Canada Compensation Policies & Practices

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Balancing the multi-faceted demands of employees can make attracting, keeping, and motivating talent complex. It’s important to look at your organization from a high level to determine overall shifts taking place in the workplace and to see how you compare to your immediate competitors beyond base pay.

Strengthen your organization’s compensation strategy with key inputs from the Canada Compensation Policies & Practices survey. Use the data to analyze your strategy by employee groups and revenue size across 10 industries. Enhance your compensation policies and practices with critical data on key topics, such as:

  • Car policies
  • Compensation management
  • Overtime
  • Parental leave
  • Perquisites and much more
Are you ready to take your compensation strategy to the next level?
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Survey Statistics

  • # of Organizations: 145

Based on data from the 2018 Canada Compensation Policies & Practices Survey.

Data Collected

  • Car Policies
  • Compensation Management
  • Continuing Education
  • Flexible Work Programs
  • Harassment Policies
  • Hiring / Retention / Separation
  • Hours of Work
  • Managing Multi-Generational Workforces
  • Maternity and Parental leave
  • On-call Pay
  • Overtime
  • Paid time-off (PTO)
  • Performance Management
  • Perquisites
  • Shift Premiums

Data Analyzed

Industry

  • Banking / Financial Services
  • Consumer Goods
  • Energy
  • High Tech
  • Insurance / Reinsurance
  • Life Sciences
  • Other Manufacturing
  • Other Non-Manufacturing
  • Retail & Wholesale
  • Services (Non-Financial)

Examined by:

  • Employee groups
  • Ownership type
  • Revenue size

This is a biennial survey featuring 2018/2019 data. Survey results are available as a national report or you may select a detailed report, which includes data scoped by industry and revenue. 

Survey results are delivered in a published PDF format to your imercer.com account under My Downloads.

2020 survey participation

Data Submission Tools

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What's New in 2020

We're collecting new survey data, which includes:

  • Business Continuity
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Work Arrangements - combining hours of work and flexible work programs

To participate in the survey, simply complete, and submit the questionnaire provided above. You can rest assured that the importance of your data security is not taken lightly at Mercer, so we take the utmost precautions to protect it. Want to understand Compensation Policies & Practices in the US? Access the US Compensation Policies & Practices report for key insights.

2020 survey participation is now open!

Survey participation is open to all organizations. The act of submitting data to a survey is known as survey participation and your company is then viewed as a participant. Please submit your completed questionnaire before the deadline to participate in the 2020 survey.

Although organizations are not required to participate in the survey in order to purchase results, participants enjoy these key benefits:

  • Discounted survey results
  • Exclusive invitations to attend webcasts and meetings in which Mercer consultants review survey results and field questions related directly to your organization
  • Inclusion in survey results allows you to easily determine your market position

2020 survey schedule

  • Participation opens: June 15
  • Participation closes: September 4
  • Results available: November

Participation Webcasts

Attend a participation webcast to better understand the submission process and the survey data that is collected.

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2020 survey pricing

Participant  - Individual Section
2020 Canada Compensation Policies & Practices - National Report – CAD 300
2020 Canada Compensation Policies & Practices - Detailed Report – CAD 425

Participant  - Full Survey
2020 Canada Compensation Policies & Practices - National Report – CAD 950
2020 Canada Compensation Policies & Practices - Detailed Report – CAD 1,450

Non-Participant  - Individual Section
2020 Canada Compensation Policies & Practices - National Report – CAD 900
2020 Canada Compensation Policies & Practices - Detailed Report – CAD 1,275

Non-Participant  - Full Survey
2020 Canada Compensation Policies & Practices - National Report – CAD 2,850
2020 Canada Compensation Policies & Practices - Detailed Report – CAD 4,350

Participate in and purchase any five sections for the following price:

2020 Canada Compensation Policies & Practices - National Report – CAD 650
2020 Canada Compensation Policies & Practices - Detailed Report – CAD 975

Pricing

Product Participant Non-Participant
2018/2019 Canada Compensation Policies & Practices Survey – National Report CAD 800 CAD 2,400
2018/2019 Canada Compensation Policies & Practices Survey – Detailed Report CAD 1,200 CAD 3,600

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Schedule

  • Questionnaire Distributed: June 15
  • Participation Deadline: September 14
  • Report Available: December

This is a biennial survey. The next participation year and survey release is planned for 2020.

Participating Companies

  • AC NIELSEN COMPANY OF CANADA
  • ACELITY L.P., INC. (CANADA)
  • ACKLANDS GRAINGER, INC.
  • ADASTRA MANAGEMENT, INC.
  • ADDENDA CAPITAL INC.
  • ADT SECURITY SERVICES CANADA, INC.
  • AGRICULTURE FINANCIAL SERVICES CORPORATION
  • AGRIUM, INC.
  • AGROPUR COOPERATIVE
  • AIR CANADA
  • AIR LIQUIDE CANADA, INC.
  • ALBERTA CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL FOUNDATION
  • ALBERTA HEALTH SERVICES
  • ALBERTA INNOVATES – HEALTH SOLUTIONS
  • ALGONQUIN POWER CO.
  • ALLIANZ GLOBAL ASSISTANCE CANADA
  • ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY OF CANADA
  • ALTERNA SAVINGS AND CREDIT UNION, LTD.
  • AMERISOURCEBERGEN CORPORATION – INNOMAR STRATEGIES INC.
  • APOTEX, INC.
  • ARC RESOURCES, LTD.
  • ARROW ELECTRONICS, INC. (CANADA)
  • ATCO GROUP
  • ATOMIC ENERGY OF CANADA LIMITED – CANADIAN NUCLEAR LABORATORIES
  • AUTOLIV, INC. – AUTOLIV ELECTRONICS CANADA, INC.
  • AVIVA CANADA, INC.
  • BDO CANADA, LLP
  • BELL CANADA
  • BONDUELLE NORTH AMERICA
  • CAA SOUTH CENTRAL ONTARIO
  • CABOT CANADA, LTD.
  • CAISSE DE DÉPÔT ET PLACEMENT DU QUÉBEC
  • CAISSE DE DÉPÔT ET PLACEMENT DU QUÉBEC – IVANHOE CAMBRIDGE, INC.
  • CANADA MORTGAGE AND HOUSING CORPORATION (CMHC)
  • CANADA POST CORPORATION
  • CANADA PROTECTION PLAN
  • CANADELLE
  • CANADIAN AIR TRANSPORT SECURITY AUTHORITY
  • CANADIAN CENTRE ON SUBSTANCE ABUSE
  • CANADIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
  • CANEXUS CORP.
  • CARILLION CANADA, INC.
  • CARON TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS
  • CELERO SOLUTIONS
  • CITY OF REGINA
  • CITY OF RICHMOND
  • CIVEO CANADA, INC.
  • CNH INDUSTRIAL CANADA, LTD.
  • COCA-COLA REFRESHMENTS
  • COLGATE-PALMOLIVE CANADA, INC.
  • CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY
  • CONNECT FIRST CREDIT UNION LTD.
  • CORBY SPIRIT AND WINE
  • CRELOGIX ACCEPTANCE CORPORATION
  • D2L CORPORATION
  • DATA COMMUNICATIONS MANAGEMENT CORPORATION
  • DAVIDS TEA, INC.
  • DEFENCE CONSTRUCTION CANADA
  • DELOITTE, LLP
  • DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION OF ONTARIO
  • DIRECT ENERGY
  • DUDE SOLUTIONS CANADA
  • DYNACARE
  • E. I. DU PONT CANADA COMPANY
  • EASTGEN, INC.
  • EGG FARMERS OF CANADA
  • ENBRIDGE, INC.
  • ENCANA CORPORATION
  • ENERKEM, INC.
  • ENFORM
  • ENMAX CORPORATION
  • ENTERTAINMENT ONE, LTD. – LES FILMS SEVILLE
  • ERAMOSA ENGINEERING, INC.
  • ERCO WORLDWIDE
  • EVONIK CANADA, INC.
  • FARM CREDIT CANADA
  • FEDEX EXPRESS CANADA, LTD.
  • FIRMA FOREIGN EXCHANGE CORPORATION
  • FOCAL TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION
  • FORESTERS FINANCIAL
  • FUNDSERV, INC.
  • G6 HOSPITALITY, LLC
  • GENERAL DYNAMICS LAND SYSTEMS – CANADA
  • GIBSON ENERGY, INC.
  • GILDAN ACTIVEWEAR, INC.
  • GLENCORE CANADA CORPORATION – COPPER
  • GOVERNMENT OF SASKATCHEWAN
  • GREAT CANADIAN GAMING CORPORATION
  • GREATER TORONTO AIRPORTS AUTHORITY
  • GROUPE DESCHENES, INC.
  • GROUPE DYNAMITE, INC.
  • HALIFAX PORT AUTHORITY
  • HARRY ROSEN, INC.
  • HEALTHCARE INSURANCE RECIPROCAL OF CANADA
  • HENRY SCHEIN CANADA, INC.
  • HOME TRUST COMPANY
  • HONDA OF CANADA MFG.
  • HOOTSUITE MEDIA, INC.
  • HOPEWELL GROUP OF COMPANIES – HOPEWELL RESIDENTIAL MANAGEMENT LP
  • HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY
  • IMMERSION CANADA
  • IMPERIAL MANUFACTURING GROUP
  • IMPERIAL TOBACCO CANADA LIMITED
  • INNOVATION PLACE
  • INTACT FINANCIAL CORPORATION
  • INTELLIWARE DEVELOPMENT, INC.
  • INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL DATA SERVICES (IFDS)
  • ISM CANADA
  • JOHNSON & JOHNSON, INC.
  • KEOLIS CANADA
  • KIEWIT ENERGY CANADA CO.
  • KINROSS GOLD CORPORATION
  • KONICA MINOLTA BUSINESS SOLUTIONS (CANADA), LTD.
  • LAND TITLE AND SURVEY AUTHORITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
  • LEONS FURNITURE, LTD. – THE BRICK, LTD.
  • LIQUOR CONTROL BOARD OF ONTARIO (LCBO)
  • LOBLAW COMPANIES LIMITED
  • LOWE'S COMPANIES CANADA, ULC
  • MAKLOC BUILDINGS, INC.
  • MANULIFE FINANCIAL CORP.
  • MANULIFE FINANCIAL CORP. – NAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT LIMITED
  • MAPLE LEAF FOODS, INC.
  • MAPLE LEAF SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT
  • MCCAIN FOODS LIMITED
  • MEG ENERGY
  • MOUVEMENT DES CAISSES DESJARDINS
  • NALCOR ENERGY
  • NATIONAL BANK OF CANADA
  • NAV CANADA
  • NB POWER
  • NESTLE CANADA
  • NOVA CHEMICALS CORPORATION
  • ONTARIO LOTTERY AND GAMING CORPORATION
  • ONTARIO MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
  • ONTARIO TEACHERS' PENSION PLAN
  • OSUM OIL SANDS CORP.
  • OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS – CANADA
  • PACIFIC NORTHWEST LNG LTD.
  • PANALPINA, INC.
  • PAREX RESOURCES, INC.
  • PARKLAND FUEL CORPORATION
  • PARMALAT CANADA, INC.
  • PEMBINA PIPELINE CORPORATION
  • PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL, INC. – ROTHMANS BENSON & HEDGES, INC.
  • POST-SECONDARY EMPLOYERS' ASSOCIATION
  • POWELL CANADA INC.
  • PRECISION DRILLING CORPORATION
  • PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS, LLP
  • PROCTER & GAMBLE, INC.
  • PSP INVESTMENTS
  • PULP AND PAPER PRODUCTS COUNCIL
  • PURDUE PHARMA
  • READ JONES CHRISTOFFERSEN, LTD.
  • REGION OF HALTON
  • REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF DURHAM
  • ROGERS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.
  • ROLLS-ROYCE CANADA LTD.
  • SAFRAN LANDING SYSTEMS CANADA, INC.
  • SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CANADA, INC.
  • SAPUTO DAIRY DIVISION
  • SASKATCHEWAN GOVERNMENT INSURANCE
  • SASKPOWER
  • SASKTEL
  • SC JOHNSON & SON, LTD.
  • SEPHORA BEAUTY CANADA, INC.
  • SEVEN GENERATIONS ENERGY, LTD.
  • SHAW COMMUNICATIONS, INC.
  • SLEEMAN BREWERIES, LTD.
  • SPECTRA ENERGY – CANADA
  • STANDARDAERO
  • STANTEC, INC.
  • STORM RESOURCES, LTD.
  • SUN LIFE FINANCIAL
  • SUPERIOR PLUS CORP. – SUPERIOR PROPANE
  • SYNCRUDE CANADA, LTD.
  • TAQA NORTH, LTD.
  • TARO PHARMACEUTICALS INC
  • TECK RESOURCES LIMITED
  • TEINE ENERGY, LTD.
  • TELUS CORPORATION
  • TERANET, INC.
  • THALES CANADA, INC.
  • THE CENTRE FOR DRUG RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
  • THE CORPORATION OF THE CITY VAUGON
  • THE CSL GROUP, INC.
  • THE EMPIRE LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY
  • THE GREAT-WEST LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY
  • THE LAW SOCIETY OF UPPER CANADA
  • THE OTTAWA HOSPITAL
  • TMX GROUP, LTD.
  • TORONTO HYDRO CORPORATION
  • TOWN SHOES LIMITED
  • TRANSCANADA CORPORATION
  • TRAVELERS INSURANCE COMPANY OF CANADA
  • TVO
  • UNILEVER CANADA, INC.
  • UNISOURCE CANADA, INC
  • UNITED FARMERS OF ALBERTA CO-OPERATIVE LIMITED
  • UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY
  • UNIVERSITY OF ONTARIO INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
  • UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN
  • UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO
  • UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO
  • VALE CANADA LIMITED
  • VANCOUVER CITY SAVINGS CREDIT UNION
  • VELAN, INC.
  • VERESEN, INC.
  • WAKEFIELD CANADA, INC.
  • WESCAST INDUSTRIES, INC.
  • WESTERN ENERGY SERVICES CORP.
  • WORKERS' COMPENSATION BOARD – ALBERTA

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