Lafarge Canada named as a Top Employer for Young People 2020


Friday, January 17, 2017 (Toronto, ON)

The cream rises to the top – and for Lafarge Canada, being a part of developing the best and brightest minds of our workforce is a key part of our culture, and our success.

Lafarge Canada has been named one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People 2020, a special designation that recognizes employers that provide the best workplaces for young people just starting their careers.

The Globe and Mail, one of Canada’s foremost nationwide newspapers, evaluated employers according to eight criteria:

(1) Physical Workplace;
(2) Work Atmosphere & Social;
(3) Health, Financial & Family Benefits;
(4) Vacation & Time Off;
(5) Employee Communications;
(6) Performance Management;
(7) Training & Skills Development; and
(8) Community Involvement.

Employers are compared to other organizations in their field to determine which offers the most progressive and forward-thinking programs.

The Globe’s special feature, which is shared across Canada, elaborates further: “These winning organizations understand that learning doesn’t end when the job begins. That’s why this competition is such a valuable resource for young professionals and recent graduates seeking to launch a career in a workplace that supports their growth and development.”

We are thrilled to have the opportunity to continue to contribute to Canada’s growing workforce, and collaborate with new minds and ideas as we grow. We welcome the opportunity to be a part of building careers for our colleagues and employees, and extend our sincerest congratulations to our fellow winners.

For more information on careers at Lafarge Canada, please visit our Careers page at