Air Canada named one of Montreal's top employers

MONTREAL, February 12 - Air Canada has been recognised for the third year in a row as one of "Montreal's Top Employers" in an annual employer survey by Mediacorp Canada Inc. The 2016 survey recognizes employers with exceptional human resources programs and forward-thinking workplace policies. The award followed a detailed review of company operations and Human Resources practices, including a comparison of others in their industry and region.

"Headquartered in Montréal and with over 5,500 employees in the area, Air Canada is thrilled to once again be named among the top employers in Montreal and recognized for its training programs and its charitable efforts through the Air Canada Foundation among several other criteria. As we continue on our quest to become a global champion in our industry and building our Montreal hub, it is important for us to be employee-focused to retain and attract Canada's best and brightest, and this recognition affirms that we are," said Arielle Meloul-Wechsler, Vice President Human Resources at Air Canada. "Air Canada has long been regarded as a progressive employer and on average we receive more than 290 applications for each job we fill."

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