Lafarge Canada Once Again Recognized as Canada's Top Employer for Young People 2024

Lafarge Canada, a leading provider of building materials, has been named once again one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People 2024. This recognition by Top Employers and The Globe and Mail reaffirms Lafarge Canada's commitment to providing exceptional workplaces and programs to support the career journeys of young professionals.

At Lafarge, we believe in providing avenues for meaningful development that empower individuals to reach their full potential. Through impactful initiatives like co-op placements and our New Graduate Development Path, we take pride in investing in the growth and development of young professionals looking to build their careers. 

Johanne Doucet | Head of Human Resources | Lafarge Canada (West)

Canada's Top Employers for Young People recognizes organizations at the forefront of attracting and retaining young talent. Key factors in the evaluation that are considered include tuition assistance, co-op or work-study opportunities, and other benefits to support young professionals' growth and development.

Lafarge Canada's inclusion on this list underscores the company's dedication to fostering a supportive and inclusive work environment by offering comprehensive programs and initiatives that set the stage for the leaders of tomorrow to thrive and reach their full potential.

This recognition is a testament to our commitment to fostering a workplace that not only values the potential of young professionals but actively invests in their growth and development, through various initiatives such as the Lafarge Leadership Development Program in Eastern Canada. It's about more than just a job; it's about providing opportunities for meaningful development, fostering a culture that values diversity, and innovation, and delivering on our purpose of Building Progress for People and the Planet.

Glen King | Head of Human Resources | Lafarge Canada (East)
  • Co-op Placements and Internship Opportunities: Lafarge Canada provides co-op placements and internship opportunities spanning various business areas, from concrete and aggregates to pipe, environment, and finance. 
  • Eastern Canada Lafarge Leadership Development Program: Our 18-month program prepares future talent for leadership positions, welcoming new graduates from across the country. Committed to diversity, 50% of participants are female, and the program involves rotations through different aspects of the business.
  • Early Career Leadership Program: Designed for employees with less than 10 years of experience, this six-month program features mini-projects, business case challenges, self-assessments, virtual coaching, and presentations to senior leaders.

As Canada's Top Employer for Young People 2024, Lafarge Canada continues to set the standard for excellence in workplace practices. Our dedication to nurturing young talent reinforces our position as a leader in the industry as we continue to build progress for people and the planet. 

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