Forbes and Statista identified the companies liked best by employees in their annual ranking of Canada’s best employers.
An independent survey asked more than 8,000 Canadians working for companies with more than 500 employees to rate their willingness to recommend their own employer to friends and family.
Employee evaluations also included other employers in their respective industries that stood out either positively or negatively.
York Region finished within the top 55 per cent of all 300 companies receiving the recognition and top 25 of all ‘Government Services’ companies in Canada.
The Region’s innovative programs and initiatives also regularly earn the organization a top spot on Mediacorp Canada Inc.’s annual lists of the top employers in Canada.
In 2020, York Region was named one of the GTA’s Top Employers, one of Canada’s Greenest Employers, one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers and a Top Employer for Young People.