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Coveted award recognizes company’s focus on career mobility and growth
TORONTO, April 6, 2021 – Distributel Communications Limited has been named one of Canada’s Top Small and Medium Employers for 2021. The award recognizes the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that offer the nation’s best workplaces and forward-thinking HR policies.
The SME sector is a vital part of the Canadian economy which is responsible for over 90% of the private-sector labour force. Distributel is proud to be a contributor to this workforce for more than 30 years. “We’re very grateful and humbled to have our efforts recognized once again,” said Matt Stein, CEO of Distributel. “There are many elements that come together when building a successful work environment. And as we continue to support our customers and the Canadian economy, we will continue to build a space where our team feels valued and appreciated.”
The award is limited to private-sector commercial organizations with under 500 employees. Today, Distributel employs highly skilled professionals such as software engineers, systems architects and network architects as well as human resources, legal, marketing, communications and financial professionals who fill corporate functions. In addition, Distributel boasts a diverse and inclusive workforce, and that includes age as well ethnic diversity. Their six offices are in Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Edmonton, and Vancouver.
Employers are evaluated on their operations and human resources practices against eight criteria: physical workplace; social atmosphere; health, financial and family benefits; vacation and time off; employee communications; performance management; training and skills development; and community involvement.
Established in 1988, Distributel is a national, award-winning, independent communications provider offering a wide range of consumer, business and wholesale communications services. In 2020, the company proudly achieved certification as a Great Place to Work®, earning recognition for its progressive, collaborative workplace. 100% Canadian-owned, with offices across the country and a national network, Distributel is focused on providing choice and value to Canadians. With the recent acquisition of Primus Telecommunications, the company is even better positioned to offer solutions to consumers and businesses of all sizes. Distributel offers high speed internet, TV, mobile and home phone products through its consumer brands. It delivers business solutions through the Primus and ThinkTel brands as a provider of advanced voice and data offerings for the SMB and Enterprise markets throughout Canada. The company also forges new partnerships and brings innovative services to the wholesale market. For more information, visit www.distributel.ca.