Awards and Recognition


The County of Wellington and our Human Resources Department are honoured to have received the following recognition.

Employer of Distinction, Human Resources Professionals Association - Guelph and District Chapter

Two local companies are recognized each year for being outstanding employers who shape organizational excellence and raise awareness of the human resources profession in their organizations' success.

  • Recipient (2015) 

Canada's Safest Employer in the Public Sector

Canada's Safest Employers Awards recognize organizations from all across Canada with outstanding accomplishments in promoting the health and safety of their workers. 

  • Gold Award (2014)
  • Silver Award (2013)

Canada's Psychological Safety Award

Canada's Safest Employer Awards introduced a new Psychological Safety Award in 2014 to recognize organizations that are committed to employee mental health and are working towards implementing the National Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace. 

  • Gold Award (2014)
  • Silver Award (2016)

Best Health and Wellness Strategy, Canadian HR Awards

This award recognizes excellence in the area of corporate health and well-being.

  • Recipient (2014)

Best HR Communications Strategy, Canadian HR Awards

This award recognizes the HR team that has delivered the most unique, compelling and relevant communication strategy. It may be in relation to a HR initiative, roll out of a new programme, employer branding etc.

  • Finalist (2014)

Canada's Top 100 Employers

Canada's Top 100 Employers project is a national competition to determine which employers lead their industries in offering exceptional workplaces for their employees.

  • Recipient (2009)

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