SOURCE: PowerStream Inc.

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December 08, 2015 12:48 ET

PowerStream Named 'Greater Toronto's Top Employer' for Fifth Consecutive Year

Energy Company Recognized for Its Outstanding Employee Engagement and Satisfaction

VAUGHAN, ON--(Marketwired - December 08, 2015) - PowerStream has been named by Mediacorp Canada as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers for the fifth consecutive year, joining several other organizations located within the Greater Toronto Area recognized for their performance and outstanding initiatives that support employee engagement and satisfaction.

PowerStream received this recognition based on having several programs in place which support and benefit employees including vanpool/carpool commuting, wellness programs, regular staff communications through e-newsletters and digital channels, encouraging fitness club memberships, an onsite cafeteria with healthy food choices and flexible work hours.

As a community-owned company and a top employer, PowerStream is also committed to the ongoing development of its employees and therefore offers a variety of in-house and online training courses, apprenticeships, co-operative education opportunities as well as subsidies for tuition and professional accreditations.

QUOTES

  • "Being named one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers for the fifth consecutive year is a testament to how we value our employees," explained Maurizio Bevilacqua, PowerStream Board Chair and Mayor of the City of Vaughan. "We strive to provide our employees with the support and resources they need to grow and thrive in a dynamic work environment. Our success as a company is due to their dedication and commitment to our customers and the communities we serve."

BACKGROUND

  • PowerStream recently received several other accolades for the support the company provides its employees including the 'Smart Commute Regional Employer of the Year Award' for the Greater Toronto Hamilton Area, Gold Recipient of 'Canada's Safest Employers Award' in the Wellness category as well as Silver Recipient in the Utilities and Electrical category.
  • Now in its 11th year, the annual Greater Toronto Top Employers' competition recognizes companies that are leaders in their industries and who offer the most forward-thinking and progressive programs in areas such as community involvement, training and skills development, performance management and benefits packages.

ABOUT POWERSTREAM

PowerStream is a community-owned energy company that provides power and related services to more than 375,000 customers residing or owning a business in communities located immediately north of Toronto and in Central Ontario. It is jointly owned by the Cities of Barrie, Markham and Vaughan.

ABOUT MediaCorp Canada

Mediacorp Canada Inc. manages the well-known Canada's Top 100 Employers project and the Eluta.ca job search engine, now used by over 5.4 million Canadians annually.

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