Jazz Aviation Named as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People for Seventh Year

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HALIFAX, Jan. 18, 2019 /CNW/ – Chorus Aviation Inc. (‘Chorus’) (TSX: CHR) is proud to announce that its subsidiary, Jazz Aviation LP (‘Jazz’), was named one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People for the seventh year.

“Jazz is honoured to continuously be ranked among the Top Employers for Young People in Canada,” said Colin Copp, President, Jazz. “Bringing young people with new and innovative ideas into our company is vital to our growth. We are proud to be a top choice for talented young people seeking fulfilling career opportunities in aviation.”

Canada’s Top Employers for Young People is an editorial competition organized by Mediacorp Canada Inc.’s Canada’sTop 100 Employers project. This special designation recognizes the employers that offer the nation’s best workplaces and programs for young people starting their careers. Winners are chosen based on the programs and initiatives they offer to attract and retain younger workers.

In selecting Jazz, Mediacorp cited several employee programs offered by the company, including the Jazz Aviation Pathways Program, which provides scholarships and direct employment opportunities to students enrolled in pilot programs at various post-secondary institutions. Jazz was also recognized for offering scholarships to students enrolled in Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) programs at local community colleges and for providing mentoring to apprentice AMEs.