Friday, January 16, 2009

Canada’s Best Small and Medium Employers

A bit of good news in this tough economy. One of my good friend's companies was listed in the top 50 list of Canada’s Best Small and Medium Employers by Queen's Centre for Business Venturing.

Check out the number of high-tech companies in the list:

1. Protegra Inc., Winnipeg: Information technology and business consulting

2. Miele Canada Ltd., Vaughan, Ont.: Appliance manufacturer

3. Gibraltar Solutions Inc., Mississauga: IT systems and consulting

4. ISL Engineering and Land Services Ltd., Edmonton: Engineering and professional services

5. Hood Group, Sherwood Park, Alta.: Engineering, construction management, environmental consulting

6. Solutions 2 GO Inc., Mississauga: Video-game distribution

7. DRN Commerce Inc., London, Ont.: Debt-recovery software provider

8. PDL Contact Centres Ltd., Calgary: Call-centre services

9. Benefits by Design Inc., Port Coquitlam, B.C.: Administered benefits agency

10. Healthtech Consultants, Toronto: Health-care IT consulting

11. The Personnel Department, Vancouver: HR consulting and staffing services

12. National Leasing Group Inc., Winnipeg: Equipment financing and leasing

13. Bioniche Life Sciences Inc., Belleville, Ont.: Biopharmaceutical research and development

14. Birchwood Automotive Group, Winnipeg: Automotive sales and service

15. Canada Foundation for Innovation, Ottawa: Research infrastructure funding

16. Mercedes-Benz Financial/Daimler Truck Financial, Mississauga: Vehicle financing

17. Payworks Inc., Winnipeg: Online payroll services and software

18. Globalive Communications Corp., Toronto: Telecommunications

19. Adfast Corp., Ville St. Laurent, Que.: Assembly technology manufacturer

20. Adera Development Corp., Vancouver: Real estate developer

21. Stewart, Weir & Co. Ltd., Sherwood Park, Alta.: Engineering and surveying consulting

22. Wakefield Canada Inc., Toronto: Automotive products distributor

23. I Love Rewards Inc., Toronto: Incentive marketing

24. Ozery's Pita Break, Toronto: All-natural bakery

25. Rare Method Interactive Corp., Calgary: Interactive marketing

26. Radiology Consultants Associated, Calgary: Diagnostic imaging provider

27. Unitron Hearing, Kitchener, Ont.: Hearing instrument manufacturer

28. Spectra Credit Union, Estevan, Sask.: Financial services

29. Greater Edmonton Foundation: Housing for Seniors, Edmonton: Housing for senior citizens

30. CBCI Telecom, Lachine, Que.: Telecommunications and video-conferencing provider

31. Sapphire Technologies Canada Ltd., Toronto: IT staffing services

32. Halogen Software Inc., Kanata, Ont.: HR software provider

33. Nintendo of Canada Ltd., Vancouver: Gaming hardware and software

34. Cole Engineering Group Ltd., Markham, Ont.: Civil engineering

35. FUSE Marketing Group Inc., Toronto: Integrated marketing agency

36. Northern Savings Credit Union, Prince Rupert, B.C.: Financial services

37. Uvalux Tanning & Support, Woodstock, Ont.: Tanning products distribution and sales

38. Sparling's Propane Co. Ltd., Blyth, Ont.: Propane marketer

39. Kingston Ross Pasnak LLP, Edmonton: Chartered accountants

40. Globex Foreign Exchange Corp., Edmonton: Foreign exchange broker

41. Coyle Corrugated Containers Inc., Toronto: Corrugated products manufacturer

42. MKS Inc., Waterloo, Ont.: Software vendor

43. Fuller Landau LLP, Toronto: Chartered accounting and consulting

44. Maple Reinders Constructors Ltd., Mississauga: General and environmental contractor

45. Ltd., London, Ont.: Technology parts manufacturer

46. Young & Rubicam, Toronto: Advertising and public relations

47. Homes by Avi, Calgary: Home builder

48. Procom Consultants Group Ltd., Toronto: IT staffing services

49. Hospira Canada Inc., Montreal: Medical device and pharmaceuticals developer and manufacturer

50. Entero Corp., Calgary: Energy industry software developer and service provider.

Source: Queen's Centre for Business Venturing

1 comment:

  1. wow, Ontario is so strong. Hard to believe with the frighteningly high taxes