Skip to main content
100-999 EMPLOYEES
Legend:
Best Workplace for 5+ years
Best Workplace for 10+ years
Best Workplace for 15+ years

Explorance

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY // SOFTWARE

explorance.com

Head office: Montreal, QC
Employees: 150

The Work-Life Balance Program at Explorance provides unlimited time off, exclusive YMCA-plus membership for employees and spouses, the Employee Blue Lounge (includes TV, pool table, darts and relaxation area) and the Blue Diner (vintage arcades games, jukebox).

Thinkific

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY // SOFTWARE

thinkific.com

Head office: Vancouver, BC
Employees: 250

Thinkific is a diverse team – 50% of the team is female and over 20 different countries are represented! They welcome all applicants regardless of race, gender, sexual identity, economic class, ability, disability, age, religious beliefs or disbeliefs, or status.

7shifts

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY // SOFTWARE

7shifts.com

Head office: Saskatoon, SK
Employees: 144

7shifts cares about employee health and happiness. The Wellness Spending Account of $500/ year helps maintain and enhance employee well-being. Eligible expenses include fitness activities and work from home equipment so everyone is comfortable during COVID-19 and beyond.

Integracare Inc.

HEALTH CARE

integracare.on.ca

Head office: Toronto, ON
Employees: 125

Integracare offers 100% of its Caregivers free education in all four facets of Dementia Care as taught by the Alzheimer’s Society of Toronto (AST). This unique education relationship is part of an ongoing exclusive partnership agreement with AST.

Dejero

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

dejero.com

Head office: Waterloo, ON
Employees: 122

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.

Online Business Systems

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY // IT CONSULTING

obsglobal.com

Head office: Winnipeg, MN
Employees: 265

At Online, their Referral Bonus Program encourages Onliners to network and refer people who are both a cultural and technical fit. Referral bonuses are generous and consider factors like billable hours and employment duration to determine the bonus.

Axonify

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY // SOFTWARE

axonify.com

Head office: Waterloo, ON
Employees: 175

Axonifiers have ample time away from work to rest and recharge. This includes ‘Summer Friday Flex Hours,’ three bonus days in December and ‘Axonify Holidays’ where the CEO shuts down the company to encourage family time.

Kira Systems

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY // SOFTWARE

kirasystems.com

Head office: Toronto, ON
Employees: 161

Kira wants employees to be life-long learners. Their Shine Brighter benefit provides $1,500 annually to spend on anything related to professional development. They also provide regular learning sessions to all Kirans covering topics from financial reporting to coping with anxiety.

The PEER Group Inc.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY // SOFTWARE

peergroup.com

Head office: Kitchener, ON
Employees: 165

The PEER Group creates a supportive network for new hires. This includes a comprehensive two to four-week training plan, meetings to create relationships and a mentor to show them the ropes. Lots of feedback and support is a winning combination.

Points International Ltd.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY // SOFTWARE

points.com

Head office: Toronto, ON
Employees: 238

This year especially, Points encourages employees to take care of their mental and physical wellness. They provide $300 annually for fitness expenses. For mental wellness, they offer $3,000 coverage for mental health practitioners and a daily “No-Meeting Zone.”

The Trust Index® reveals how to maximize engagement and impact productivity. It’s clear. It’s effective.

Jobber

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY // SOFTWARE

getjobber.com

Head office: Edmonton, AB
Employees: 270

Jobber’s full-time Career Coach works with employees to improve their performance and enhance their career development. The Skills and Development Manager works closely with the Career Coach to ensure employees are learning and developing their skills.

Wave Financial Inc.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY // SOFTWARE

waveapps.com

Head office: Toronto, ON
Employees: 300

The Women@Wave program welcomes women across industries at a senior executive level, providing an opportunity for dialogue by hearing directly from those leaders on a monthly cadence, as an exclusive session for Women-identifying Wavers.

360insights

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY // SOFTWARE

360insights.com

Head office: Whitby, ON
Employees: 386

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

Kicking Horse Coffee

MANUFACTURING & PRODUCTION // FOOD PRODUCTS / BEVERAGES

kickinghorsecoffee.com

Head office: Invermere, BC
Employees: 122

The Green Commuting Program at Kicking Horse Coffee encourages a healthy workforce and local environment. Employees who walk or bike to work are paid an additional $3 per day and carpoolers earn $2 per day.

Dialogue

HEALTH CARE // OTHER SPECIALTY SERVICES

dialogue.co

Head office: Montreal, QC
Employees: 398

Dialogue provides its employees (and their families) with unlimited access to their telemedicine platform, where they can consult medical professionals for primary and mental health care 24/7 at the click of a button.

Bananatag Systems Inc.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY // SOFTWARE

bananatag.com

Head office: Kelowna, BC
Employees: 119

At Bananatag, work promotions are important milestones and are celebrated with purpose. To recognize these employees and their significant impact on the company, they receive a personalized promotional gift to show Bananatag’s appreciation for their hard work.

Traction on Demand

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY // IT CONSULTING

tractionondemand.com

Head office: Burnaby, BC
Employees: 487

To support ‘Healthy Hearts and Heads,’ Traction on Demand provides everyone with $100/quarter to spend on wellness: physical or mental. On top of their extended benefits plan, this covers running shoes, yoga classes, sports memberships, etc.

Resolver Inc.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY // SOFTWARE

resolver.com

Head office: Toronto, ON
Employees: 163

Resolver’s Career Development Program frames career growth through skill assessment, personalized learning plans and supportive coaching. They encourage growth that isn’t just linear so Resolverites can grow within or between teams based on personal motivations.

VMAC Global Technology Inc.

MANUFACTURING & PRODUCTION // MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT

vmacair.com

Head office: Nanaimo, BC
Employees: 124

VMAC Global Technology recognizes the importance of employee development programs. They offer a wide range of professional development opportunities and apprenticeships.

Achievers

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY // SOFTWARE

achievers.com

Head office: Toronto, ON
Employees: 339

At Achievers, the health and dental benefits (that include a Health Care Spending Account) and company RPP program with employer matching is effective the first day of employment, no waiting period.

Simply Green Home Services Inc.

RETAIL

mysimplygreen.com

Head office: North York, ON
Employees: 135

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

Canadian Olympic Committee

NON-PROFIT AND CHARITY ORGANIZATIONS

olympic.ca

Head office: Toronto, ON
Employees: 113

Most COC employees have an opportunity to work on-site during Olympic and Pan Am Games! From managing volunteers at the Canada Olympic House to assisting Canadian athletes in the Olympic Village, opportunities abound and all employees receive official Games clothing.

Proof Strategies Inc.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES // ADVERTISING & MARKETING

getproof.com

Head office: Toronto, ON
Employees: 110

At Proof Strategies, employees enjoy payment in full for business and non-business education courses.

Security Compass

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY // SOFTWARE

securitycompass.com

Head office: Toronto, ON
Employees: 231

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.

BlueCat

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY // SOFTWARE

bluecatnetworks.com

Head office: Toronto, ON
Employees: 246

BlueCat supports the health and wellness of employees through competitive group benefits and initiatives that promote physical and mental well-being. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, they had virtual mindfulness training, yoga and access to mental health resources.

MOSAIC

NON-PROFIT AND CHARITY ORGANIZATIONS

mosaicbc.org

Head office: Vancouver, BC
Employees: 300

MOSAIC offers a flextime schedule, working an additional 1⁄2 hour daily earns one workday off every three weeks. Alternative work arrangements are also considered including job sharing and working one day per week from home.

CMLS Financial

FINANCIAL SERVICES & INSURANCE // BANKING/CREDIT SERVICES

cmls.ca

Head office: Vancouver, BC
Employees: 359

CMLS offers professional development opportunities for both soft and technical skills. This includes their “RoadMap to Success” rotation program and accessible secondment and mentorship programs to help employees find their niche and happy place.

Clark Wilson LLP

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES // LEGAL

cwilson.com

Head office: Vancouver, BC
Employees: 250

Clark Wilson is committed to broadening the minds of their employees. They support career development and financially support tuition costs for career advancement.

FreshBooks

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY // SOFTWARE

freshbooks.com

Head office: Toronto, ON
Employees: 368

At FreshBooks, they support new parents with industry-leading Parental Leave Benefits. This includes two-week Parental Leave (100% paid), 90% EI top-up (up to 30 weeks) as well as baby swag and a week of meal delivery service.

Key Assets Newfoundland and Labrador

SOCIAL SERVICES AND GOVERNMENT AGENCIES // HUMAN HEALTH AND SOCIAL WORK ACTIVITIES

keyassetsnl.ca

Head office: St. John’s, NL
Employees: 334

The Wall of Fame at Key Assets showcases employees who exemplify the organization’s values. Quarterly, employees who have demonstrated exceptional adherence to one of the values receive a framed certificate, which is hung on the Wall.

Q4 Inc.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY // SOFTWARE

q4inc.com

Head office: Toronto, ON
Employees: 374

Recognition and appreciation are part of Q4’s culture with fun quarterly employee appreciation events, peer-to-peer recognition that inspires employees to live the company values, generous awards from $50 to $1,500 and their unique BloQs of Achievements program.

Bath Fitter Distributing Inc.

MANUFACTURING & PRODUCTION

bathfitter.com

Head office: Saint-Eustache, QC
Employees: 156

Bath Fitter recognizes employee’s personal and professional milestones, every time and every year! They live their family culture with many celebrations including Appreciate Day, Heath Day, service recognitions, celebrations for every birth, and every birthday equals a free lunch.

Bond Brand Loyalty

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES // ADVERTISING & MARKETING

bondbrandloyalty.com

Head office: Toronto, ON
Employees: 414

The CEO at Bond hosts regular (now virtual) All Employee Meetings providing an informative, interactive way for employees to learn what is going on at Bond across all business areas. The CEO and other business leaders also host monthly coffee chats for employees.

Zymeworks Inc.

BIOTECHNOLOGY & PHARMACEUTICALS // BIOTECHNOLOGY

zymeworks.com

Head office: Vancouver, BC
Employees: 225

ZymeLife benefit is a ‘choose your own adventure’ reimbursement program that provides all employees $1,200 yearly to use for a variety of life expenses including, but not limited to, family wellness, education and fitness.

The Commonwell Mutual Insurance Group

FINANCIAL SERVICES & INSURANCE

thecommonwell.ca

Head office: Lindsay, ON
Employees: 176

Introduced prior to the pandemic, Commonwell’s approach to flexible work gives employees choice around working from home or in the office, and flexibility around when they work. It’s all about creating a collaborative, inclusive culture.

Haventree Bank

FINANCIAL SERVICES & INSURANCE // BANKING/CREDIT SERVICES

haventreebank.com

Head office: Toronto, ON
Employees: 172

Haventree employees develop a performance agreement with their team. These provide yearly objectives, and bonuses depend on measured results. The employees meet regularly with managers to review, identify blockages and ensure a clear line of sight to reach their maximum potential.

WFCU Credit Union

FINANCIAL SERVICES & INSURANCE

wfcu.ca

Head office: Windsor, ON
Employees: 248

The employee wellness benefit at WFCU provides 2.5% of an employee’s previous year’s salary to spend on anything that enhances physical or mental well-being including additional vacation days, sports league memberships and spa services.

Open Door Group

SOCIAL SERVICES AND GOVERNMENT AGENCIES // HUMAN HEALTH AND SOCIAL WORK ACTIVITIES

opendoorgroup.org

Head office: Vancouver, BC
Employees: 113

The annual Staff Day at Open Door Group supports team building, reconnection and the genuine appreciation of their staff. Events include team building activities, a state of the union address from the CEO, and recognition of milestone anniversaries.

Xperigo

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES // BUSINESS PROCESS OUTSOURCING / CALL CENTRES

xperigo.com

Head office: Markham, ON
Employees: 220

New team members at Xperigo receive a welcome package when they join the organization filled with branded and essential items to successfully start their new role. They also get branded gifts at their six-month and one-year anniversaries.

Hothead Games

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

hotheadgames.com

Head office: Vancouver, BC
Employees: 140

Health and wellness are priorities at Hothead Games. They offer a 2,000-square-foot gym with many free classes. When COVID-19 resulted in work-from-home plans, classes were offered virtually. They also mailed two Hothead facemasks to employees’ homes.

Vendasta

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY // SOFTWARE

vendasta.com

Head office: Saskatoon, SK
Employees: 450

Vendasta commits to matching specific employee monetary contributions that match their mandate. Employees can take 0.5 days a year paid to volunteer on their own, or unlimited days with a company-run event.

Richardson Wealth Limited

FINANCIAL SERVICES & INSURANCE // INVESTMENTS

richardsonwealth.com

Head office: Toronto, ON
Employees: 822

Richardson Wealth has an education assistance program whereby courses and professional membership dues are reimbursed to employees who qualify.

Doctors of BC

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

doctorsofbc.ca

Head office: Vancouver, BC
Employees: 260

Doctors of BC continuously improves its benefits. This year to reduce employee burnout and stress from the pandemic, the office closed for an extra three days over July and into September to give employees additional paid time off.

Ada

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY // SOFTWARE

ada.cx

Head office: Toronto, ON
Employees: 145

Ada has a vacation minimum, not a maximum. They also have a holiday shut down in late December and early January so they can ensure people are well rested.

CapriCMW

FINANCIAL SERVICES & INSURANCE // GENERAL INSURANCE

capricmw.ca

Head office: Kelowna, BC
Employees: 460

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

Optimus SBR

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES // CONSULTING – MANAGEMENT

optimussbr.com

Head office: Toronto, ON
Employees: 131

Employees get up to 12 Optimus Days (preset days off) throughout the year, to supplement paid vacation days. This offers flexibility to their people so they can take a needed break to enjoy some extra time for themselves.

Equitable Bank

FINANCIAL SERVICES & INSURANCE // BANKING/CREDIT SERVICES

equitablebank.ca

Head office: Toronto, ON
Employees: 826

Equitable Bank offers new moms and dads a top-up on their EI when off for the birth or adoption of their new child. The benefit includes eight weeks top-up to 100% of salary.

Fiix Software

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY // SOFTWARE

fiixsoftware.com

Head office: Toronto, ON
Employees: 179

Every Fiix employee is given two volunteer days to spend time helping in the community. Employees can join a company-initiated volunteer event (i.e. planting for RARE or Canadians Who Code) or attend a personal volunteer event.

Clearly, a Division of EssilorLuxottica Canada Inc.

RETAIL // E-COMMERCE

clearly.ca

Head office: Vancouver, BC
Employees: 188

The team at Clearly values selfimprovement and continued learning. In addition to an annual $1,000 tuition allotment, they offer lunch and learns, and many development and diversity programs with resources for personal and professional growth.

O2E Brands

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

o2ebrands.com

Head office: Vancouver, BC
Employees: 457

Development is multifaceted at O2E – employees complete Individual Development Plans, their in-house A-Player Development Program enables employees to connect and share knowledge with their peers, and O2E covers up to 75% of external course costs.


Advertising feature produced by Randall Anthony Communications with Great Place To Work Canada. The Globe’s editorial department was not involved.