October 09, 2007 10:39 ET

Deloitte Canada Named as One of Canada's Top 100 Employers

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 9, 2007) - Deloitte Canada, one of Canada's leading professional services firms has been selected as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2008, in a survey conducted by MediaCorp for Maclean's magazine. This is the first time that Deloitte has received this coveted award. Headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Deloitte was also named one of the GTA's Top 50 Employers in this year's survey.

"At Deloitte, our goal is to elevate our people, their lives and their careers, and to lift our organization and our communities," says Larry Scott, Deloitte's Managing Partner, Strategy and Human Resources. "Our people are our most important asset and we work hard to take good care of them. Joining the list of Canada's Top 100 Employers demonstrates that we are making giant strides on our journey towards being the standard of excellence for talent."

Deloitte was recognized for its wide range of employee benefits and programs including its innovative elder care program, new parents program (including adoption support of $20,000 towards adoption expenses), wellness program and employee assistance program, as well as community support initiatives such as Impact Day, its recently-launched diversity initiative and philanthropic activities coordinated through the Deloitte Foundation.

Deloitte was selected as a Top 100 Employer from more than 10,000 Canadian employers who were invited to apply for the award.

Companies were evaluated on their performance in eight categories: physical workplace; work atmosphere and social; health; financial and family benefits; vacation and time-off; employee communications; performance management; training and skills development, and community involvement.

About Deloitte

Deloitte, one of Canada's leading professional services firms, provides audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services through more than 6,800 people in 51 offices. Deloitte operates in Quebec as Samson Belair/Deloitte & Touche s.e.n.c.r.l. The firm is dedicated to helping its clients and its people excel. Deloitte is the Canadian member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu. Deloitte refers to one or more of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, a Swiss Verein, its member firms, and their respective subsidiaries and affiliates. As a Swiss Verein (association), neither Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu nor any of its member firms has any liability for each other's acts or omissions. Each of the member firms is a separate and independent legal entity operating under the names "Deloitte," "Deloitte & Touche," "Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu," or other related names. Services are provided by the member firms or their subsidiaries and not by the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Verein.

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