Québec's largest communications company named to Montréal's Top
Employers List for the second year in a row
MONTREAL, Feb. 5, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell is proud to be named one of
Montréal's Top Employers for 2014 in the annual awards organized by
editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers, a Mediacorp Canada publication.
"Bell is very pleased to again be recognized as an employer that offers
a diverse mix of career opportunities and a supportive workplace for
team members," said Bernard le Duc, Executive Vice President, Corporate
Services for Bell and BCE. "Receiving a Top Employer award is
much-appreciated recognition of the Bell team's contributions here in
Montréal and across the country."
Mediacorp cited a variety of reasons for recognizing Bell as a top
employer in Québec's largest city, including the company's significant
investment in training and professional development and its leadership
in workplace mental health through the Bell Let's Talk initiative.
"As a leading contributor to Québec's technological, economic and social
prosperity, Bell is proud to support our team as they bring the best
network technologies and communications products the world has to offer
to our consumer and business customers," said Martine Turcotte, Bell's
Vice Chair of Québec.
As one of Montreal's Top Employers for 2014, Bell was further recognized
Comprehensive professional development, a broad range of in-house and
online training programs, apprenticeship opportunities and tuition
subsidies for job-related courses.
Significant investment in Montréal community organizations and strong
support for employee participation in volunteer programs.
A campus environment that offers an employee lounge, cafeteria with
healthy menus and state-of-the-art fitness facility with subsidized
With more than 18,000 team members in Québec and 12,000 retirees, Bell
also works to reflect its employees' values and interests within their
local communities. That includes $25 million in sponsorships every year
for major cultural events such as Les FrancoFolies and Montréal en
lumière and substantial investments in mental health care and research,
including with Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Montréal, the
Rivière-des-prairies Hospital, the Jewish General Hospital Foundation
and Montréal's Douglas-Bell Brain Bank.
Now entering its 9th year, Montréal's Top Employers is an annual competition organized by the editors of Canada's Top 100
Employers, a Mediacorp Canada publication. This special designation
recognizes the Montréal-area employers that lead their industries in
offering exceptional places to work. Employers are evaluated on 8 key
areas: physical workplace; work atmosphere & social; health, financial
& family benefits; vacation & time off; employee communications;
performance management; training & skills development; community
involvement. Employers are compared to other organizations in their
field to determine which offer the most progressive and
Bell is Canada's largest communications company, providing consumers and
business customers with wireless, TV, Internet, home phone and business
communications services. Bell Media is Canada's premier multimedia
company with leading assets in television, radio and digital media.
Bell is wholly owned by Montréal's BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE). For more
information, please visit Bell.ca.
The Bell Let's Talk mental health initiative is a national charitable
program that promotes Canadian mental health across Canada with the
Bell Let's Talk Day anti-stigma campaign and significant funding for
community care, research and workplace best practices. To learn more,
please visit Bell.ca/LetsTalk.
SOURCE: Bell Canada
For further information:
Bell Media Relations