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Mitacs Named One of BC’s Top Employers for 2018

By February 28, 2018No Comments

The editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers have named Mitacs, a national not-for-profit organization, as one of British Columbia’s top employers for 2018. The award reflects excellence in social, financial, and professional aspects of the workplace and employee experience.

The editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers considered Mitacs for its commitment to creating a positive experience at all stages of employees’ lives and careers. Features of the employee experience at Mitacs include a training and development allowance; paid health and wellness benefits, including significant support to access mental health resources; paid time off for new parents; and a group RRSP matching program. Such policies apply to all employees across Canada.

Mitacs’ Vancouver office is in a LEED Gold-certified building with easy access to public transit, fitness centres, and other amenities adjacent to the University of British Columbia campus. Mitacs also maintains offices in Toronto and Montreal, as well as dozens of others at campuses across the country.

In adjudicating the award, the editors considered factors such as health, financial, and family benefits; physical workplace; work atmosphere and social workplace; and skills development and training.