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Calgary Airport Authority named as one of Alberta’s top 40 employers

Oct. 20, 2008, Calgary - Canada Employment Weekly has named The Calgary Airport Authority to its Alberta's Top 40 Employers' list for 2009.


October 20, 2008
By Carey Fredericks

Oct. 20, 2008, Calgary – Mediacorp Canada Inc., publisher of Canada Employment Weekly and other recruitment, training and retention publications, has named The Calgary Airport Authority to its Alberta's Top 40 Employers' list for 2009.
       
Now entering its fourth year, this annual competition recognizes Alberta employers that are leaders in eight important areas: physical workplace; work atmosphere and social; health, financial & family benefits; vacation & time off; employee communications; performance management; training & skills development; and community involvement.
       
The Calgary Airport Authority, with a staff of 160 employees, receives over 1,000 job applications annually. Attracting and retaining good employees in a very competitive job market is an important focus for Canada's fourth busiest airport. "The Calgary Airport Authority offers one of the most unique work environments in the city. We are proud to be recognized as one of the best employers in the province," said Cynthia Ewanchyna, Senior Director of Human Resources for The Calgary Airport Authority. "The dedication and commitment shown by our employees each and every day has made YYC one of the best airports in the country."
       
Close to 2,000 employers apply for this prestigious award, with only the most innovative and progressive organizations selected to be a part of the Alberta's top 40 group. As a community and industry leader, The Calgary Airport Authority is a natural choice to be recognized with this honour. Programs available to Authority employees include an exceptional benefits program, training and development opportunities, a flexible work environment, and many leading corporate social responsibility activities, not to mention one of the most unique work environments in the city.