OTTAWA, Feb. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - For the fifth consecutive year, Hydro
Ottawa has been named one of the National Capital Region's Top
Employers. Announced in this morning's Ottawa Citizen, the award, which
is sponsored by MediaCorp, recognizes employers that offer exceptional
places to work.
"We are honoured to receive this award once again. It is a testament to
the strength of our employees, and the culture we share of caring for
our customers, our community, and our environment," said Bryce Conrad,
Hydro Ottawa President and Chief Executive Officer.
"I am proud of what our employees have accomplished over the past year -
how they work closely with our customers to make them more energy
efficient and to save money, their record of volunteering in the
community and raising money for the United Way, and their willingness
to help our neighbours, as they did in Connecticut and New Jersey
following Hurricane Sandy. We were the first utility to cross the
border to help restore power to those stricken communities," added
Hydro Ottawa is focused on building an organization that attracts the
best employees and retains them by offering an exceptional workplace.
Among its many programs are those that recognize employee achievements,
encourage employee feedback to management, strongly promote employee
health and workplace safety, and provide employees with training and
The National Capital Region Top Employers Award selects organizations
that offer the most progressive and forward-thinking programs in the
areas of physical workplace; work and social atmosphere; health,
financial and family benefits; vacation and time off; employee
communications; performance management; training and skills
development; and community involvement.
About Hydro Ottawa
Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc. (Hydro Ottawa) owns and operates two
subsidiary companies, Hydro Ottawa Limited and Energy Ottawa Inc.
Hydro Ottawa Limited is the third-largest municipally-owned electrical
utility in Ontario, serving more than 305,000 customers in the City of
Ottawa and the Village of Casselman. Energy Ottawa Inc., the largest
municipally-owned producer of green power in Ontario, generates
renewable energy and provides commercial energy-management services.
SOURCE: Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc.
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