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  • Kitchener-Waterloo, ONTARIO

D2L Named A Top Employer In Waterloo Region For Fifth Consecutive Year

Company Recognized Among Region’s Most Exceptional Places to Work

D2L—the EdTech company that created Brightspace, the world’s first truly integrated learning platform (ILP)—has been recognized as one of the Waterloo Area’s Top Employers for 2015. This is the fifth year in a row that D2L has been acknowledged for creating an exceptional work environment in the Kitchener-Waterloo and Guelph region.

D2L’s ongoing ability to attract and retain top talent led to this year’s designation, along with the company’s standout examples of commitment to employee satisfaction and success, including:

  • Maternity and parental leave top-up payments and variety of alternative work options when new parents return to work
  • In-house and online training programs for employees, as well as subsidies for professional accreditation and tuition for courses at outside institutions
  • Year-end bonuses available to all employees and RSP matching

“I am proud to see our company once again be recognized as a top employer in the Waterloo area,” said John Baker, President and CEO of D2L. “The credit for this award goes to our amazing team that work so hard to transform the way the world learns. We look forward to increasing our investment in our people and finding even better ways to keep them highly engaged – it is the key to our success.”

D2L is currently looking to fill more than 70 full-time positions. Over 800 employees work at D2L with over 600 in the company’s headquarters in Waterloo Region. Other D2L locations in include offices in Toronto, St. John’s, Vancouver, Boston, London, Singapore, Sao Paulo, and Melbourne.

Organizations considered for recognition as the Waterloo Area’s Top Employers are also considered for Canada’s Top 100 Employers and are scored on the following criteria: Physical Workplace, Work & Social Atmosphere, Health, Financial & Family Benefits, Vacation & Time Off, Employee Communications, Performance Management, Training & Skills Development, and Community Involvement.

About D2L

A global leader in EdTech, D2L is the creator of Brightspace, the world’s first integrated learning platform. The company partners with thought-leading organizations to improve learning through data-driven technology that helps deliver a personalized experience to every learner, regardless of geography or ability. D2L’s open and extensible platform is used by more than 1,100 clients and almost 15 million individual learners in higher education, K–12, healthcare, government, and the enterprise sector—including Fortune 1000 companies. The company has operations in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, Brazil, and Singapore. www.brightspace.com | www.D2L.com

Press Contacts

Allison Stokes
Public Relations Manager, D2L Corporation
647-501-6037
Allison.Stokes@D2L.com
Twitter: @D2LNews
Brian Merrill
, fama PR for D2L
617-986-5005
D2L@famapr.com