Keyword: Workplace Benefits Awards

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Robust communications campaign leads to award for TMX Group

TMX Group Ltd.’s robust communications campaign for its long-standing employee share purchase plan led to a win in the benefits plan communications category at Benefits Canada‘s 2020 Workplace Benefits Awards on Oct. 16. In April 2020, the financial services company branded its ESPP with the slogan “Think like an owner, be an owner,” encouraging an ownership mentality among staff. The […]

CSS pension plan recognized for digital-first communications strategy

The Co-operative Superannuation Society Pension Plan’s digital-first communications plan netted it the pension plan communications award at Benefits Canada‘s 2020 Workplace Benefits Awards on Oct. 16. The CSS pension plan’s communications strategy was influenced by the technology and fintech industries and meeting its members where they are — online.  “We’re a defined contribution pension plan, so it’s […]

Niagara Casinos earns mental-health award for prevention, awareness strategy

Niagara Casinos took home the mental-health award at Benefits Canada‘s 2019 Workplace Benefits Awards in Toronto on Oct. 17 for its thorough and comprehensive approach to supporting its employees’ mental health. Its strategy, which is focused on awareness and prevention, aims to create and support a mentally healthy workplace, remove the stigma and provide resources […]

Goodyear Canada awarded for pun-filled pension communications

According to Goodyear Canada Inc., pension communications don’t have to be boring — and it’s not afraid to use puns to make its employees pay attention. The company’s strategy, encompassing targeted messaging and creatively designed materials, netted it the award for pension communications at Benefits Canada‘s 2019 Workplace Benefits Awards on Oct. 17. Goodyear Canada […]

Fidelity Canada wins award for holistic health program

Fidelity Canada’s traditional health and wellness program has evolved into a holistic initiative that incorporates every aspect of working life, leading to its award win for a health and wellness program for an organization with more than 1,000 employees at Benefits Canada’s 2019 Workplace Benefits Awards in Toronto on Oct. 17. “I think the reality […]

Scotiabank recognized for creating culture of diversity in workplace

At Benefits Canada‘s 2019 Workplace Benefits Awards, Scotiabank was recognized in the diversity category for a focus that’s “thoughtful” and “fulsome,” according to judges. “I think it’s becoming well-known — and research shows — that more diverse organizations perform better against their peers and are in the top quartile and in all sorts of different metrics,” said […]

Innovative benefits communication nets award for WSP Canada

WSP Canada Inc.’s innovative communications plan to increase employees’ awareness of its benefits plan enhancements netted it the benefits plan communications award at Benefits Canada‘s 2019 Workplace Benefits Awards in Toronto on Oct. 17. In addition to standard email and intranet articles, the professional services firm’s communications plan included using its chief executive officer’s weekly email missives to […]

Putting employees first led to OPG’s Workplace Benefits Awards win

Ontario Power Generation’s win in the absence management category at Benefits Canada’s 2018 Workplace Benefits Awards has meant a lot to the organization, especially for upper management, because it showed them it’s putting employees first, says Tanya Hickey, senior manager of health and safety strategies. She believes OPG won the award because of the many proactive things it’s done. “We took a look […]

Peer recognition big part of entering Workplace Benefits Awards, says 2018 winner

Getting a sense of what industry peers are doing and what they think of the plan’s work was an important reason why the College of Applied Arts and Technology pension plan entered Benefits Canada‘s 2018 Workplace Benefits Awards, according Derek Dobson, its president and plan manager. “It’s always good to get industry and peer feedback,” he says. “Every […]

Great-West Life’s Aarssen awarded for industry leadership

Perseverance, communication and innovation are just a few of the words used to describe Jeff Aarssen. Aarsseen, the recently retired vice-president of group customer sales at Great-West Life Assurance Co.,  received the award for industry leadership at Benefits Canada’s 2018 Workplace Benefits Awards in Toronto on Oct. 11. “It’s very meaningful, personally,” says Aarssen. “It means that 38 […]

  • By: Ryan Murphy
  • October 30, 2018 September 13, 2019
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