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Awards received by BDC

We are recognized as a top Canadian employer. Here are a few examples of the awards we’ve received.

Certified as a Great Place to Work

BDC has been recognized for its outstanding work environment by the Toronto-based Great Place to Work® Institute Canada. The certification is given by the Great Place to Work Institute Canada, which is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures.

Canada’s Best Diversity Employers

For 7 years (2010 – 2016, 2018)

Canada’s Best Diversity Employers competition recognizes employers with exemplary diversity initiatives for five employee groups: women, members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities, Indigenous people, and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered/transsexual (LGBT) people.

Montréal’s Top Employers

For 12 consecutive years (2007 – 2018)

We are proud to have been named one of Montréal’s Top Employers for twelve years in a row. BDC is headquartered in Montreal and has business centres in more than 100 cities across Canada.

Canada’s Top 100 Employers

For 12 consecutive years (2007 – 2018)

This well-known list recognizes Canada’s top employers and confirms our status as one of the best places to work in Canada.

Top Employers for Canadians Over 40

For 8 consecutive years (2010 – 2017)

This competition recognizes employers who lead Canada in creating special programs and benefits of interest to employees aged 40 years and older.

Best Employers for New Canadians

For 6 consecutive years (2008 – 2013)

BDC received this award for its accomplishments in recruiting skilled immigrants. The award recognizes employers whose programs assist new Canadians in making the transition to a new workplace and life in Canada.

Employment Equity Achievement Award


The Employment Equity Achievement Awards recognize federally regulated employers for their commitment to creating diverse and inclusive Canadian workplaces. They also provide a forum to highlight and share best practices in the implementation of employment equity.