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Friday, Mar 02, 2018

Canfor Proudly Receives 2 Top Employer Awards

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We are proud to share that Canfor has once again been named one of BC’s Top Employers. This is the sixth year in a row and I truly take pride in the fact that Canfor continues to be recognized as an employer that is a leader in our industry in offering a great place to work.

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We have also been named as one of Career Directory’s 2018 Best Employers for Recent Graduates, an award that Canfor is happy to receive for the first time. Canfor prides itself on the amount of new graduates who enter our workforce each year, and continuing to cultivate relationships with post-secondary institutes ensures we prepare our future workforce with the best training to maintain our forests.

Notable reasons Canfor was selected include our prioritization of lifelong learning through our leadership training and employee development, mentoring opportunities, and support of employees continuing their learning at outside institutions. Our pension plan, maternity leave top-up, and group benefits put Canfor at the top - ensuring our employees and their families remain happy and healthy. Our frequent employee recognition events and community engagement make Canfor a proud leader in the communities we live and operate in.

At Canfor, we are focused on attracting and retaining top talent knowing that our success greatly depends on the exceptional people who work here. That is why we continue to review our practices and programs to ensure Canfor continue to be a place where people want to work and grow their careers.

To learn more about a career at Canfor, visit our Careers section.

For more information on Canfor’s entry, click here.

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