Call for Entries: 2021 Employer Excellence Awards

2020 Awards Recipients

2020 Awards Recipients: Sander Geophysics, Northforge Innovations and Payments Canada

Hire Immigrants Ottawa is accepting entries for the 2021 Employer Excellence Awards from employers in the Ottawa Region. The awards recognize local employers for their innovative workplace policies and practices around the recruitment and integration of skilled immigrant employees into their organization.

Up to four awards will be presented annually as determined by an independent selection committee made up of Human Resource executives and/or professionals, and other stakeholders from the Ottawa Region.

Awards will be presented at the Employer Council of Champions Summit in March 2021, an event attended by senior executives, civic leaders, key stakeholders, media, and Human Resources professionals.

Download the Awards Guidelines (PDF)  Download the Awards Entry Form (Word)

Submitting a nomination
Completed nominations can be submitted electronically or by post mail:


Post Mail:
Hire Immigrants Ottawa
Attn: Employer Excellence Awards
363 Coventry Road
Ottawa, ON, K1K 2C5

All nominations must be received by December 18, 2020

If you have any questions about the awards, please contact us at: or 613-228-2502.


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