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McKesson Canada Named One of Montreal's Top Employers for a Second Year in a Row

MONTREAL, Feb. 1, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - McKesson Canada was named one of "Montreal's Top Employers" for the second year in a row, as part of an annual competition led by the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers.

''At McKesson Canada, we believe in offering our employees the flexibility to make lifestyle decisions that empower them to reach their full potential. Today's announcement reflects the progress we've made on this commitment," said Paula Keays, President of McKesson Canada. "Our people are driven by values that ultimately lead to better health outcomes for patients, communities, and businesses across Canada, and I'm proud of the work we do each and every day."

McKesson Canada placed in Montreal's top 45 best places to work due to its industry-leading flexible work arrangements, family-friendly benefits and health and wellness programs.

''We've adapted to the changing needs of our employees and their families by introducing progressive policies to promote physical, mental, financial and social health," added Keays. "We completely understand the need for professional development, personal self-fulfillment and work life balance, and are proud to offer resources that help our people achieve their personal and professional goals."

Driven by a strong work ethic, McKesson Canada employees enjoy a work environment where collaboration, innovation and diversity are encouraged and celebrated.

McKesson Canada employees benefit from the following services and programs:

  • Employee and family assistance programs
  • Supplemental maternity leave top-up payments
  • Professional training programs and tuition subsidies
  • Flexible work arrangements, including flexible Fridays*
  • On-site gym and fitness classes**
  • Teambuilding wellness challenges
  • Community involvement initiatives
  • Volunteer grants and matching donations
  • Retirement and savings plan
  • McKesson stock at a discounted price
  • Employee referral incentive program
  • Subsidized spaces in a local daycare**
  • Community garden**
  • Paid internships, co-op placements and summer employment for students and new graduates

    *For eligible employees.
    **Not offered at 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, Montreal's Top Employers is a special designation that recognizes employers in Greater Montreal 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 located in Greater Montréal; employers of any size may apply, whether in the private- or public-sector.



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