Today Export Development Canada (EDC) was named among Canada’s Top 100 Employers. The list recognizes Canadian employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional workplaces for their employees, assessing businesses for their physical environments, performance management, and employee benefits. The annual ranking was released today by Mediacorp Inc., a specialty publisher of employment-related periodicals, and published in the Globe and Mail.

“At EDC, our goal is to help Canadian companies go, grow and succeed internationally; our employees come to EDC to make a difference for Canada,” said Stephanie Butt Thibodeau Senior Vice-President of Human Resources, EDC. “They are talented, committed and fully engaged. They create an exceptional work environment where diverse perspectives are valued and where employees can truly make a difference.”

As part of its evaluation of EDC, Mediacorp highlighted a number of workplace features and employee programs that make EDC an employer of choice. EDC was recognized for its health benefits, leave policies and its academic scholarships for children of employees who are interested in pursuing post-secondary education. EDC was also recognized for awarding scholarships for undergraduate university or college students interested in pursuing a career or furthering their studies in international business.

The award will be presented at the 2016 Top Employer Summit taking place in Vancouver on November 14, 2016.

For more information on careers at EDC, visit our careers page.

About EDC

Export Development Canada (EDC) is a financial Crown corporation dedicated to helping Canadian companies of all sizes succeed on the world stage. As international risk experts, we equip Canadian companies with the tools they need – the trade knowledge, financing solutions, equity, insurance, and connections – to grow their business with confidence. Underlying all our support is a commitment to sustainable and responsible business.

For more information and to learn how we can help your company, call us at 1-800-229-0575 or visit