Left Coast Naturals Named One of Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers

Posted on 03/29/2016 by Left Coast

We are grateful to be one of Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers! See the full list in the Globe & Mail – we’re on page 5.

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Our company was evaluated on:

  • (1) Physical Workplace;
  • (2) Work Atmosphere & Social;
  • (3) Health, Financial & Family Benefits;
  • (4) Vacation & Time Off;
  • (5) Employee Communications;
  • (6) Performance Management;
  • (7) Training & Skills Development; and
  • (8) Community Involvement.

You can read our Company Profile here.

As part of our PEOPLE – PLANET – PROSPERITY triple bottom line philosophy, where prosperity and caring for people and the planet are interdependent necessities for success, we know that it starts with taking care of our people. Not only do we want them to succeed professionally but we care about their wellness and ability to thrive as people. Here’s some of what we offer:

Work-life balance initiatives:

  • Monthly massages
  • Onsite gym, shower facilities, and weekly bootcamp class with a trainer
  • Free organic breakfast foods, coffee, tea and snacks in our kitchen
  • A half-day off each month
  • Company sponsored personal development training
  • Paid days for employees to volunteer for causes that matter to them

Environmental bonuses for employees that:

  • Bike, walk, take public transit or carpool to work
  • Purchase organic groceries
  • Make eco-friendly upgrades to their homes or make suggestions for the office

Opportunities for Employees to Succeed:

  • RRSP matching program
  • $500/employee annually for professional development

Because we could all use some fun!

  • Summer and winter parties
  • Spring and fall team building activities – curling, rock climbing, snow tubing
  • Themed catered lunches
  • NHL hockey ticket giveaways

If you’d like to join this odd bunch, keep an eye out for openings on our Careers Page.








  1. Ingrid Wutschnik

    Worked for this company for a short time, I never had this wonderful experience ever with any other company ever. The respect and care for others is unbelievable, I sometimes regret leaving for I think other companies could learn a few things here on how to treat employees with respect. Kudos to you !!!!!

    1. Left Coast

      And we loved having you on the team, Ingrid! Thanks!

  2. Naty KIng

    You deserve the commendation. The leadership is a model for everyone!

    1. Left Coast

      Thank you! That’s very kind of you to say. 🙂

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