Mauricie and Centre-du-Québec).
  • Investigator specializing in organized crime cases.

His expertise and professional background are assets in our client relationships. Mr. Racine’s pragmatism and practicality make him eager to offer personalized service that meets the needs of our clients.

Christian Bergeron

Christian Bergeron
Director of Safety, Emergency Preparedness, Fire and Training, ECS Canada

Cumulant plus de 33 ans dans le milieu industriel de classe mondial, M. Bergeron a dirigé comme chef de service chez Rio Tinto Fer et Titane les départements de sûreté industrielle, de protection incendie et des mesures d’urgence du complexe de Sorel-Tracy. Sous sa gouverne, l’organisation est devenue l’un des leaders du groupe pour sa brigade d’intervention et de la prise en charge de la protection incendie de ces installations. Agissant comme leader du Programme de Résilience et de Reprise des Affaires, M. Bergeron a doté son entreprise d’un programme robuste de niveau international. Finalement, en tant qu’officier de sûreté d’installation maritime, il a assuré le respect de la Réglementation sur le Transport Maritime tel que requis par Transports Canada.
Michel Pelchat

Michel Pelchat
Director, ECS Canada Saguenay

Mr. Pelchat has 29 years of experience with the Sûreté du Québec during which he held several important positions.

  • Director of the MRC Canapisceau Fermont and Shefferville stations.
  • Director of the MRC Lac-St-Jean-Est station, Alma.
  • Director of the Beauce-Sartigan station, Saint-Georges de Beauce.
  • Sergeant-investigator, Internal Affairs Bureau, Grand Quartier Général, Sûreté du Québec.
  • Corporal, Sainte-Anne-des-Monts station, MRC Matane.
  • Investigator, Major Crimes Unit, Hull.
  • Signals and Communication foreman, Canadian National, Charny.
  • Fire training and confined space access.
  • President “SOS plongée” (Divemaster level IV, Search and Rescue).
Brian Dakin

Brian Dakin
Regional Manager Toronto, ECS Canada

After a career of more than 30 years with the Toronto Police Service, Mr. Dakin retired in 2011. During his career, he held several investigative positions, first with the Major Crimes Unit and then with the Special Investigations Unit, where he led surveillance and wiretap teams. He also served in sub-units such as the Break and Enter Squad, Cargo Theft Unit, Fugitive Squad, and Major Projects section of the Impact Task force (which later became the Guns and Gangs unit). After retiring from the police force, Mr. Dakin joined the private sector, where he worked as a private investigator, security advisor, and surveillance operations specialist.

Other services

ECS Canada possède une solide expertise dans la sécurité des transports, le suivi et le repérage en temps réel.

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Notre équipe est spécialisée en planification de mesures d’urgence, en sécurité événementielle et en gestion de crises.

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ECS Canada propose deux types de solutions en surveillance à distance : interne et externe.

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In today’s business environment, with a focus on just-in-time manufacturing and reduced inventory, companies cannot allow themselves to be subject to even the smallest of factory fires.

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Risk management is as important an element as production issues for all companies.

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Our experienced investigators have had careers with some of Canada’s finest police forces.

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ECS Canada’s team includes a lawyer with over 35 years of experience in criminal and penal law as a Crown prosecutor.

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Our team of intelligence analysts identifies, collects, and analyzes all relevant information of interest to our clients.

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All employers want to recruit and retain the best candidates in their field.

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