Why Work for Canon

What’s the key to Canon Canada’s success? You. All of our employees-more than 1,000 in 13 offices in four provinces-are ambitious, action-oriented individuals committed to creating value for Canon Canada’s customers. When you join Canon Canada you have the opportunity to contribute, grow and succeed. Our job is to provide you with the best possible employment journey.

Culture and People

Canon has been at the forefront of digital imaging solutions for more than 80 years. We’ve established a culture that’s made us a respected and successful industry leader and a reputation as a company where ambitious and self-motivated employees succeed. Yes, we have high expectations of ourselves – and of you. We expect you to be skilled and to contribute from Day 1. But we also want your career with us to be a journey, and we provide the tools to help you succeed and have a valuable role in Canon’s story.


We are high-performing and driven.

However, we’re also diverse, dedicated, passionate, friendly and supportive. No matter where you start at Canon, there are always opportunities to further grow and develop your career with us.

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We are big thinkers.

When you join Canon, you become part of an organization that prides itself on its structure and high standards, that’s successful because of the breadth and depth of its products, yet still never satisfied. We believe we can always be better.


We emphasize individual responsibility.

Excelling at Canon means meeting-even exceeding-our standards of integrity, honesty and ethical behaviour. We expect you to take ownership of your future, but at the same time believe that we accomplish more as a team.


We are a diverse workforce.

Our employees come from a wide range of backgrounds, and bring with them an equally wide range of experience and expertise.


We expect you to aim high.

Meeting performance goals is important. So too is meeting them in the right way-with behaviours that align with our corporate philosophy and core values. Consistently strong performers will thrive not only in their current jobs but also in new opportunities they earn for themselves.

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We are committed to our people.

We are proud that many of our employees have been with us for 20, 25, even 30 years. People don’t simply find a job at Canon, they discover a career. We encourage professional growth with rewards and development opportunities that strengthen you as an employee.

Benefits and Perks

Our employees work hard, and we appreciate it. Here are just some of the things you enjoy as a Canon Canada employee.


Time Off: Support through life’s ups and downs

Vacation – Paid Personal Time – Paid Sick Time


Benefits: Flexibility to meet your lifestyle needs.

Medical – Health – Dental – Vision – Life and Disability Insurance – Flex Spending – Transfer to RRSP

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Financial Programs: Investment in your future

Deferred Profit Sharing Program – Matching RRSP – TFSA – Discretionary Financial Bonuses – Planrite – Free Financial Planning Services


Social: Connections that go beyond cubicles

Executive-Hosted BBQ – Annual Summer Family Event – Holiday Children’s Party


Wellness: Resources for work-life balance

Employee Assistance Plan – Emergency Travel Assistance – Complimentary Financial Planning Service


Other Perks: Extras to simply say thank-you

Discounts on Auto and Home Insurance – Employee Pricing on Canon Products – Technology Offers – On-Site Gym (HQ) – Discounted Gym Memberships – Special Offers on Hotels and Vehicles


Employees are the foundation of our organization, and recognition is an important part of Canon’s culture.


Canon Americas President’s Award

The CAPA program recognizes excellent performances-in growth, support, efficiency, creativity and sustainability-beyond the division level, develops a performance-oriented corporate culture and increases the visibility of outstanding efforts to Canon’s most senior executives.

President’s TEAM Awards

President’s TEAM Awards

Canon believes we accomplish more when we work together. A culture based on teamwork and collaboration builds a stronger company. The President’s TEAM Awards recognize team success sprung from individuals modelling our seven core behaviours together.

Service Recognition

Service Recognition

With our Service Awards program, we honour employees celebrating five, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 and 35 years with a monetary token of appreciation and commemorative plaque. After 15 years of service, employees earn an extra week of vacation; for every five-year anniversary after that, another bonus week awaits.



It’s not just about results; it’s the way the work was done. We recognize those who inspire others through their actions, who go above and beyond their job description and who remain positive no matter the challenge. Earn props and get a shout-out on our Intranet. Earn kudos and accumulate points you can redeem for gifts.

Canon Americas Spirit Awards

Eligible Canon Americas employees can be nominated to be recognized for their efforts toward quality, profitability, customer satisfaction, morale and esprit de corps, productivity and innovation. Canon Canada’s winners join other honorees from across the Americas at a multi-day event in New York City.

Learning and Development

We want you to build a career with Canon-and we provide you with the learning and development activities to make that happen. Where you start with us should be just the beginning of your Canon journey.

Internal Networking

Internal Networking

Chances to work on cross-departmental projects take you beyond your day-to-day job and provide you with exposure to other areas of the business and opportunities to acquire new skills and learn from different people.

Education Reimbursement

Education Reimbursement

Found a college or university class, workshop or seminar that complements or builds upon your job? Our reimbursement program repays you the cost of taking approved courses on your own time.

Canon Academy

Canon Academy

Canon’s internal learning resource offers an expansive curriculum of web-based seminars and instructor-led courses to develop your skills and enhance your professional growth.

Peer-to-Peer Coaching

Peer-to-Peer Coaching

Informal on-the-job training from colleagues-and managers-offers you opportunities to grow and receive immediate feedback from others.

Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate Social Responsibility

When it comes to social and environmental issues, consumers hold companies to a high standard. We expect the same of ourselves. Through our philanthropic efforts, employee volunteer initiatives, sustainability practices and environmental programs, we are committed to improving the communities we live and work in and leaving a positive impact on society now and into the future.


Inside Canon

Beyond the news and behind-the-scenes at Canon Canada. Learn a bit more about us where we’ve been, what we’ve done and where we hope to still go.


Join Our Team

We are always looking for driven and determined individuals who can grow with us.