Toronto Hydro Corporation Receives Honours


    TORONTO, Oct. 3 /CNW/ - Toronto Hydro Corporation is proud to announce it
has been selected as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2009, as published
in Maclean's magazine. This marks the fourth year the utility has appeared on
the nation-wide ranking list.
    "We are pleased to achieve this honour again," said David O'Brien,
President and Chief Executive Officer, Toronto Hydro Corporation. "At Toronto
Hydro, we strive to create a culture that engages our employees and rewards
workplace innovation. As a result, we have a solid workforce that continues to
move us forward with confidence."
    The competition saw its highest number of entries this year with more
than 2,000 applicants seeking recognition. Employers were reviewed on eight
key areas: Physical Workplace; Work Atmosphere & Social; Health, Financial &
Family Benefits; Vacation & Time Off; Employee Communications; Performance
Management; Training & Skills Development; and Community Involvement. Top
picks are recognized as employers that lead their industries in attracting and
retaining top talent.
    Earlier this year, Toronto Hydro Corporation was also named one of
"Canada's Most Earth-Friendly Employers"; a list that recognizes exceptional
employers that have been successful at integrating environmental values as
part of their corporate culture.

    About Toronto Hydro Corporation

    The Corporation is a holding company which through its wholly-owned

    -   Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited ("LDC") - distributes
        electricity and engages in Conservation and Demand Management
        activities; and
    -   Toronto Hydro Energy Services Inc. - provides street lighting and
        expressway lighting services, and energy efficiency products and

    The principal business of the Corporation and its subsidiaries is the
distribution of electricity by LDC. LDC owns and operates an electricity
distribution system that delivers electricity to approximately 683,000
customers located in the City of Toronto.

For further information:

For further information: Toronto Hydro-Electric System, Denise Attallah,
(416) 542-2636, Website:

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