2016 Business Excellence Awards – Employer of the Year

Georgian Career and Employment Community Services is pleased to sponsor the
2016 Employer of the Year Award



The 2016 Employer of the Year Award

Recognizes an organization or business that has developed an admirable reputation as a great place to work and as an upstanding example of business in Dufferin Country.  These businesses should demonstrate strategic leadership and effective frontline management by establishing, maintaining, and leveraging exceptional workplace culture. This may include, but is not limited to: innovative job design, unique compensation and benefits, a commitment to employee learning and development, employee charitable giving programs, and peer mentorship and training programs. The business should be able to clearly communicate how the culture leads to improved business performance outcomes.


Family Transition Place

Since 1984, Family Transition Place (FTP) has been providing critical services to women and their children who have experienced abuse and unhealthy relationships. Inside FTP’s doors, women find a warm and welcoming place where their safety and well-being is the most important thing in the world. Whether they need a safe place to live, or the services of a professional, skilled counsellor to assist them on their journey, FTP is there to help.


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Marlin Travel

Marlin Travel is part of the Transat Distribution Canada (TDC) Network (with over 600 locations) and is considered Canada’s leader in the retail distribution of holiday travel.
Marlin Travel has been locally owned and operated by Tisha Saunders for 20 years. We offer complete travel services to the Town of Orangeville and surrounding Dufferin County.



Millenium1 Solutions

Millennium1 Solutions is a leading Canadian outsourced solutions provider, offering high-quality solutions to many of the most recognizable North American brands across a variety of industries. We have been operating in Orangeville since 1977, currently with ~250 local employees; many who have chosen to stay with us for over 20 years of service.

We take great care to support our community while also providing a great place to work. We’re pleased to have grown in Orangeville this year, with the introduction of new role types and many new team members.

We believe our offering of stable local employment to Dufferin residents as well as our commitment to both our employees and clients makes us a candidate for this year’s BEAs.



Peekaboo Child Care opened it’s doors in Orangeville on Aug. 27, 2007. We are licensed to provide care for 142 children ages 6 weeks to 12 years old and their families. We employ 33 staff including a supervisor, assistant supervisor, Registered Early Childhood Educators and assistants, a full time cook, and supply staff. Christine MacDougall is the supervisor of the centre. Carol Sideris is the owner operator.





RLB is the largest full service regional public accounting firm in Southwestern Ontario, and has been proudly serving our community for more than 60 years. We offer a variety of services in addition to just accounting that including bookkeeping, HR consulting and tax planning services. At RLB, people count and by maintaining our principle of continuous learning, we help our employees and clients strive to achieve success. Every day our core value of passion, commitment, building, integrity, collaboration and integrity guide us to make the best decisions to remain the number choice for our clients, our community and our team.