CONTAVA differentiates itself in the security industry with our extensive IT experience, accountable project management, reliable project delivery and dependable service support.

CONTAVA’s expertise is at work in public transit, banking, healthcare, hotels, casinos, oilfield, police services, video monitoring, government and public services, correctional facilities, education and retail.


Protecting the Entertained Public

Customer Challenge A public entertainment venue in West Edmonton recently underwent an expansion. A permanent structure was built adjacent to the existing building in which concerts and performances could be held. The capacity of the venue was 2,500 people. The client enlisted CONTAVA’s help to be able to capture the activities of the venue (including […]

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Washroom Access

Customer Challenge CONTAVA worked with a client responsible for the operation and security of a large shopping complex to secure their family washrooms. The client’s property and assets were expansive and there were many washroom areas in the building including family washrooms. These individual washrooms were unfortunately appealing to loiterers and vagrants because they were […]

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Parking Lot Protection

Customer Challenge This client has a large downtown parking area that is meant to be dedicated to employees and other authorized individuals associated with their organization. Before CONTAVA became involved in the project, the parking lot was unfenced and unmanned. The parking area is also some distance away from the physical building of the company […]

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Increasing Office Security

Customer Challenge It is an unfortunately reality that in our current society, today’s companies must be more careful to secure their buildings, assets, and people than their predecessors. CONTAVA has been working with one large organization to do just that. Following an incident where an unauthorized individual gained access to one of their secure executive […]

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The Derrick Golf and Winter Club

The Derrick Golf and Winter Club is a multi-purpose, private club in Edmonton. Their members enjoy fine facilities and services that include an 18-hole championship golf course, modern fitness centre, indoor aquatic centre, badminton courts, curling, tennis, childcare, locker rooms with a spa and a number of seasonal activities like cross country skiing and skating. […]

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Bullying, Vandalism and Cleanliness Impacted by Video Surveillance

Located in Sherwood Park, with 1300 people including 110 staff, Bev Facey Community High School is a large, complex organization. “Students need supervision,” says Joe Clark, assistant principal. “Bullying, vandalism and cleanliness are always a major concern at every school and now schools are also very cognizant of litigation.”

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Video Surveillence Upgrade: River Cree Casino

River Cree Casino was operating an out of date analog Surveillance system with reliability issues that required a high level of maintenance. Upgrading the video management would prevent equipment failures and improve operator effectiveness.

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City of Calgary LRT CCTV Replacement Project

The City of Calgary Transit department required end to end surveillance and monitoring of the Calgary Light Rail Transit (LRT) system. A control center is staffed 24/7 and is required to visually verify the safe operations of all the transit platforms.

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Telus Project #3

Telecommunications Company

After multiple acquisitions and mergers, the organization was administering and maintaining four access control systems and five video platforms with no centralized cardholder and access level data sources. The challenge was to replace all existing physical systems with a single scalable, integrated solution while minimizing impact to day to day activities.

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Large Shopping Mall

The mall which is a showcase video monitoring center for multiple shopping mall locations across North America, selected CONTAVA to install an access control platform and integrate it into the existing video management system.

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