Hydro Ottawa Limited

Hydro Ottawa Limited

October 21, 2009 08:00 ET

Hydro Ottawa Again Named a Top 25 Employer in 2010

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 21, 2009) - For the second year in a row, Hydro Ottawa has been named one of the National Capital Region's Top 25 Employers. This prestigious award, sponsored by MediaCorp, recognizes Hydro Ottawa and other employers in the region that offer exceptional places to work. The award winners were announced in this morning's Ottawa Citizen.

"Being a Top 25 Employer is not just good for our employees, it's good for our customers and our community," said Rosemarie T. Leclair, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Hydro Ottawa Group of Companies. "This award demonstrates that our employees are committed to exceptional performance and to our corporate values of teamwork, integrity, excellence and service. Their commitment will continue to exceed the expectations of our customers and our community well into the future. I am proud of our collective achievements and honoured that our company has been recognized as a leading employer again this year."

Employers distinguished as top employers are compared to other organizations and selected for offering the most progressive and forward-thinking programs. A panel of independent judges evaluates detailed submissions based on eight criteria: (1) Physical Workplace; (2) Work Atmosphere and Social; (3) Health, Financial and Family Benefits; (4) Vacation and Time Off; (5) Employee Communications; (6) Performance Management; (7) Training and Skills Development; and (8) Community Involvement.

About Hydro Ottawa Limited

Hydro Ottawa Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc. is the third largest municipal electricity company in the province. Hydro Ottawa is responsible for the safe, reliable delivery of electricity to more than 291,000 residential and business customers in the city of Ottawa and the village of Casselman. Hydro Ottawa is proud to be a founding member of powerWISE®, a program developed in partnership with the Ontario Government and five other electricity distribution companies to promote energy conservation to consumers, reduce the overall demand for electricity and build a conservation culture meant to last for years to come.

Contact Information

  • Hydro Ottawa Limited
    Rosemary Walsh
    Manager, Communications and Public Affairs
    Media Pager: 613-221-0063