Who are Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2019? Could you measure up for 2020?

Are you interested in turning your workplace into a top 100 for 2020? Or, are you seeking a career with a top 100 company? [The full list below.] The Globe and Mail’s latest “Canada’s Top 100 Employers” list is a good place to start. For twenty years, the Top 100 Employers list ranked employers based on eight criteria:

1. Physical workplace

2. Work atmosphere and social aspects

3. Health, financial and family benefits

4. Vacation and time off

5. Employee communications

6. Performance management

7. Training and skills development

8. Community involvement.

The Top 100 list is entirely made up of companies with corporate head offices in Canada but can be any size, private or public. According to the official website, “It’s often said people are the biggest asset of any business. To many, it’s just a slogan, but Canada’s Top 100 Employers 2019 live by those words.”

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Examples of best practices


Canada’s Top 100 site gives examples of what it takes to rank top 100. These companies can attract top talent through initiatives that encourage personal growth, ongoing learning and career development. Training, mentoring and job rotation are highly valued. Tuition subsidies, in-house training and interactive on-line training are all important.

For example, TD Bank encourages volunteering in community programs — a genuine feel-good opportunity. 3M provides interactive online training, including helpful videos


Do you measure up?


As a company, or as a career prospect, do you have what it takes to be in the Top 100? Judge for yourself. Here is the list of the top 100 Companies to work for in Canada (alphabetical, not ranked):

  •     3M Canada Company
  •     Aboriginal Peoples Television Network Inc. / APTN
  •     Accenture Inc.
  •     AccorHotels
  •     ACL Services Ltd.
  •     Adobe Systems Canada Inc.
  •     Agriculture Financial Services Corporation / AFSC
  •     Air Canada
  •     Alberta Health Services / AHS
  •     ArcelorMittal Dofasco G.P.
  •     Bank of Canada
  •     BASF Canada Inc.
  •     BC Public Service
  •     Bell Canada
  •     Best Buy Canada Ltd.
  •     Canada Revenue Agency / CRA
  •     Canadian Heritage
  •     Canadian Nuclear Laboratories Ltd.
  •     Canadian Tire Corporation Limited
  •     Cargill Limited
  •     CBCL Limited
  •     Ceridian HCM Inc.
  •     Children’s Aid Society of Toronto
  •     CIBC
  •     Cisco Systems Canada Co.
  •     College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia, The
  •     CWB National Leasing Inc.
  •     Desjardins Group / Mouvement des caisses Desjardins
  •     Diamond Schmitt Architects Inc.
  •     Digital Extremes Ltd.
  •     Emera Inc.
  •     Export Development Canada
  •     Fidelity Canada
  •     Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited
  •     Graham Group
  •     Hatch Ltd.
  •     Hospital for Sick Children, The
  •     House of Commons Administration
  •     Innovatia Inc.
  •     Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
  •     Intact Financial Corporation
  •     Irving Oil
  •     ISM Canada
  •     Ivanhoé Cambridge Inc.
  •     K+S Potash Canada GP
  •     Keurig Canada Inc.
  •     Keyera Corp.
  •     KPMG LLP
  •     L’Oréal Canada Inc.
  •     Labatt Brewing Company Limited
  •     Left of the Dot Media Inc.
  •     Loblaw Companies Limited
  •     Mars Inc.
  •     Mattamy Homes Limited
  •     McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  •     Modern Niagara Group Inc.
  •     Mountain Equipment Co-op
  •     Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) Canada
  •     National Energy Board
  •     Nature’s Path Foods, Inc.
  •     NAV CANADA
  •     Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  •     OpenText Corporation
  •     PCL Construction
  •     Pembina Pipeline Corporation
  •     PepsiCo Canada
  •     Pfizer Canada Inc.
  •     Procter & Gamble Inc.
  •     R.F. Binnie & Associates Ltd.
  •     Rio Tinto
  •     Rogers Communications Inc.
  •     Royal Bank of Canada
  •     Salesforce
  •     Samsung Electronics Canada Inc.
  •     SAP Canada Inc.
  •     SaskTel
  •     Schneider Electric Canada Inc.
  •     Sekisui Diagnostics PEI Ltd.
  •     Shopify Inc.
  •     Simon Fraser University
  •     Stryker Canada Inc.
  •     Suncor Energy Inc.
  •     Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  •     TD Bank Group
  •     Teck Resources Limited
  •     Thomson Reuters Canada Limited
  •     Toronto, City of
  •     Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Inc. / TMMC
  •     Ubisoft Toronto Inc.
  •     University of New Brunswick / UNB
  •     University of Toronto
  •     University of Waterloo
  •     Université de Montréal
  •     Vancouver City Savings Credit Union
  •     Verafin Inc.
  •     Vidéotron Ltée
  •     West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.
  •     World Vision Canada
  •     Xerox Canada Ltd.
  •     Yukon, Government of

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