OTTAWA, ON--(Marketwired - November 07, 2016) - Today Export Development Canada (EDC) was named among Canada's Top 100 Employers. The list recognizes Canadian employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional workplaces for their employees, assessing businesses for their physical environments, performance management, and employee benefits. The annual ranking was released today by Mediacorp Inc., a specialty publisher of employment-related periodicals, and published in the Globe and Mail.

"At EDC, our goal is to help Canadian companies go, grow and succeed internationally; our employees come to EDC to make a difference for Canada," said Stephanie Butt Thibodeau Senior Vice-President of Human Resources, EDC. "They are talented, committed and fully engaged. They create an exceptional work environment where diverse perspectives are valued and where employees can truly make a difference."

As part of its evaluation of EDC, Mediacorp highlighted a number of workplace features and employee programs that make EDC an employer of choice. EDC was recognized for its health benefits, leave policies and its academic scholarships for children of employees who are interested in pursuing post-secondary education. EDC was also recognized for awarding scholarships for undergraduate university or college students interested in pursuing a career or furthering their studies in international business.

The award will be presented at the 2016 Top Employer Summit taking place in Vancouver on November 14, 2016.

For more information on careers at EDC, visit our careers page.

About EDC

EDC helps Canadian companies go, grow, and succeed in their international business. As a financial Crown corporation, EDC provides financing, insurance, bonding, trade knowledge, and matchmaking connections to help Canadian companies sell and invest abroad. EDC can also provide financial solutions to foreign buyers to facilitate and grow purchases from Canadian companies.

Contact Information:

Carolyn Carson
Export Development Canada
(613) 598-2599