Halton Region recognized as Greater Toronto’s top employers

This annual competition organized by Mediacorp Canada Inc. who are the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers.

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Halton Region recognized as Greater Toronto’s top employers
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Gary Carr

Gary Carr

In 2006, Gary was elected to the position of Regional Chair at the Regional Municipality of Halton, and was re-elected to the position in 2010. Gary sits on the Standing Committees of Health and Social Services, Administration and Finance, and Planning and Public Works, in addition to a number of Advisory Committees. Gary is also a member of the board for the Greater Toronto Marketing Alliance, and served on the Halton Regional Police Services Board and Metrolinx.

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For the fourth year in a row, Halton Region has been recognized as one of the Top Employers in Greater Toronto. This special designation recognizes the Greater Toronto employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work. Halton Region received high marks in the training and skills development category.

We are honoured to be named one of the Top Employers in the GTA for a fourth consecutive year. The employees who work for Halton Region are our greatest asset and this award is one of our most important achievements. Our skilled and dedicated employees help ensure that we provide residents with the best programs and services possible that make Halton a great place to live, work, raise a family and retire.

Greater Toronto’s Top Employers is an annual competition organized by Mediacorp Canada Inc., the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. This year’s winners were announced yesterday in a new magazine Mediacorp has published with The Globe and Mail and on the job search engine, Eluta.ca.

Halton was recognized for its investment in ongoing skills development through tuition subsidies for courses taken at outside institutions, subsidies for professional accreditation and the variety of in-house and online training programs offered for staff. Also noted were the Region’s participation in Sheridan College’s work placement program to provide internationally trained professionals with opportunities to gain Canadian work experience and the programs offered to encourage employees to prepare for life after work with retirement planning assistance and contributions to a defined benefit pension plan. You can read more about why Halton Region was chosen on Eluta.ca.


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