Webnames.ca Recognized as a Progressive Employer for Second Year in a Row

Vancouver, BC – June 15, 2010 –Webnames.ca, Canada’s original domain registrar and a one-stop convenience for the online needs of individuals, small businesses, nonprofits and corporations, is excited to be recognized as a Progressive Employer of Canada once again.

The award recognizes employers who offer flexibility and programs that cater to working moms and their families. Webnames.ca is honoured to be recognized alongside a diverse group of companies – Hababero Consulting Group, IBM Canada, Flight Centre Canada, Please Mum, Nurse Next door Healthcare and many more - that are driving progressive change in the Canadian workplace.

Connect Moms, momcafé and Lisa Martin International (founder of the Briefcase Moms Program) initiated the Progressive Employers of Canada List after conducting a nationwide asking parents what they were looking for in a workplace of choice. This year’s list represents the results of the third annual survey.

The selection criteria used for the Progressive Employers of Canada list was designed and developed by working moms across Canada via surveys and an open nomination process.

“We’re delighted to be recognized as a progressive employer”, says Cybele Negris, COO, "We value our employees and do our best to offer a supportive work environment.”

Webnames.ca employees are eligible for the following services and benefits:

  • flex-time
  • part-time or contract positions
  • gradual re-entry after maternity leave
  • health benefits

About Webnames.ca

Webnames.ca Inc. is a domain registrar and internet solutions company with experience dating back to 1987. A spin-off from the internet pioneers who founded the .CA domain name, Webnames.ca has expertise with specialized domains, corporate domain name management and numerous Internet services. Webnames.ca`s reliability and exceptional customer service is complemented by robust systems and online tools which help customers get the most from their Internet presence. For more information, visit www.webnames.ca.

About the Progressive Employers of Canada List

The purpose of the 2010 Progressive Employers of Canada List is to encourage organizations to consider the value they offer employees in innovative ways and to share this information with a national network of savvy, educated, professional moms. This list is designed to enhance the dialogue between these employers and working moms and ultimately identify more supportive workplaces for women.

Media contact:
Cybele Negris
President
Webnames.ca Inc.
604-633-3097

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