Top 100 Canadian employers unveiled for 2017

Air Canada, IMAX, Thomson Reuters among winners
||Last Updated: 11/08/2016
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Air Canada, IMAX and the University of New Brunswick are among the winners of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2017, according to Mediacorp. The national competition determines which employers lead their industries in offering exceptional workplaces for employees.

Thomson Reuters, publisher of Canadian HR Reporter, has been named to the list. This was the first year the corporation applied on behalf of all Thomson Reuters Canada employees. Its Legal Division in Canada has been named a Top 100 Employer for the past eight years. 

"Things like career advancement and training are important when starting our careers, or family-friendly benefits and time-off as we gain more experience," said Richard Yerema, managing editor at Mediacorp Canada, which manages the competition. "To secure a place on a list such as Canada's Top 100 Employers, an employer has to do everything well — it's like being a hockey player who excels at both defence and offence, or an athlete who wins a triathlon."

Editors at Mediacorp grade employers on eight criteria: physical workplace; work atmosphere and social; health, financial and family benefits; vacation and time-off; employee communications; performance management; training and skills development; and community involvement.

The full list of winners is as follows:

3M Canada Company (London, Ont.)
Aboriginal Peoples Television Network / APTN (Winnipeg)
Accenture (Toronto)
Agrium (Calgary)
Air Canada (Saint-Laurent, Que.)
Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries (Boyle, Alta.)
ArcelorMittal Dofasco (Hamilton, Ont.)
Bank of Canada (Ottawa)
BASF Canada (Mississauga, Ont.)
Bayer (Mississauga, Ont.)
BC Public Service (Victoria)
BDC / Business Development Bank of Canada (Montreal)
Bell Canada (Montreal)
Cameco (Saskatoon, Sask.)
Canadian Heritage (Gatineau, Que.)
Canadian National Railway Company / CN (Montreal)
Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (Chalk River, Ont.)
Canadian Security Intelligence Service / CSIS (Ottawa)
Canadian Tire (Toronto)
Cargill (Winnipeg)
Carswell, a division of Thomson Reuters Canada (Toronto)
Catholic Children's Aid Society of Toronto (Toronto)
CBCL (Halifax)
Ceridian (Winnipeg)
CIBC (Toronto)
Cisco Systems Canada (Toronto)
College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC, The (Vancouver)
Corus Entertainment (Toronto)
Desjardins Group / Mouvement des caisses Desjardins (Lévis, Que.)
Diamond Schmitt Architects (Toronto)
Digital Extremes (London, Ont.)
EllisDon (Mississauga, Ont.)
Enbridge (Calgary)
Export Development Canada (Ottawa)
Fidelity Canada (Toronto)
Ford Motor Company of Canada (Oakville, Ont.)
General Electric Canada / GE (Mississauga, Ont.)
Goldcorp (Vancouver)
Graham Group (Calgary)
Great-West Life Assurance Company, The (Winnipeg)
Hatch (Mississauga, Ont.)
Hospital for Sick Children, The (Toronto)
HP Advanced Solutions (Victoria)
IMAX (Mississauga, Ont.)
Intact Financial (Toronto)
Irving Oil (Saint John, N.B.)
ISM Canada (Regina)
Ivanhoé Cambridge (Montreal)
KPMG LLP (Toronto)
L'Oréal Canada (Montreal)
Labatt Breweries of Canada (Toronto)
Loblaw Companies (Brampton, Ont.)
Manitoba Hydro (Winnipeg)
Mars (Bolton, Ont.)
McCarthy Tétrault LLP (Toronto & Montreal)
Medavie Blue Cross (Moncton, N.B.)
Mosaic Company, The (Regina)
National Energy Board (Calgary)
National Leasing Group (Winnipeg)
Nature's Path Foods (Richmond, B.C.)
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP (Toronto)
Nuance Communications Canada (Montreal)
Ontario Public Service / OPS (Toronto)
OpenText Corporation (Waterloo, Ont.)
PCL Construction (Edmonton)
PepsiCo Canada (Mississauga, Ont.)
Procter & Gamble (Toronto)
Provincial Health Services Authority / PHSA (Vancouver)
R.F. Binnie & Associates (Burnaby, B.C.)
Raymond James (Vancouver)
RBC (Toronto)
Rogers Communications (Toronto)
Salesforce Canada (Toronto)
Samsung Electronics Canada (Mississauga, Ont.)
Sandoz Canada (Boucherville, Que.)
SAP Canada (North York, Ont.)
Saskatchewan Government Insurance / SGI (Regina)
Saskatchewan Research Council / SRC (Saskatoon, Sask.)
Shaw Communications (Calgary)
Shell Canada (Calgary)
Siemens Canada (Oakville, Ont.)
Simon Fraser University (Burnaby, B.C.)
Stryker Canada (Hamilton, Ont.)
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (Toronto)
TD Bank Group (Toronto)
TELUS Corporation (Vancouver)
Toronto International Film Festival / TIFF (Toronto)
Toronto, City of (Toronto)
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada / TMMC (Cambridge, Ont.)
Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat (Ottawa)
Ubisoft Toronto (Toronto)
Union Gas Limited (Chatham, Ont.)
University of New Brunswick / UNB (Fredericton)
University of Toronto (Toronto)
University of Waterloo (Waterloo, Ont.)
Verafin (St. John's)
West Fraser Timber Co. (Vancouver)
World Vision Canada (Mississauga, Ont.)
Yukon, Government of (Whitehorse)

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