Benefits Canada is pleased to announce the finalists of the 2023 Workplace Benefits Awards.

This year’s awards program welcomed more than 115 entries across nine categories, all highlighting how Canada’s leading employers are supporting their employees’ physical, mental and financial well-being.

The winners will be announced on Oct. 20 at the King Edward Hotel in Toronto during the 2023 Healthy Outcomes Conference, an in-person event intended for employers to exchange ideas, best practices and tools for achieving improved employee health outcomes and enhanced organizational performance.

The full agenda is available here. Register to attend the 2023 Healthy Outcomes Conference here.

This year’s finalists are:

Absence Management

  • BDO Canada
  • Lululemon
  • TMX Group

Benefits Plan Communications

  • CIBC Mellon
  • Community Savings Credit Union
  • Lululemon
  • Schneider Electric

DEI Program

  • 1Password
  • BNP Paribas
  • Fidelity Canada
  • TMX Group

Financial Wellness Program

  • Air Canada
  • CAA Club Group
  • Lululemon
  • Scotiabank

Future of Work Strategy

  • Fidelity Canada
  • The Leadership Agency
  • TMX Group

Health/Wellness Program (>1,000 employees)

  • AstraZeneca Canada
  • CAA Club Group
  • Lululemon
  • Scotiabank

Health/Wellness Program (<1,000 employees)

  • Acden
  • Flight Centre Travel Group
  • Hydro Ottawa
  • PortsToronto

Mental Health Program (>1,000 employees)

  • First West Credit Union
  • Sun Life
  • Telus Communications

Mental Health Program (<1,000 employees)

  • Danone Canada
  • Flight Centre Travel Group
  • The Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan

Read: Meet the 2023 Workplace Benefits Awards judges

Benefits Canada would like to extend a huge thank you to the panel of judges that helped select this year’s finalists and winners: Katharine Coons, national workplace mental health specialist, Canadian Mental Health Association; Matt Davison, Western University’s dean of science and principal researcher at Canada’s Financial Wellness Lab; Jordan Fremont, partner, pensions and benefits team, Bennett Jones LLP; Jean-Guy Gauthier, expert in risk and benefits management, CQFD Actuariat; Julie Holden, principal, Holden & Associates; Sadie Janes, associate editor, Benefits Canada; Jennifer Paterson, editor, Benefits Canada; Lidia Pawlikowski, associate vice-president, health consulting, Hub International Ltd.; Lizann Reitmeier, associate director, Willis Towers Watson; and Blake Wolfe, managing editor, Benefits Canada.

Special thanks also goes out to six of last year’s winners who took part in this year’s awards judging: Madison Dickson, human resources coordinator, Equitable Bank; Michael Dimaano, manager, total compensation and HR policy, Ottawa Community Housing Corp.; Dana Hurst, director of wellness, BGIS Global Integrated Solutions Canada; Anna MacDonald, director of HR services, Alberta School Employee Benefit Plan; and Janet Young, director, well-being & health services, Telus Communications.

Congratulations again to all of the finalists.

The winners of the 2023 Workplace Benefits Awards will be announced during the 2023 Healthy Outcomes Conference. Register to attend here.