The Royal named among the National Capital Region's top employers for 2024

OTTAWA, February 6, 2024 – The Royal is pleased to be named one of the National Capital Region's Top Employers. 

This special designation celebrates employers in Ottawa-Gatineau that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work.

“We are proud to be part of the National Capital Region's top employers,” says Cara Vaccarino, president and CEO of The Royal. “This recognition reinforces our commitment to providing a workplace where our employees feel supported and empowered to contribute their best to the clients and families we serve.”

“As we celebrate this achievement, we remain committed to creating an inclusive, innovative, and collaborative environment for our dedicated team.”

National Capital Region’s Top Employers is an annual initiative hosted by Mediacorp Canada Inc., organizers of the annual Canada’s Top 100 Employers project. 

Evaluation of The National Capital Region’s Top Employers is based on various criteria: including physical workplace; health, financial and family benefits; training and skills development; and community involvement. 

The full list of National Capital Region’s Top Employers (2024) is available at

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About The Royal

The Royal is one of Canada’s foremost mental health care, teaching, and research hospitals and is home to The Royal Mental Health Centre, the Brockville Mental Health Centre, the University of Ottawa Institute of Mental Health, and the Royal Ottawa Foundation for Mental Health. Hope, access, and new possibilities are at the centre of everything we do. Through partnerships with clients, families, colleagues and community partners, our mission is to transform the lives of people living with complex and treatment-resistant mental health and substance use needs – today, and tomorrow. Click here to learn more about The Royal, our suite of services, and our impact.

Media Contact

Michaela Berniquez
Communications Coordinator, The Royal  |  613-325-8567