Is the federal government the largest employer in Canada?

The Canadian federal government is not only the largest employer in Canada, it consistently ranks among the top employers in the nation for overall employee satisfaction (see Maclean’s Magazine and The Globe and Mail Top 100 Employers.)

Who is largest employer in Canada?

Total Employees: Next to the Onex Corporation, Loblaws parent company George Weston Ltd. is Canada’s largest employer with over 155,000 employees.

Who are the top 10 employers in Canada?


  • Emera Inc.
  • Employment and Social Development Canada.
  • Enbridge Inc.
  • Export Development Canada.
  • Fidelity Canada.
  • Freshbooks.
  • GlaxoSmithKline Inc. / GSK.
  • Greater Vancouver Food Bank.

Is the government the largest employer?

The largest American employer is, by far, the United States federal government with over four million employees worldwide.

How many federal employees are there in Canada?


Canada and outside Canada
Federal general government7 Unadjusted 419,542
Seasonally adjusted5 415,035
Provincial and territorial general government8,9 Unadjusted 350,313

What is the largest private company in Canada?

2019 Fortune list

Rank Fortune 500 rank Name
1 180 Brookfield Asset Management
2 210 Alimentation Couche-Tard
3 256 Royal Bank of Canada
4 295 Toronto-Dominion Bank
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What is the largest employer in Ontario?

Needless to say, with Toronto as Canada’s financial centre and with Southern Ontario’s Golden Horseshoe as a major manufacturing and tech hub, there are all kinds of companies that have had to be left out.

Ontario’s Top 7 Employers.

Company Industry Employees
Royal LePage Real Estate 14,000+

Is the government of Canada a good employer?

Productive and challenging workplace with great team

Government of Canada departments are great employers with productive and challenging workplace.

What is the best company in 2021?

The Top 100, Ranked

Rank Company name Location
1 APPLE INC United States
2 SAUDI ARAMCO Saudi Arabia
3 MICROSOFT CORP United States
4 AMAZON.COM INC United States

What is the best company in Canada to work for?

Best Places to Work Canada (CA) 2021 Employees’ Choice

Company Rating
Google 4.5
Microsoft 4.4
TC Energy 4.4
Apple 4.4

What companies are based in Canada?

Largest firms

Rank Name Employees
266 Power Corporation of Canada 30,259
290 Magna International 155,450
293 George Weston Limited 195,000
304 Royal Bank of Canada 75,510