47 Ontario companies make Forbes top 100 Canada's Best Employers list

Feb 9 2017, 12:05 am

Almost half of Canada’s top 100 employers are Ontario based.

Forbes released its Canada’s Best Employers 2017 list on February 8, and Ontario dominated the top 100. In fact, 47 employers out of the 100 are Ontario based, and 19 of those are in Toronto.

Among the top employers this year are Toronto Hydro which comes in at number 3, Google follows it at fourth place, and The City of Toronto is on the list as well, at number 78.

Canada’s top employer was claimed by Kingston’s Queen’s University, and the second spot also went to an Ontario company, Ottawa’s Nav Canada. Overall, seven of the top 20 employers in Canada were in Toronto.

Toronto’s employers in the top 20 in 2017/Forbes

Ontario faired very well compared to some of the other provinces in Canada, such as British Columbia. Vancouver only had two companies in the top 25 this year, which were MEC and BC Hydro, and just eight in the top 100.

Check out the best employers in our province below.

You can find the full Forbes list here.

Ontario’s 47 Best Employers in 2017

Queen’s University, Kingston, ON
Nav Canada, Ottawa, ON
Toronto Hydro, Toronto, ON
Google, Toronto, ON
SAP, Toronto, ON
Costco Wholesale, Ottawa, ON
Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO), Ottawa, ON
Tangerine, Toronto, ON
Western University, London, ON
Weston Foods, Toronto, ON
Drake International, Toronto, ON
Molson Coors Brewing, Toronto, ON
Metrolinx, Toronto, ON
Kruger Products, Mississauga, ON
Microsoft, Mississauga, ON
LCBO, Toronto, ON
Apple, Toronto, ON
Ericsson, Mississauga, ON
FedEX, Mississauga, ON
Caesars Windsor, Windsor, ON
GlaxoSmithKline, Mississauga, ON
City of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON
Manulife Financial, Toronto, ON
Johnson & Johnson, Guelph, ON
McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
University of Guelph, Guelph, ON
Mercedez-Benz, Toronto, ON
Siemens, Oakville, ON
University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON
Cisco Systems, Toronto, ON
Joey Restaurant Group, Ottawa, ON
City of Toronto, Toronto, ON
Canadian Red Cross, Ottawa, ON
Department of Justice, Ottawa, ON
Hydro One, Toronto, ON
Ottawa-Carleton District School Board, Ottawa, ON
Coca-Cola, Toronto, ON
Glencore, Toronto, ON
Ontario Power Generation, Toronto, ON
Waterloo Region District School Board, Kitchener, ON
Joe Fresh, Toronto, ON
The Rosedale Group, Mississauga, ON
Pet Valu, Markham, ON
Marriott Hotels, Mississauga, ON
Health Sciences North, Sudbury, ON
York Regional District School Board, Aurora, ON
City of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON

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