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McKesson Canada Named one of Montreal’s Top Employers

Montreal, Quebec – February 1, 2018 – McKesson Canada today was named one of Montreal’s Top Employers as part of an annual competition organized by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. 

‘‘We are very proud to be a part of Montreal's Top Employers. This designation reflects not only the value we place on our employees, but also the leadership role we strive to play in our community and the health care industry’’, said Paula Keays, President of McKesson Canada.

McKesson Canada’s pro-family benefits and programs are among the reasons why the company was selected as part of the city’s 45 best places to work. The organization also stood out for its exceptional career development opportunities. ‘‘Although we are a large company, we’ve proven capable of remaining adaptive to the changing needs of our employees. And because our people are our biggest asset, we provide opportunities for everyone to grow and succeed’’, added Keays.


Life at McKesson Canada

Driven by a powerful work ethic, McKesson Canada employees enjoy a stimulating work environment in which innovation, diversity and collaboration are encouraged. The company offers many benefits and programs, including:

  • Common set of shared values and leadership principles 

  • Community involvement initiatives

  • Paid internships, co-op placements and summer employment for students and new graduates 

  • Share purchase plan 

  • Engaging working environment with flexible work arrangements

  • Growth opportunities for employees to grow and succeed

  • Wellness programs promoting financial, mental and physical health

  • Subsidized spaces in a local daycare* and maternity leave top-up payments

  • Tuition subsidies and training programs

*Not offered in every location. 

To learn more, read McKesson Canada’s complete employer review by clicking here. For more information on career opportunities with McKesson Canada, visit


About McKesson Canada

Founded more than 100 years ago, McKesson Canada is dedicated to delivering vital medicines, supplies and information technologies that enable the health care industry to provide patients better, safer care. Our solutions empower pharmacies, manufacturers, hospitals and other health care institutions by enabling them to get closer to the millions of patients they serve every single day, while contributing to the quality and safety of care in Canada. For more information, visit


About Montreal’s Top Employers 

First published in 2006, Montréal’s Top Employers is a special designation that recognizes employers in Greater Montréal that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work. Employers were evaluated by the editors at Canada’s Top 100 Employers using the same criteria as the national competition: (1) Physical Workplace; (2) Work Atmosphere & Social; (3) Health, Financial & Family Benefits; (4) Vacation & Time Off; (5) Employee Communications; (6) Performance Management; (7) Training & Skills Development; and (8) Community Involvement. Employers are compared to other organizations in their field to determine which offer the most progressive and forward-thinking programs. The annual competition is open to any employer with its head office in Greater Montréal; employers of any size may apply, whether private- or public-sector.


Media Contact:

Darius Kuras

Tel.: 416-427-6510