Capilano University named one of B.C.’s Top Employers for 2022

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North Vancouver B.C. February 8, 2022 – Capilano University is pleased to announce it is again named as one of BC's Top Employers for a fourth year. The University is proud to be recognized as one of the best workplaces in British Columbia.

“As we once again return to in-person teaching and learning at CapU, we step forward into this year strong and in great appreciation of our employees and their ability to serve students amidst repeated COVID-19 adaptations,” says Capilano University President Paul Dangerfield. “This award recognizes the hard work we see every day, and the strength of our employee culture and campus community.”

The BC's Top Employers competition recognizes employers in British Columbia who are leaders in offering exceptional places to work. Employers are evaluated using the same eight criteria as the Canada's Top 100 Employers competition: (1) Physical workplace; (2) Work Atmosphere and Social; (3) Health, Financial and Family Benefits; (4) Vacation and Time Off; (5) Employee Communication; (6) Performance Management; (7) Training and Skills Development; and (8) Community Involvement.

Organized by the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers, the BC's Top Employers annual competition recognizes employers with the most forward-thinking human resources practices and progressive workplace policies.

“To be recognized as a top employer in a year when many employees were working remotely, this is a testament to the collective dedication of our employees to create and foster a distinct university experience that delivers imaginative, life-enhancing learning experiences for student,” says Kartik Bharadwa, vice president People, Culture & Diversity at Capilano University.

About Capilano University
Capilano University is a teaching-focused university based in North Vancouver, with programming serving the Sunshine Coast and the Sea-to-Sky corridor. The University offers 94 programs, including bachelor's degrees, in areas as diverse as film, early childhood education and tourism management. Capilano University is named after Sa7plek (Chief Joe Capilano), an important leader of the Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) Nation of the Coast Salish Peoples. We respectfully acknowledge that our campuses are located on the territories of the LíỈwat, xʷməθkʷəỷəm (Musqueam), shíshálh (Sechelt), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) and SəỈílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

For more information, or to schedule interviews, please contact:

Linda Munro
Senior Communications Officer
Capilano University
t: 604 220 8937
e: lindamunro@capilanou.ca


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