Which companies are finalists in the 2019 Workplace Benefits Awards?

Benefits Canada is proud to announce the finalists of the 2019 Workplace Benefits Awards.

This year’s entries set records in many categories, with a total of nearly 100 nominations. The winners will be announced at a luncheon event on Oct. 17 at the Arcadian Loft in Toronto.

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This year’s finalists are:

Absence management:

  • Scotiabank
  • WSP Canada Inc.

Diversity program:

  • Fidelity Canada
  • Niagara Casinos
  • Scotiabank

Mental health:

  • 3M
  • IBM Canada Ltd.
  • Niagara Casinos
  • Ontario Power Generation

Health and wellness (>1,000 employees):

  • City of Mississauga
  • Fidelity Canada
  • Fluor Canada Ltd.
  • Niagara Casinos

Health and wellness (<1,000 employees):

  • Benefits by Design
  • Franklin Templeton Investments
  • Inertia Engineering + Design Inc.

Benefits plan communications:

  • Alberta Motor Association
  • Citibank Canada
  • Telus Communications Inc.
  • WSP Canada Inc.

Pension plan communications:

  • Citibank Canada
  • DHL Supply Chain
  • Goodyear Canada Inc.
  • Niagara Casinos

Read: Who are the winners of the 2018 Workplace Benefits Awards?

Benefits Canada would like to thank sponsors Green Shield Canada and Morneau Shepell Ltd. for their support of the 2019 Workplace Benefits Awards.

We’d also like to thank the panel of judges that helped select this year’s finalists and winners: Sarah Beech, Accompass Inc.; Gavin Benjamin, Willis Towers Watson; Linda Lewis-Daly, Lewis-Daly & Associates; Jordan Fremont, Bennet Jones LLP; Jean-Guy Gauthier, CQFD Actuariat; Alyssa Hodder, Eckler Ltd.; Marliee Mark, Marilee Mark Consulting; Jennifer Paterson, Benefits Canada; Colin Ripsman, Elegant Investment Solutions Inc.; Kim Siddall, Aon; and Alethea Spiridon, Benefits Canada

Special thanks also goes out to four of last year’s winners who took part in judging this year: Martha Callum, senior director of total rewards at Coca-Cola Canada Bottling Ltd.; Tanya Hickey, senior manager of health and safety strategies at Ontario Power Generation; Nancy Marchese, manager of employee health, safety and benefits at the City of Richmond Hill; and Kate Tilsley, senior director of total rewards and HRIS at Staples Canada.

We look forward to seeing you on Oct. 17 for the awards ceremony and luncheon. Buy your tickets here.