CALGARY, Dec. 10, 2013 /CNW/ - Olympia Financial Group Inc. (TSX: OLY)
is pleased to announce that it has been named one of Canada's Top 50
Small & Medium Employers.
Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers is a new competition organized by the editorial team at Canada's Top
100 Employers. This project recognizes small and medium enterprises
across Canada that lead the nation in creating exceptional workplaces
with forward-thinking human resources policies. Employers are
evaluated on eight criteria: Physical Workplace; Work Atmosphere &
Social; Health, Financial & Family Benefits; Vacation & Time Off;
Employee Communications; Performance Management; Training & Skills
Development; and Community Involvement. To determine eligibility, the
Top 100 editors adopted the SME definition used by Statistics Canada,
limiting the competition to private-sector commercial organizations
with under 500 employees.
In February, 2013, Olympia was also named one of Alberta's Top 60
About Olympia Financial Group Inc.
Olympia Financial Group Inc. ("OFGI") conducts most of its operations
through its wholly owned subsidiary Olympia Trust Company, a
non-deposit taking trust company. Olympia Trust Company is licensed to
conduct trust activities in Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan,
Manitoba, Quebec, Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, New
Brunswick and Nova Scotia. Olympia Trust Company administers
self-directed registered accounts, acts as a registrar and transfer
agent for public and private issuers and offers foreign currency
exchange services. OFGI also offers private health services plans
through its wholly-owned subsidiary Olympia Benefits Inc.
OFGI's common shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the
SOURCE: Olympia Financial Group Inc.
For further information:
Olympia Financial Group Inc.
Rick Skauge, President and Chief Executive Officer
Gerhard Barnard, Vice-President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer