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Stuart Olson named one of Alberta's Top 70 Employers in 2018 for the second consecutive year

CALGARY, March 5, 2018 /CNW/ - Stuart Olson Inc. (TSX: SOX, SOX.DB.A) ("Stuart Olson" or the "Company") is honoured to have been shortlisted as one of Canada's Top 100 employers, and recognized as one of Alberta's Top 70 Employers in 2018 for the second consecutive year.

Published by Mediacorp Canada Inc., these annual competitions recognize employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work. Employers are evaluated using eight criteria, including: Physical Workplace; Work Atmosphere and Social; Health, Financial and Family Benefits; Vacation & Time Off; Employee Communications; Performance Management; Training and Skills Development; and Community Involvement. Employers are compared to other organizations in their field to determine which company provides the most progressive programs.

"To have been recognized as one of Alberta's Top 70 Employers, and shortlisted as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers, illustrates our continued commitment to our culture, and our belief that every day we positively impact the businesses we serve, the communities in which we operate, and the lives we touch," said David LeMay, President and CEO of Stuart Olson.

"I am so proud of each and every one of our employees for their hard work and dedication to our organization, and for believing in our culture by promoting a positive workplace across Canada," added Mr. LeMay.

Stuart Olson was recognized as one of Alberta's Top Employers for its employee share purchase plan and group retirement savings plan program that is offered to all salaried employees, and provides up to 5 per cent employer matching for each program; a flexible benefits plan, including a personal wellness account; and an emphasis on work life balance with a compressed work week option for most salaried employees.


Stuart Olson Inc. provides general contracting and electrical building systems contracting in the public and private construction markets as well as general contracting, electrical, mechanical and specialty trades, such as insulation, cladding and asbestos abatement, in the industrial construction and services market. The Company operates office locations and projects throughout Western Canada, Ontario and the territories. Stuart Olson's common shares and convertible debentures are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols "SOX" and "SOX.DB.A", respectively.

SOURCE Stuart Olson Inc.

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