Announcing the 2016 list of 100 Best Workplaces in Canada! Produced by Great Place to Work® and published by The Globe & Mail, don't miss this special 12-page National Report.

TORONTO, April 22, 2016 /CNW/ - These organizations are outperforming their peers; both financially and in terms of innovation, collaboration, and productivity. Great Place to Work®, the research firm that produces this list, is now accepting a limited number of interview requests with winning companies.

Winners are…

#1 MEDIUM SIZED COMPANY

Has < 1,000 employees

#1 LARGE / MULTINATIONAL COMPANY

Has > 1,000 employees globally

FreshBooks

Google Canada

With a special recognition for the Best Workplace for Women

#1 For Women

Vega

What's so special about these companies?
While there is no single right way to create a great workplace, the very best companies have managed to create a culture where employees TRUST the people they work for, have PRIDE in what they do, and ENJOY the people they work with.

Proven ROI - What's more, independent research by the Russell Investment Group (see attached visual) shows a strong correlation between high-trust workplace cultures and financial performance. This graph tracks the financial performance of publicly traded companies on the Fortune list of 100 Best Companies.

The list of 100 Best Workplaces in Canada 2016

Rank

List of best MEDIUM SIZED COMPANIES

(has more than 50 employees but less than 1,000)

List of best LARGE / MULTINATIONAL COMPANIES

 (has more than 1,000 employees globally)

1

FreshBooks

Google Canada

2

Vega

Autodesk Canada Co.

3

DNE Resources

Diageo Canada Inc

4

360insights

ATB Financial

5

Habanero Consulting Group

Key Assets Newfoundland and Labrador Inc.

6

Traction on Demand

Mercedes- Benz Financial Services

7

Amaya Software

NetApp Canada Ltd.

8

Klick Inc.

AbbVie

9

Big Viking Games

Sapient Canada Inc.

10

Kicking Horse Coffee

G Adventures

11

Royal LePage Performance Realty

Cadence

12

Wynford/EventSimple

SAS 

13

Environics Communications Inc.

Capital One Canada

14

Flipp

Hitachi Data Systems

15

Teldon

AOL Canada Corp.

16

Bridgehouse Asset Managers

Yum! Restaurants International (Canada)

17

Points International Ltd.

Ryan ULC

18

Pinchin Ltd.

Grant Thornton LLP

19

The Ian Martin Group

Rittal Systems Ltd.

20

Intelex Technologies Inc.

JOEY Restaurant Group

21

Sandvine

BMW Group Canada

22

The PEER Group Inc.

Corby Spirit and Wine Limited

23

SaskCentral (Credit Union Central of Saskatchewan)

Hill+Knowlton Strategies

24

Online Business Systems

McDonald's Restaurants of Canada Limited

25

You.i TV

Stryker

26

HRdownloads Inc.

TD Bank Group

27

eXplorance

RBC

28

Eagle Professional Resources Inc.

FCT

29

Urban Systems

Edelman Public Relations Worldwide Canada

30

Vermilion Energy

Kronos Incorporated

31

Lakeside Process Controls Ltd.

KIEWIT

32

Ames Tile & Stone Ltd.

TJX Canada

33

Scott Builders Inc.

Cactus Restaurants Ltd.

34

Beedie Development Group

Admiral Insurance

35

Veritaaq

3M Canada

36

Capital Markets Company Limited (Capco)

Randstad Canada

37

Capital Engineering

EY

38

Ariad Communications

Scotiabank

39

IndustryBuilt Software

BMO Financial Group

40

True North Automation

Morningstar Canada

41

Fuller Landau LLP

Astellas Pharma Canada, Inc.

42

JMP Engineering Inc.

Softchoice

43

Simply Green Home Services Inc

Maxus Canada

44

Capri Insurance

Intuit Canada

45

NEI Investments

VW Credit Canada, Inc.

46

O2E Brands

Adecco

47

Trico Homes Inc.

Connect Hearing

48

Worldlynx Wireless

H&M

49

T4G Limited

LoyaltyOne, Co

50

LMI Technologies Inc.

Smith & Nephew

About Great Place to Work®

GPTW (www.greatplacetowork.ca) is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, GPTW recognizes the world's Best Workplaces in a series of national lists including those published by Fortune magazine (USA) and, today, The Globe & Mail (Canada). Great Place to Work® provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures.

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SOURCE Great Place To Work(R) Institute Canada

Image with caption: "High trust cultures & financial results (CNW Group/Great Place To Work(R) Institute Canada)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20160422_C6498_PHOTO_EN_671194.jpg

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For further information: Media Contact: Nancy Fonseca, Senior Vice President, GPTW Canada, 1 (905) 601 2345, Nancy.Fonseca@greatplacetowork.com

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