Columbia Power named one of BC’s top employers for third consecutive year


CASTLEGAR, B.C. – Columbia Power Corporation is pleased to announce it has been named one of BC’s Top Employers for 2016. This is the third consecutive year Columbia Power has been honoured with this prestigious award that identifies the company as one of the province’s best places to work.

BC’s Top Employers is an annual competition organized by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. This special designation recognizes the British Columbia employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work.

“We are honoured to be recognized as one of BC’s top employers for the third consecutive year,” said Frank Marino, Director, Human Resources & Corporate Services of Columbia Power. “We value our employees and are committed to providing a satisfying work environment and meaningful benefits to ensure we can recruit and retain excellent staff.”

Columbia Power employees are surrounded by great mountain views and easy access to an array of recreational activities when not at work including golfing, cycling, canoeing, fishing, hiking and swimming. This benefit, along with generous maternity and parental leave top-up payments were two highlights of Columbia Power’s selection for 2016. Columbia Power is a lean and efficient organization with 50 employees that share an entrepreneurial spirit. The organization offers the opportunity for employees to gain valuable experiences working on diverse projects.

In addition to its employees, Columbia Power provided the equivalent of 1,200 jobs through the construction of the Arrow Lakes Generating Station and Brilliant Expansion Generating Station, near Castlegar and the Waneta Expansion Generating Station near Trail.

Columbia Power is a Crown corporation wholly owned and controlled by the Province of British Columbia. Columbia Power’s mandate is to manage assets and undertake power project investments as the agent of the Province. For more info about Columbia Power, and why it is one of the province’s best places to work please visit

For further information, please contact:

Bree Seabrook
Manager, Communications
Columbia Power Corporation
Tel: 250.304.6021
Cell: 250.608.0757

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