Keyword: Workplace Benefits Awards

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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
  • 09:00
Staples Canada earns mental-health award for focus on early prevention

An increased focus on early intervention led Staples Canada to the mental-health award at Benefits Canada’s 2018 Workplace Benefits Awards in Toronto on Oct. 11.  After noticing that mental health was becoming a larger issue within the organization, Staples adopted the national standard for psychological health and safety in the workplace, created its own psychological health and […]

  • By: Ryan Murphy
  • October 25, 2018 September 13, 2019
  • 09:45
Samuel, Son & Co. rides benefits communication harmony to award win

Focusing on finding the right harmony in communicating a new benefits plan was key in Samuel, Son & Co.’s win for best benefits plan communications at Benefits Canada’s 2018 Workplace Benefits Awards in Toronto on Oct. 11. The steel company admitted it can’t afford to offer above average benefits due to the cyclical nature of its business. However, it felt an average […]

  • By: Ryan Murphy
  • October 23, 2018 September 13, 2019
  • 09:00
Variety the spice of life for Niagara Casino’s winning wellness program

Taking a varied and thorough approach to employee health helped Niagara Casinos take home the award for best health and wellness program for an employer with more than 1,000 employees at Benefits Canada‘s 2018 Workplace Benefits Awards in Toronto on Oct. 11. The variety of wellness offerings and activities included kickboxing, paddle boarding, bath bomb workshops, an onsite […]

  • By: Ryan Murphy
  • October 22, 2018 September 13, 2019
  • 09:40
Which companies are finalists in the 2018 Workplace Benefits Awards?

Benefits Canada is proud to announce the list of finalists for the upcoming 2018 Workplace Benefits Awards. Winners across 10 categories will be announced at a luncheon event on Oct. 11 at the Arcadian Loft in Toronto. Buy your tickets today. This year’s finalists are: Absence management: Ontario Power Generation Staples Canada Diversity program: Fidelity Canada Niagara Casinos […]

  • By: Staff
  • August 31, 2018 September 13, 2019
  • 09:00