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OCAS named one of Waterloo Area’s Top Employers for 2023

Guelph, ON (December 1, 2022) – OCAS, a Guelph-based organization that delivers shared technology and application services to Ontario’s public colleges, has been named one of Waterloo Area’s Top Employers for 2023. This is the eighth consecutive year OCAS has earned this recognition.

“Being recognized as a Waterloo Area Top Employer for the eighth year is especially meaningful to us,” said Marc Provencher, President and CEO of OCAS. “With the challenges we and all other organizations have faced and continue to face in recent years, we’re incredibly proud of the OCAS team and the impact we make together.”

Organized by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, the annual Waterloo Area’s Top Employers competition recognizes local employers who lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work.

Employers are evaluated on the same eight criteria as the national competition: (1) Physical Workplace; (2) Work Atmosphere and Social; (3) Health, Financial, and Family Benefits; (4) Vacation and Time Off; (5) Employee Communications; (6) Performance Management; (7) Training & Skills Development; and (8) Community Involvement.

“We strive to provide a workplace that our employees feel proud to work for,” said David Hong, OCAS’ Vice-President, Customer and Employee Success. “This award is a reflection of our commitment to putting the wellbeing of our employees first and ensuring we have the right supports in place, so our team members feel appreciated and empowered.”

For more information about the benefits of working at OCAS, visit

About OCAS

OCAS is an independent not-for-profit organization based out of Guelph, Ontario. As a member of our province’s thriving tech hub and a proud partner of the Ontario college system, technology and innovation are at the heart of our business – we leverage the power of data, people, and partnerships to deliver leading-edge systems, dependable technology, and cost-effective solutions across the higher education sector. Every year, we provide the pathways and support that help over 400,000 individuals take the first step toward a brighter future through Ontario’s public colleges.

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For more information, please contact:

Alissa Robson
Director, Brand, Marketing, and Communications, OCAS