TEC Canada members and Chairs are making significant strides in their industries, gaining recognition from the media and business communities. Their accomplishments span innovative business models, technological breakthroughs, philanthropic efforts, and prestigious awards.
We invite you to celebrate their recent achievements with us, acknowledging their dedication to excellence and positive contributions in their fields and beyond!

Orangutech Inc. Named Ottawa’s Best Place to Work in 2023

Last year, Orangutech Inc. took a deliberate step towards enhancing its workplace environment and fostering a positive company culture for its dedicated team of professionals. This strategic initiative has proven to be a resounding success, as Orangutech proudly secures the coveted top position in this year’s Best Places to Work rankings! This accolade, presented annually by the Ottawa Business Journal and the Ottawa Board of Trade, reaffirms Orangutech’s unwavering commitment to providing an exceptional work experience for its employees.

We applaud Barry Doucette—CEO at Orangutech and TEC Canada member—and the Orangutech team on this most recent feat!

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Steven Owen’s 160 km Ride Raises $18,600 for Cancer Research

The Northern Pass to Conquer Cancer returned to Muskoka for its eighth year and Steven Owen—President at Owen & Associates and a TEC Canada member—completed an incredible 160 km ride and raised $18,600 to propel life-saving cancer research forward, improving patient care in Canada and around the globe.

Together, 2023 participants and teams of the Northern Pass to Conquer Cancer raised a record-breaking $1 million for life-saving cancer research. A remarkable number that should be celebrated by everyone involved. We applaud all riders, sponsors, and supporters—your endless determination and unwavering commitment to conquering cancer is an inspiration to all.

To learn more about Steven Owen’s participation in the Northern Pass to Conquer Cancer and to view the 2023 Leaderboard where donations are still being accepted, click here!

BioTalent Canada Named a 5-Star Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Employer by Canadian HR Reporter.

We’re thrilled to applaud BioTalent Canada for being recognized as a 5-Star Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Employer by the Canadian HR Reporter! This accolade commends BioTalent Canada for its implementation of inclusive, diverse, equitable, and accessible (IDEA) practices, both within their organization and throughout the bio-economy sector.

We are proud to have both Pam Gray (VP of Program Development for BioTalent Canada) and Rob Henderson (President and CEO of BioTalent Canada) as part of our growing membership of business leaders across Canada.

In response to this noteworthy achievement, Rob Henderson, expressed his gratitude, stating, “This recognition is a great honour. Diversity remains a key priority for all of us and the entire bio-economy, and we reflect these values in our workplace culture.”

BioTalent Canada’s dedication to DEI principles aligns seamlessly with its mission to foster growth and success in the sector. As a testament to their commitment, BioTalent Canada is set to open applications for their I.D.E.A.L Bioscience Employer Recognition Program this fall, now in its second year. This program aims to acknowledge and celebrate organizations in Canada’s bio-economy that exemplify the diverse and inclusive corporate principles essential for driving progress and prosperity in the field.

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DILFO Mechanical Among 2023 Best Places to Work Recipients

DILFO Mechanical has been named among the Ottawa region’s best employers for the second consecutive year! Participants in the program were ranked according to the results of employee and employer questionnaires and surveys conducted by the U.S.-based Workforce Research Group.

Employees were asked to rate the performance of their workplace in categories such as leadership and planning, corporate culture, job satisfaction, training, and pay and benefits. Employers, meanwhile, filled out an extensive questionnaire that determined what types of benefits they provide to employees and assessed how their workplaces address issues ranging from work-life balance to diversity.

We applaud Danny Dillon, President & CEO of DILFO Mechanical Ltd, and TEC Canada member, on this most recent recognition.

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Horizon Search Highlights the Journey of TEC Chair Emma Richmond

Emma Richmond

Horizon Search, a dynamic digital platform dedicated to igniting the passion for lifelong learning and fostering cross-industry connections, has recently featured a profile on TEC Chair Emma Richmond. This illuminating piece delves deep into her multifaceted journey as a seasoned leader, accomplished executive coach, and visionary entrepreneur.

Discover exclusive insights into Emma’s extraordinary role as she guides and empowers her TEC group members, helping them cultivate unwavering confidence in their decision-making abilities and navigate through obstacles.

Dive into the full article here!

Month after month, TEC Canada members come together in private advisory groups, united by the common goal of personal and professional growth. Guided by the principles of mentorship and support, they continually elevate one another as leaders, make more informed decisions, and achieve better results.
Stay tuned for more updates and inspiring success stories that will unfold within the TEC Canada community in the near future!

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