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7shifts

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY / SOFTWARE
www.7shifts.com

Head office: Saskatoon, SK
Employees: 158
Previous years on list: NA


7shifts cares about employee health and happiness. Fulltime employees have a Wellness Spending Account of $500/year to help maintain and enhance their well-being. Eligible expenses include fitness activities and sports equipment to promote good health.

Our success is a reflection of the team we have a built and the core values we share, which drive our business forward.

— Jordan Boesch, 7shifts CEO
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Explorance

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY / SOFTWARE
www.explorance.com

Head office: Montreal, QC
Employees: 151
Previous years on list: 2014 to 2019


Explorance employees have unlimited time off. They also get an exclusive membership to the MAA gym for themselves and their spouse. For relaxation, the office has a tv area, pool table, darts, vintage arcade games and more.

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Kira Systems

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY / SOFTWARE
www.kirasystems.com

Head office: Toronto, ON
Employees: 169
Previous years on list: NA


The Leaders at Scale program provides Kira’s leaders with four hours/month of dedicated in-classroom time, as well as 1:1 coaching opportunities, to help them develop leadership skills. They currently have 30+ leaders enrolled.

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Traction on Demand

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY / IT CONSULTING
www.tractionondemand.com

Head office: Burnaby, BC
Employees: 525
Previous years on list: 2014 to 2019


To support the value Building Community, the CEO created employee stock ownership for Tractionites to be part of something bigger: to create a legacy. Existing owners invite new Tractionites in based on performance. They crowd source it!

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Ian Martin Group

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES / STAFFING & RECRUITMENT
www.ianmartin.com

Head office: Oakville, ON
Employees: 133
Previous years on list: 2013 to 2019


Ian Martin Group matches employee’s charitable donations 100% until the company hits a maximum of $10,000 donated in a fiscal year period.

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The PEER Group Inc.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY / SOFTWARE
www.peergroup.com

Head office: Kitchener, ON
Employees: 150
Previous years on list: 2008, 2013 to 2019


The PEER Group provides scholarships for employees and their children, helping them become future industry leaders in STEM disciplines. Undergrad students get $750 per semester, and employees get books, study time and courses paid for if they pass.

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Online Business Systems

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY / IT CONSULTING
www.obsglobal.com

Head office: Winnipeg, MB
Employees: 261
Previous years on list: 2007 to 2019


Culture in Action is a peer recognition program at Online to appreciate and recognize fellow Onliners. Recipients receive recogniton throughout the company, on Facebook, as well as a $25 gift card, swag or even a charitable donation.

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Jobber

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY / SOFTWARE
www.getjobber.com

Head office: Edmonton, AB
Employees: 210
Previous years on list: NA


Jobber’s full-time Career Coach works with employees to improve performance and enhance career development. The Skills and Development Manager then ensures the coach’s recommendations are executed and that employees are learning and developing.

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G Adventures

RETAIL / SPECIALTY
www.gadventures.com

Head office: Toronto, ON
Employees: 296
Previous years on list: 2010 to 2019


Employees receive a FAM (familiarization trip) yearly plus five FAM days to use while away. There are no destination restrictions and up to $3,000 is covered by G. Employees also receive $750 off their flight(s).

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FreshBooks

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY / SOFTWARE
www.freshbooks.com

Head office: Toronto, ON
Employees: 332
Previous years on list: 2015 to 2019


To ensure FreshBookers are healthy and happy while at work, a mindfulness meditation instructor comes weekly along with a yoga instructor, registered massage therapist and clinical counsellor. They also have a free, fully stacked on-site gym.

Never underestimate the transformative effect that humanity and care can have on your business and everyone you work with.

— Tracy Smith, President, The Mark
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Dejero

IINFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
www.dejero.com

Head office: Waterloo, ON
Employees: 125
Previous years on list: 2019


Employees at Dejero have a spending account for purchasing health and wellness-related activities, goods and services. An additional account can be used for medical, hospital and dental expenses not fully covered by group, spouse or government benefits.

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Wave Financial Inc.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY / SOFTWARE
www.waveapps.com

Head office: Toronto, ON
Employees: 280
Previous years on list: 2018, 2019


Wave provides the opportunity to strengthen communication and leadership skills through My Voice My Lens, a oneof- a-kind experience that artfully involves ‘seeing’ oneself through a camera lens, integrating self-portrait photography with leadership training and personal growth.

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Axonify Inc.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY / SOFTWARE
www.axonify.com

Head office: Waterloo, ON
Employees: 173
Previous years on list: 2017 to 2019


Axonify’s new poker chips celebrate Axonifiers who achieve important milestones, live Axonify values and complete significant programs. Each poker chip is thoughtfully designed to align with Axonify’s branding/culture and perfectly complements the existing recognition program.

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Klick Inc.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES / ADVERTISING AND MARKETING
www.klick.com

Head office: Toronto, ON
Employees: 662
Previous years on list: 2012 to 2019


Klick has an in-house, fully equipped gym, a yoga studio with complimentary fitness classes, yoga, HIIT and strength training. There’s a complimentary towel service with private showers and an app that gives perks to those who follow fitness challenges.

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Bath Fitter Distributing Inc.

MANUFACTURING & PRODUCTION
www.bathfitter.com

Head office: St-Eustache, QC
Employees: 137
Previous years on list: 2018, 2019


Bathfitter prides itself on promoting healthy habits for all. They offer the service of a nutritionist, an ergotherapist and a personal trainer during work hours to all their employees.

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360insights

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY / SOFTWARE
www.360insights.com

Head office: Whitby, ON
Employees: 475
Previous years on list: 2013 to 2019


360 Culture Bootcamp is a two-day offsite event where elected Culture Ambassadors and company executives participate in team-building, do a deep dive into corporate culture theory and participate in creating the upcoming year’s culture strategy.

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Points International Ltd.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY / SOFTWARE
www.points.com

Head office: Toronto, ON
Employees: 254
Previous years on list: 2015 to 2019


Points’ semi-annual Pitch Day sees employees pitching their favourite charity or cause for company support. Points also supports a variety of charitable partnerships, and employees are given one day off annually to volunteer.

Culture is the operating system that has enabled us to grow our team and business.

— Ian Malcolm, President & CEO, Lumency Inc.
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Urban Systems Ltd.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES / CONSULTING ENGINEERING
www.urbansystems.ca

Head office: Kamloops, BC
Employees: 474
Previous years on list: 2006 to 2019


Urban Systems hosts a 2.5-day retirement planning session at a retreat centre to help senior practitioners develop a vision of life after Urban Systems that has purpose and fulfilment. All travel, accommodation and session costs are covered.

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Proof Inc.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES / ADVERTISING AND MARKETING
www.getproof.com

Head office: Toronto, ON
Employees: 108
Previous years on list: 2007 to 2010, 2014, 2016


On an employee’s fifth anniversary at Proof Inc., they are awarded $5,000 to pay for a trip anywhere in the world and an additional week of vacation that year.

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Doctors of BC

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
www.doctorsofbc.ca

Head office: Vancouver, BC
Employees: 237
Previous years on list: 2018, 2019


The Summer Hours program at Doctors of BC allows employees to work their 35-hours in four days, giving them long weekends throughout the summer. This is just one example of their commitment to continuously improve benefits.

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Resolver Inc.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY / SOFTWARE
www.resolver.com

Head office: Toronto, ON
Employees: 167
Previous years on list: 2017 to 2019


Resolver’s Career Development Program provides a framework for career growth with skill review, personalized Learning Plans and supportive coaching. Employees are empowered to explore diverse avenues for growth from mastery to people leadership to inter-team mobility.

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BlueCat

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY / SOFTWARE
www.bluecatnetworks.com

Head office: Toronto, ON
Employees: 250
Previous years on list: 2017 to 2019


Professional development is top of mind at BlueCat: employees have a Continuing Education Fund of $1,000; BlueCat hosts a Leadership Summit yearly; and detailed career paths, individual development plans and internal hiring create opportunity to achieve growth goals.

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Bond Brand Loyalty

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES / ADVERTISING AND MARKETING
www.bondbrandloyalty.com

Head office: Mississauga, ON
Employees: 515
Previous years on list: NA


Bond Brand Loyalty recognizes employee contributions through annual nominations. Nominees are invited to a special reception to mingle with business leaders. The award winners receive a statue for their desk and a personalized experiential gift awarded on stage.

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WFCU Credit Union

FINANCIAL SERVICES & INSURANCE
www.wfcu.ca

Head office: Windsor, ON
Employees: 241
Previous years on list: 2014, 2019


Employee Wellness at WFCU equates to a percentage of an employee’s previous year’s salary. Employees are encouraged to spend on enhancing their phyiscal or mental wellbeing including additional vacation days, sports memberships, spa services, day care costs, etc.

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Trico Homes

CONSTRUCTION, INFRASTRUCTURE & REAL ESTATE
www.tricohomes.com

Head office: Calgary, AB
Employees: 169
Previous years on list: 2006 to 2008, 2010 to 2016, 2018, 2019


Years of service at Trico are acknowledged at five-year intervals. Staff receive a personalized letter from the CEO and $100 per year of service. In addition, they are recognized at the annual Christmas party.

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Gardiner Roberts LLP

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES / LEGAL
www.grllp.com

Head office: Toronto, ON
Employees: 148
Previous years on list: 2009 to 2012, 2017 to 2019


Gardiner Roberts provides employees with fitness classes including yoga and pilates, and special discounts on outside classes and memberships. Registered Massage Therapists visit the office quarterly to help employees relieve tension and physical stress.

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Security Compass

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY / SOFTWARE
www.securitycompass.com

Head office: Toronto, ON
Employees: 213
Previous years on list: 2019


Security Compass offers employees open paid time off, allowing them to take vacation, personal days or sick days at their discretion. This policy allows employees to take time to rest, relax and enjoy a healthy work/life balance.

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VMAC

MANUFACTURING & PRODUCTION / MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT
www.vmacair.com

Head office: Nanaimo, BC
Employees: 124
Previous years on list: 2009


At VMAC, they believe in sharing profits with employees. As such, 20% of net profit is paid to all co-workers.

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Intelex Technologies Inc.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY / SOFTWARE
www.intelex.com

Head office: Toronto, ON
Employees: 343
Previous years on list: 2012 to 2019


Intelex’s sponsored clubs help Intelexians pursue personal passions and share them with colleagues! They have a club for many interests and hobbies, and it’s a perfect way to get to know other Intelexians, connect and stay healthy.

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Diff

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
www.diffagency.com

Head office: Montreal, QC
Employees: 104
Previous years on list: 2018, 2019


Diff has core office hours, which allows people to work from home as needed. And with at least five weeks of annual vacation, employees can take time off as needed, provided project goals and expectations are met.

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Q4 Inc.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY / SOFTWARE
www.q4inc.com

Head office: Toronto, ON
Employees: 270
Previous years on list: 2019


Socials at Q4 create great energy and encourage employee bonding. Beer Fri-YAYs are popular, and their #Q4orce Social Committee organizes various other socials; think Halloween, Q4 Olympics, Pride Party, Ping Pong for Prostate, holiday soirées and more!

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Achievers

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY / SOFTWARE
www.achievers.com

Head office: Toronto, ON
Employees: 288
Previous years on list: 2012, 2013, 2015


Achievers integrates a total health model by offering programs for physical, mental, financial and social well-being. This includes onsite massage therapy, meditation, financial education and the Personal Top 1’s program where employees receive $250 annually to achieve a personal goal.

Innovation isn’t fuelled by good ideas. Innovation is fuelled by engaged, caring, happy people with good ideas.

— Lilika Beck, Managing Director, Connect Hearing
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Beedie

CONSTRUCTION, INFRASTRUCTURE & REAL ESTATE
www.beedie.ca

Head office: Burnaby, BC
Employees: 373
Previous years on list: 2016, 2017, 2019


Beedie Cares is a company-wide, employee-driven volunteer program supporting children, seniors and families in their communities. Every year, they collectively select organizations to work with and offer support through fundraising, donating time and targeted giving.

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JMP Solutions

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES / CONSULTING ENGINEERING
www.jmpsolutions.com

Head office: London, ON
Employees: 182
Previous years on list: 2013 to 2019


When financially feasible, JMP will endeavour to share 10% of before-tax profits with employees by means of Christmas and summer profit-sharing payments for the preceding sixmonth period.

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Canadian Olympic Committee

NON-PROFIT AND CHARITY ORGANIZATIONS
www.olympic.ca

Head office: Toronto, ON
Employees: 115
Previous years on list: NA


COC sponsors an annual, two-day staff retreat. Typically held at a resort, it includes strategic business updates, employee development, team-building and “down time” to enjoy the facilities. Service awards and annual recognition awards are distributed.

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Royal LePage Performance Realty

CONSTRUCTION, INFRASTRUCTURE & REAL ESTATE / REAL ESTATE
www.performancerealty.ca

Head office: Ottawa, ON
Employees: 385
Previous years on list: 2008 to 2019


The Extra Mile Program recognizes support staff and sales representatives who go the extra mile to make a difference. Appreciation comes in many forms – gift cards, shout-outs, framed certificates, newsletter mentions, a hand-written thank you, etc.

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Simply Green Home Services

RETAIL / SPECIALTY
www.mysimplygreen.com

Head office: Toronto, ON
Employees: 117
Previous years on list: 2016 to 2019


Simply Green Home Services offers educational and training expense reimbursement for conferences, networking events, seminars, etc.

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Search Realty Corp., Brokerage

CONSTRUCTION, INFRASTRUCTURE & REAL ESTATE / REAL ESTATE
www.searchrealty.ca

Head office: Mississauga, ON
Employees: 300
Previous years on list: NA


Search Realty Sales Representatives are given $450 in marketing credits for each referred sales representative who joins Search Realty. These marketing credits can then be used to close more deals.

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Rome Logistics Group

TRANSPORTATION / PACKAGE & FREIGHT TRANSPORT
www.rometransportation.com

Head office: Kitchener, ON
Employees: NA
Previous years on list: NA


At Rome Logistics Group, Account Executives receive up to 36% of the gross profit margin they generate, and the incentive program is uncapped.

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Prospera Credit Union

FINANCIAL SERVICES & INSURANCE
www.prospera.ca

Head office: Surrey, BC
Employees: 804
Previous years on list: NA


Prospera employees are eligible for banking benefits including equity lines of credit, personal loans and lines of credit at reduced interest rates. Employees can also meet with financial planners during work to plan for financial goals.

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Clark Wilson LLP

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES / LEGAL
www.cwilson.com

Head office: Vancouver, BC
Employees: 240
Previous years on list: NA


Building careers is important at Clark Wilson. To that end, they support employees’ career development in a variety of ways including providing financial support for tuition costs associated with career advancement.

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CapriCMW Insurance

FINANCIAL SERVICES & INSURANCE / GENERAL INSURANCE
www.capricmw.ca

Head office: Kelowna, BC
Employees: 420
Previous years on list: 2009 to 2013, 2016 to 2019


After two years of service, any employee can become an owner at CapriCMW. They offer an interest-free loan to help employees purchase shares, and participants benefit from an annual cash payout as well as increased share value.

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CMLS Financial

FINANCIAL SERVICES & INSURANCE / BANKING/CREDIT SERVICES
www.cmls.ca

Head office: Vancouver, BC
Employees: 294
Previous years on list: 2018


RoadMap to Success at CMLS is a rotation program that allows high-potential employees to prepare for their next role. Programs are tailored to the individuals career path, and time is carved out of their day for specific development.

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BTY Group

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES / CONSULTING ENGINEERING
www.bty.com

Head office: Vancouver, BC
Employees: 165
Previous years on list: NA


BTY Group employees receive 50% to 100% financial support for professional development programs pertaining to their professional and personal career goals. For new, entry-level employees, the LEAP Graduate Development Program creates clear pathways for their first year.

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HomeStars Inc.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
www.homestars.com

Head office: Toronto, ON
Employees: 125
Previous years on list: NA


Employees at HomeStars are eligible for $1,000 each calendar year to use to take courses or certificates to continue their learning. This allows their employees to take initiative to grow their careers.

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Gore Mutual Insurance

FINANCIAL SERVICES & INSURANCE / GENERAL INSURANCE
www.goremutual.ca

Head office: Cambridge, ON
Employees: 378
Previous years on list: 2018


Gore Mutual offers an in-house fitness centre with fully equipped gym and instructor-led aerobics classes, free parking and a park-like campus setting with picnic tables and barbecue area for employees to use.

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Lakeside Process Controls Ltd.

INDUSTRIAL SERVICES / ENGINEERING
www.lakesidecontrols.ca

Head office: Mississauga, ON
Employees: 308
Previous years on list: 2011 to 2019


Lakeside’s locations host a children’s Christmas party for their employees’ children. It’s an afternoon event with snacks and games. The president dresses up as Santa and hands out gifts for all children 12 and under.

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Optimus SBR

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES / CONSULTING – MANAGEMENT
www.optimussbr.com

Head office: Toronto, ON
Employees: 136
Previous years on list: 2019


Optimus SBR employees work with Career Managers and can be promoted at any time once their career development plan is achieved. Combined with the LinkedIn Learning Program, employees create and follow a learning path to enhance their skillsets.

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Clearly

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
www.clearly.ca

Head office: Vancouver, BC
Employees: 201
Previous years on list: NA


80% of Clearly’s employees are co-owners of EssilorLuxottica, their parent company. Employee shareholding is a unique feature at Clearly, allowing employees to engage in governance of one of the largest publicly traded companies in the world.

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O2E Brands Inc.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
www.o2ebrands.com

Head office: Vancouver, BC
Employees: 553
Previous years on list: 2007, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2014 to 2019


O2E has an interactive website where team members share life goals. Team members and seven Goal Ambassadors are cheerleaders and, for futher support and encouragement, the daily Huddle starts with a 101 Life Goal update from an employee.

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