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The City of Edmonton

Companies by Name  (K-Z)  (A-J)

KPMG LLP is a leading accounting and professional services firm, providing auditing, tax and financial advisory services. It established the AdaptAbility Network to provide support for persons with disabilities as well as raise awareness amongst the broader workforce.

Loblaw Companies Limited is a retailer of food, as well as a provider of drugstore, general merchandise and financial products and services. It recently participated on the federal government's Panel on Labour Market Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities.

Manitoba Hydro is the province's energy utility that generates and exports electricity to wholesale markets in Canada and the mid-western United States. Manitoba Hydro created a transitional employment program called Project Search in partnership with SCE Lifeworks, a non-profit organization that helps high school students with intellectual disabilities gain meaningful employment.

Government of Manitoba provides public services to the province and employs over 14,000 people. It recently created a 12-month diverse employee development program for existing employees who demonstrate leadership potential and self declare as Aboriginal, visible minority, or persons with a disability.

McCarthy Tétrault LLP is a Canadian law firm that specializes in business law, litigation services, tax law, real property law, labour and employment law. It participates in the University of Toronto's "Law in Action Within Schools"  program which offers internship opportunities for disadvantaged students.

Mount Sinai Hospital is a 472-bed teaching, research and patient care hospital. It launched the "Being an Ally" campaign to educate the broader workforce on how to act as an ally and resource for persons with mental health issues, addictions, disabilities or members of the LGBT community.

National Bank Financial Group is the sixth-largest chartered bank in Canada. It has maintained a bursary and summer employment program for students with functional limitations for over twenty years.

Newalta Corporation is a provider of industrial waste management and environmental services, specializing in the recycling and recovery of products from industrial residue. It created a mentoring program for female employees and works with the Calgary Immigrant Women's Association (CIWA) to provide work placement opportunities to CIWA members when available.

Government of the Northwest Territories provides government services and programs to over 43,000 people living across Canada's third largest political jurisdiction. It maintains a government-wide Traditional Knowledge Policy, to ensure that Aboriginal knowledge, values and experience are handed down from generation to generation.

Ontario Public Service/OPS is a non-partisan body that manages and delivers government programs and services to the province of Ontario. OPS is the first organization in Ontario to comply with accessibility requirements under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and recently launched Accessibility@Source, a campaign to provide practical information to employees on how to consider accessibility at the beginning of their projects, processes and policies.

City of Ottawa provides municipal government services to residents and businesses in the nation's capital. The department of parks, recreation and culture manages a Youth Futures program to provide young people who are new Canadians, visible minorities, or individuals living in poverty, with leadership training, work experience, and mentoring opportunities.

Procter & Gamble Inc. is a leading manufacturer and marketer of a wide range of consumer products. P&G Inc. manages several employee support groups.

PwC/PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP provides industry focused assurance, advisory and tax services in the areas of corporate accountability, risk management, structuring and mergers and acquisitions, and performance and process improvement. PwC supports the advancement of female employees through "Women Upfront Circles," which facilitate engagement and networking events.

RBC/Royal Bank of Canada is the country's largest financial services group. The bank developed a web-based program to help managers understand how to encourage an inclusive workplace for employees with disabilities.

Rogers Communications Inc. is one of Canada's largest integrated communications companies. It created the Rogers Women's Network (RWN) to promote the retention and professional development of female employees.

Saskatchewan Government Insurance/SGI is a provider of property and casualty insurance products and services. SGI participates in the Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology's employment readiness and bridging programs to assist the employment efforts of persons with disabilities.

City of Saskatoon provides municipal government services to approximately 224,300 residents. The City maintains a social diversity group which meets on a regular basis to share ideas on inclusion initiatives.

SaskPower is the principal supplier of electricity in Saskatchewan. It maintains a diversity department that is responsible for developing programs and initiatives to improve workplace diversity and inclusion.

SaskTel is a provider of communications services to residential and business customers. SaskTel works with the Saskatchewan Abilities Council to provide summer employment and internship opportunities for persons with disabilities.

Shaw Communications Inc. is a telecommunications company that serves approximately 3.4 million internet, television and home phone customers. The company offers work placement opportunities to new Canadians through partnerships with community organizations such as YWCA, Bow Valley College and the Calgary Immigrant Women's Association.

Shell Canada Limited is an integrated petroleum company that develops and retails petroleum products. It launched its second annual cross-regional diversity and inclusion week  which included lunch and learn sessions, employee network fairs and Aboriginal awareness sessions.

Sodexo Canada Ltd provides outsourced food and facilities management services to clients across Canada. The company maintains over 30 partnerships with community organizations to support the training and professional development of Aboriginal peoples.

StandardAero is a provider of gas turbine engine repair and overhaul services for the international aerospace industry. It is a member of the Manitoba Employment Equity Practitioners Association and provides employees with opportunities to attend workshops and seminars organized by the association.

Stikeman Elliott LLP is a business law firm that specializes in corporate finance, corporate-commercial law, banking, structured finance, real estate, insolvency, employment and business litigation. The Montreal office launched a "gender balance" initiative to facilitate the advancement of women at the office.

City of Surrey provides local government services to a population of approximately 460,000 residents. In partnership with the City of Vancouver and the Aboriginal Community Career Employment Services, the city of Surrey created a 9-week program to help Aboriginal people develop their employment skills.

TD Bank Group provides financial and banking services to millions of customers across Canada and around the world. TD Bank Group provides mandatory diversity and inclusion training to help employees recognize unconscious bias and stereotypes.

TELUS Corporation is Canada's second-largest telecommunications company. The Corporation created "Spectrum", a forum for LGBTQA employees to openly network and promote inclusive policies and practices.

University of Toronto is one of Canada's largest research and teaching universities. The university's Positive