Best Places to Work Awards Luncheon

The Westin Hotel in Halifax rumbled as Progress Magazine made some noise for our region's best employers. In today's competitive business environment, it is a distinction to be named one of the Best Places to Work in Atlantic Canada. CBC was back this year as media partner for the Best Places to Work.

This program was designed to recognize the best employers in the region - those who make it a priority to create better workplaces for their employees. The list of the Best Places to Work in Atlantic Canada names companies with the best practices among our region's employers as graded by their own employees. Progress magazine and partner Best Companies Group are breaking new ground in Atlantic Canada with this program.

Here are the Best Places to Work 2014 in Atlantic Canada announced on May 20, 2014 at an awards luncheon the Westin Hotel in Halifax - from 31 to No. 1:

31. Vistacare Communications Services of Canada
30. New Castle Hotel & Resorts
29. Killiam Properties
28. CAA Atlantic Limited
27. STI Technologies Limited
26. Admiral Insurance
25. East Coast Credit Union
24. Southeastern Mutual Insurance Company
23. Stantec
22. Timeless Group of Companies
21. Bergengren Credit Union
20. Corporate Research Associates Inc.
19. Trampoline Branding
18. Cox & Palmer
17. Jasper Wyman & Son Canada Inc.
16. CBCL Limited
15. Directors Choice
14. Wedgewood Insurance Limited
13. T4G Limited
12. Leading Edge Credit Union
11. Heritage Gas Limited
10. Doctors Nova Scotia
9. Palmer Atlantic
8. Newfoundland and Labrador Credit Union
7. ISL Digital Marketing
6. Verifin Inc
5. Provincial Credit Union
4. Maderra Engineering
3. Quick Service Software
2. Beaubear Credit Union
1. MRSB Group

Three companies on the 2014 Best Places to Work list chosen randomly to be featured in a video produced by CBC:


Industry: Multi-disciplinary Engineering and Design Company
Full-time employees in Atlantic Canada: 870
Locations: Dartmouth, Halifax, Sydney, Antigonish, Fredericton, Moncton, Saint John, Charlottetown, St. John's, Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador, Corner Brook

Doctors Nova Scotia

Industry: Professional association representing physicians in Nova Scotia
Full-time employees in Atlantic Canada: 32
Locations: Dartmouth

Admiral Insurance

Industry: Insurance
Full-time employees in Atlantic Canada: 500
Locations: Halifax