Accenture PLC, Toronto. Custom computer programming; 3,793 employees. In-vitro fertilization (IVF) treatments to a maximum of $15,000.
Aecon Group Inc., Toronto. Construction and infrastructure development; 9,684 employees. Offers year-end bonuses for all.
AMEC Americas Ltd., Oakville. Engineering services; 7,200 employees. Offers a two-year engineer-in-training program for engineering graduates preparing to write the PEng Ontario licensing exam.
Amex Canada Inc., Markham. Credit card issuing; 3,269 employees. Offers retirement planning assistance and phased-in work options.
Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario (AMAPCEO), Toronto. Labour unions and organizations; 38 employees. Provides maternity leave top-up payments to 93 per cent of salary for 52 weeks.
Bank of Montreal, Toronto. Banking; 28,686 employees. Has managed a diversity and workplace equity office for nearly 20 years.
Bayer Inc., Toronto. Pharmaceutical manufacturing; 702 employees. Offers tuition subsidies for courses taken at outside institutions.
Becton Dickinson Canada Inc., Mississauga. Medical technology; 545 employees. Offers a share purchase plan available to all employees.
BMW Canada Inc., Richmond Hill. Automobile wholesaler; 171 employees. Offers a variety of in-house and online training programs.
CAA South Central Ontario, Thornhill. Insurance; 1,146 employees. Offers a variety of alternative work arrangements.
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC), Toronto. Banking; 33,965 employees. Manages a dedicated women’s employee network.
Canadian Tire Corp. Ltd., Toronto. Hardware stores; 68,000 employees. Provides subsidies for tuition and professional accreditation.
Capital One Bank (Canada Branch), Toronto. Credit card issuing; 815 employees. Offers an adoption subsidy up to $5,000.
Carswell, a division of Thomson Reuters Canada Ltd., Toronto. Publishers; 984 employees. Offers employee referral bonuses to $1,500 for successful hires.
Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Toronto, Toronto. Child and youth services; 581 employees. Considers previous work experience for vacation entitlement.
Central Community Care Access Centre/CCAC, Newmarket. Home health care; 591 employees. Encourages life-work balance with a a 35-hour work week.
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto. Specialty hospitals; 2,067 employees. Onsite amenities include a fitness facility with free membership.
Children’s Aid Society of Toronto, Toronto. Child and youth services; 764 employees. Starts employees with four weeks of paid vacation.
Chubb Insurance Co. of Canada, Toronto. Insurance; 400 employees. Provides formal mentoring and career planning services.
Coca-Cola Canada, Toronto. Soft drink manufacturing; 5,186 employees. Offers extended health benefits coverage during maternity leave.
College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, Toronto. Professional organization; 285 employees. Provides compassionate leave top-up payments to 100 per cent of salary for eight weeks.
Corus Entertainment Inc., Toronto. Television broadcasting; 1,522 employees. Head office features a unique daylight harvesting lighting system.
Dell Canada Inc., North York. Electronic computer manufacturing; 945 employees. Provides employer contributions to a matching RRSP plan.
Diamond & Schmitt Architects Inc., Toronto. Architectural services;120 employees. Offers in-house apprenticeship programs.
Digital Rapids Corp., Markham. Computer systems design; 56 employees. Offers a profit-sharing plan available to all employees.
Durham College of Applied Arts and Technology, Oshawa. Colleges, universities and professional schools; 713 employees. Employees help direct the college’s charitable program.
eHealth Ontario, Toronto. Computer systems design; 832 employees. Offers parental leave top-up to new fathers and adoptive parents to 93 per cent of salary for 15 weeks.
EllisDon Corp., Mississauga. Building construction; 1,164 employees. Added more than 150 new positions last year.
EMD Inc., Mississauga. Pharmaceutical preparation manufacturing; 152 employees. Offers adoptive parents a subsidy to help cover the costs of adoption.
Enterprise Rent-A-Car Canada Ltd., Toronto. Car rental; 2,183 employees. Encourages employees to volunteer in the community with up to two volunteer days off each year.
Ernst & Young LLP, Toronto. Certified public accountants; 4,427 employees. Maintains an environmental sustainability advisory panel to help reduce the firm’s environmental footprint.
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Toronto. Hotels; 8,705 employees. Offers discounted rates at their hotels and resorts around the world for employees plus their families and friends.
Fidelity Investments Canada ULC, Toronto. Portfolio management; 666 employees. Encourages employees to stay in shape with fitness club subsidies.
Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP, Toronto. Lawyers; 1,437 employees. Offers leadership training and in-house apprenticeship programs.
Gamma-Dynacare Medical Laboratories Inc., Brampton. Medical laboratories; 1,835 employees. Manages an academic scholarship program for children of employees who pursue postsecondary studies.
General Motors of Canada Ltd. (GM), Oshawa. Motor vehicle manufacturing; 10,317 employees. Head office offers a subsidized membership fitness facility and a quiet room for meditation and reflection.
Goodrich Aerospace Canada Ltd., Oakville. Aircraft parts and auxiliary equipment manufacturing; 967 employees. Offers career planning services.
Halton, Regional Municipality of, Oakville. Regional government; 1,706 employees. Provides an employee lounge and cafeteria with healthy menus.
Hewlett-Packard Canada Co., Mississauga. Electronic computer manufacturing; 6,372 employees. Offers flexible hours, telecommuting and compressed workweek options.
Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, Toronto. Specialty hospitals; 503 employees. Manages an onsite daycare facility.
Home Depot Canada, Toronto. Hardware stores; 13,580 employees. Provides a free fitness facility at head office and a nap room for those who need a quick rest.
Honeywell International Inc., Mississauga. Automatic environmental control manufacturing; 4,123 employees. Employees receive time off to volunteer for charitable causes.
Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto. Hospitals; 4,529 employees. Supports employee development and offers a formal management training program.
Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Toronto. Colleges, universities, and professional schools; 1,355 employees. Manages an onsite daycare facility.
Intelex Technologies Inc., Toronto. Software publishers; 168 employees. Offers subsidies for tuition and professional accreditation.
Ipsos Canada, Toronto. Marketing research and public opinion polling; 690 employees. Includes signing bonuses for some employees.
KPMG LLP, Toronto. Certified public accountants; 5,778 employees. Manages a national diversity advisory board to oversee the firm’s diversity, equity and inclusion strategy.
Kruger Products Ltd., Mississauga. Paper mills; 1,915 employees. Provides year-end bonuses for all.
Law Society of Upper Canada, Toronto. Professional organizations; 520 employees. Helps older workers prepare for life after work with retirement planning assistance.
Loblaw Cos. Ltd., Brampton. Supermarkets; 29,725 employees. Manages a fully-paid 18-month training program for recent graduates.
LoyaltyOne Inc., Toronto. Marketing consulting services; 1,226 employees. Offers a share purchase plan available to all employees.
Manulife Financial Corp., Toronto. Life insurance; 10,999 employees. Lets employees customize their health benefits plan.
Mars Canada Inc., Bolton. Confectionery manufacturing; 474 employees. Employees manage an in-house environmental sustainability team.
Marsh Canada Ltd., Toronto. Insurance; 1,157 employees. Provides referral bonuses to $5,000.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP, Toronto. Lawyers; 1,467 employees. Offers formal mentoring.
Medtronic of Canada Ltd., Brampton. Medical apparatus manufacturing; 437 employees. Head office features a lounge with a pool table, video games and table hockey.
Meridian Credit Union, Toronto. Credit unions; 956 employees. Offers a range of in-house and online training programs.
Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences, Toronto. Technical and trade schools; 162 employees. Provides parental top-up for fathers and adoptive parents to 85 per cent of salary for 35 weeks.
Miller Group, Markham. Highway, street and bridge construction; 3,816 employees. Manages an academic scholarship program for children of employees for postsecondary education.
Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto. Hospital; 2,302 employees. Offers retirement planning assistance along with phased-in work options.
National Ballet of Canada, Toronto. Dance company; 216 employees. Head office features an onsite fitness facility with free membership.
Nelson Education Ltd., Toronto. Publisher; 398 employees. Provides paid time off for employees to volunteer for their favourite charitable initiatives.
Novo Nordisk Canada Inc., Mississauga. Pharmaceutical preparation manufacturing; 273 employees. Supports local, national and international charitable organizations.
Ontario Power Authority, Toronto. Regulation and administration of utilities; 214 employees. New employees receive three weeks paid vacation as well as paid personal days off.
Ontario Public Service, Toronto. Provincial government; 62,441 employees. Manages a number of internship, co-op and summer student programs.
Ontario Securities Commission, Toronto. Regulation, licensing and inspection of commercial sectors; 491 employees. Offers a variety of alternative work arrangements.
Peel Regional Police, Brampton. Police protection; 2,798 employees. Manages an onsite daycare facility.
Pelmorex Media Inc., Oakville. Television broadcasting; 356 employees. Offers six weeks paid vacation for long-serving employees.
PepsiCo Beverages Canada, Mississauga. Soft drink manufacturing; 4,186 employees. Offers referral bonuses to $5,000.
PowerStream Inc., Vaughan. Electric power distribution; 515 employees. Provides an onsite cafeteria with healthy menus and subsidized meals.
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Toronto. Certified public accountants; 6,527 employees. Hosts employee-led environmental committees at offices across the country.
Procter & Gamble Inc., Toronto. Toiletry product manufacturing; 2,012 employees. Manages an academic scholarship program for children of employees who attend postsecondary institutions.
Rogers Communications Inc., Toronto. Cable; 24,102 employees. Offers generous discounts on a wide range of company products.
Royal Bank of Canada, Toronto. Banking; 52,815 employees. Offers discounted mortgage and personal loan rates to employees.
RSA Canada Group, Toronto. Insurance; 1,730 employees. Offers a range of alternative work arrangements and reduced summer hours.
SAP Canada Inc., North York. Custom computer programming; 2,131 employees. Offers tuition subsidies to $10,000 each year for job-related courses.
SAS Institute (Canada) Inc., Toronto. Custom computer programming; 269 employees. Employees enjoy full breakfasts while on the job (free on Fridays) and healthy snacks throughout the day.
Shoppers Drug Mart Inc., Toronto. Drug store;1,323 employees. Offers referral bonuses up to $3,000.
Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket. Hospital; 1,797 employees. Offers parental leave top-up payments for new fathers and adoptive parents to 93 per cent of salary for 12 weeks.
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto. Hospital; 5,208 employees. Offers fertility drug treatments through its health benefits plan.
Takeda Canada Inc., Oakville. Medicinal and botanical manufacturing; 234 employees. Provides year-end bonuses and a profit-sharing plan available to all employees.
Toronto-Dominion Bank, Toronto. Banking; 43,850 employees. Operates an in-house Back to Business rotational work program for women returning to work.
Toronto Hydro Corp., Toronto. Electric power distribution; 1,742 employees. Employees can apply for an unpaid leave of absence for up to one year.
Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), Toronto. Motion pictures; 149 employees. Offers internship opportunities and in-house training programs.
Unilever Canada Inc., Toronto. Toiletry product manufacturing; 1,392 employees. Provides parental leave top-up payments to employees who are adoptive parents.
United Way of Greater Toronto, Toronto. Grant making and giving services; 196 employees. Provides a subsidy to $12,000 for in vitro fertilization (IVF).
University of Toronto, Toronto. Colleges, universities and professional schools; 8,485 employees. Manages onsite daycare facilities at each campus location.
William Osler Health System, Brampton. Hospital; 2,792 employees. Contributes to a defined benefit pension plan.
World Vision Canada, Mississauga. Social advocacy; 442 employees. Provides employees with the opportunity to visit locations where World Vision operates.
XE.com Inc., Newmarket. Non-depository credit intermediation; 25 employees. Provides an employee lounge with television, foosball, table hockey and table tennis.
Xerox Canada Inc., Toronto. Computer manufacturing; 3,588 employees. Offers subsidies for tuition up to $6,000 and professional accreditation.
Yamaha Motor Canada Ltd., Toronto. Motor vehicle wholesalers; 169 employees. Head office provides a cafeteria with healthy and special diet menus.
YMCA of Greater Toronto, Toronto. Individual and family services; 1,310 employees. Offers phased-in work options for older employees.
York, Regional Municipality of, Newmarket. Regional government; 2,759 employees. Features an onsite fitness facility.
YWCA Toronto. Individual and family services; 203 employees. Provides more time off to employees working in a challenging industry, with four weeks of vacation to start.