Canadian Transportation Agency recognized as one of the National Capital Region's top employers for 2024

February 9, 2024 – Gatineau, QC – Canadian Transportation Agency

The Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) has been named as one of the National Capital Region's Top Employers for 2024.

This special designation recognizes employers in the Ottawa-Gatineau area that are leaders in providing exceptional places to work. It identifies the CTA as an organization that offers competitive benefits, professional development opportunities, and a supportive workplace culture.

What makes The CTA one of the top employers?

  • Encourages ongoing professional and personal development through a range of initiatives, including in-house and online training, mentoring and leadership development programs, as well as supporting training for career development. 
  • Maintains two networks of trained volunteers to listen and confidentially discuss issues  ̶  Purple Couch volunteers can suggest resources for employees to turn to for more help if needed, and the Rainbow Couch enables employees to talk about LGBTQ2+ issues in a safe and positive space.
  • Respects work-life balance  ̶  onsite child care at its head office as well as dedicated time off for family appointments.

For more information on how to become part of one of the CTA, visit our careers webpage.


"I am thrilled that our organization is recognized as a Top Employer of the National Capital Region. This award recognizes our commitment to creating a positive and inclusive work environment for our employees and I strongly believe that Canadians will continue to be well served by the integrity and dedication of the team at the Canadian Transportation Agency."

France Pégeot, Chair and CEO of the Canadian Transportation Agency

About the CTA

The Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) is an independent regulator and quasi-judicial tribunal with the powers of a superior court. It operates within the context of the very large and complex Canadian transportation system. The CTA's responsibilities are:

  • To help ensure that the national transportation system runs efficiently and smoothly in the interests of all Canadians: those who work and invest in it; the producers, shippers, travellers, and businesses who rely on it; and the communities where it operates.
  • To provide consumer protection for air passengers.
  • To protect the human right of persons with disabilities to an accessible transportation network.

Learn more about our mandate.


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