Burnaby, BC – Hemmera is excited to announce that our firm has been recognized by Mediacorp Canada Inc. as one of Canada’s Top Small and Medium Employers of 2016. This annual, high-profile competition recognizes the nation’s best places to work – small and medium enterprises (SME) that lead their industries in attracting and retaining employees through forward-thinking human resources policies.

“It is an honour to be considered a top SME in Canada, and I am extremely proud of the Hemmera team,” says Paul Hemsley, Hemmera president and founder. “This award is a reflection of our firm’s culture, and a milestone I look forward to commemorating. I am thankful to all of our employees across Canada for continuing to grow, learn, and live through The Hemmera Way, everyday”.

Hemmera’s unique culture is defined by The Hemmera Way — a collective way of thinking that defines our behaviours, actions, attitudes, and approach to everything we do. The Hemmera Way differentiates us from our competitors by the way we practice Hemmera’s collective values of being people-based, business focused, and values driven while delivering performance excellence to our clients and projects.

This year’s Top SME winners were evaluated by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers using the same eight criteria as the national competition: 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. Employers are compared to other organizations in their field to determine which firm offers the most progressive and forward-thinking programs. Hemmera’s retirement planning assistance program, parental support policy, and employee performance initiatives such as long-service awards and peer-to-peer recognition awards are some of the reasons why Hemmera was selected as a Top SME employer.

About Hemmera
Hemmera is a boutique environmental consultancy that has been making a difference across Canada since 1994. The firm’s highly respected multi-disciplinary professionals are leaders in environmental and social sciences and engineering; they know the regulatory environment and understand the related business implications. Hemmera provides quality services to industry, First Nations, and government. The firm has primary office locations in Burnaby, Victoria, Calgary, Whitehorse, and Toronto.
Visit www.hemmera.com.

Mediacorp Canada Inc.
Mediacorp Canada Inc. manages the well-known Canada’s Top 100 Employers project and the Eluta.ca job search engine. Canada’s Top Small and Medium Employers is an annual competition organized by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. Entering it’s 11th year, this special regional category recognizes the nation’s small and medium enterprises that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work.

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For more information, contact:

Rhoni Whyard
Director, Marketing and Communications
Hemmera
T: 604-408-4019
C: 604-865-1612
rwhyard@hemmera.com