About the Community Builder Award:
The Community Builder Award is awarded to a large business whose community investments have yielded the greatest social return on investment.
Finalist: Cogeco Connexion Inc.
Industry: Communications and Technology
About: Cogeco Connexion provides residential and commercial services, which include Digital Television, High Speed Internet and Telephony services in Ontario and Quebec. We believe it’s a privilege and a responsibility to invest in the communities we serve and annually invest 2.5 million in monetary and CogecoTV in-kind services in Ontario.
What makes Cogeco a Community Builder? Community is a part of Cogeco’s DNA. Through a commitment to their employees, local organizations and the local channel Cogeco TV, Cogeco has become an important member of local communities across Ontario.
Finalist: Skyline Group of Companies
Industry: Real Estate
About: Skyline is one of Canada’s fastest growing “A-Z” full-service real estate companies. We’re grounded in real estate, powered by people, and growing for the future. We build strong communities through providing safe, clean and friendly places to call home, great places to do business, and impeccable client care to our investors.
What makes Skyline a Community Builder? Skyline Group of Companies believes giving back to their communities is the core to success. They contribute to their local communities through donating time and money to important charities and non-profit organizations and hosting community events.
“Cogeco has built its success over close to six decades on a strong commitment of staying close to our customers and to the communities in which they live. We do so while continually innovating and offering amazing experiences that are engineered and delivered locally by our talented and dedicated employees.”
Ken Smithard, President and CEO, Cogeco Connexion Inc.
“At Skyline, we’re grounded by real estate, powered by people, and growing for the future. We make it our mission to provide meaningful value for our customers, our people, and our communities. We are proud to be making a difference in our dozens of communities across Ontario, and across the country.”
Jason Castellan, CEO, Skyline Group of Companies