Halton Region named one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers

Halton Region named one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers

Release Date: Nov 20, 2012

Halton Region has been recognized by Mediacorp Canada Inc. as one of the top employers in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) for the second year in a row. The annual Greater Toronto’s Top Employers competition identifies GTA employers that lead their sectors in areas such as health, financial & family benefits; performance management; training & skills development; and community involvement.

“Being an employer of choice is a priority in Halton Region’s Citizens’ Priorities Action Plan” said Halton Regional Chair Gary Carr. “This designation helps affirm that Halton is a workplace that attracts, retains and engages the highest caliber of employees that the workforce has to offer in order to ensure that we continue to provide the best possible service to the residents of Halton Region. The great staff at the Region is one of the reasons that 98% of the public are satisfied with regional services.”

This is the third time in the last four years that Halton has been named one of the top employers in the GTA. Halton Region is one of the largest employers in the Region with 2,565 employees. Anyone interested in employment opportunities at Halton Region can learn more about the organization and view current job postings at www.halton.ca.

Mediacorp Canada Inc. is a publishing firm that manages the Canada’s Top 100 Employers project. The project aims to identify the companies and organizations that lead their industries in attracting and retaining employees. The announcement is being made today in a special feature published by The Globe and Mail and online at www.eluta.ca.

The Regional Municipality of Halton serves more than 500,000 residents in the City of Burlington, the Town of Halton Hills, the Town of Milton, and the Town of Oakville. Halton Region is committed to meeting the needs of its residents through the delivery of cost-effective, quality programs and services, including water and wastewater; Regional roads and planning; emergency medical services; waste management; public health; Ontario Works (formerly social assistance); children’s and seniors’ services; social/non-profit housing; heritage programs; emergency management and economic development. For more information, dial 311 or visit Halton Region’s website at www.halton.ca.


Media Contact:
Mary Killeavy
Director, Human Resources
Halton Region
905-825-6000, x7283