FCT Recognized as one of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces in Canada

OAKVILLE, ONTARIO, August 27, 2012, – FCT today announces its recognition as one of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in Canada. This annual award recognizes top
employers that display leadership and innovation towards engaging their employees.

“The Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ understand these practices are not only good for employees but also the bottom line. Companies that focus on employee engagement tend to perform better financially, attract and retain the best talent and enjoy improved customer service and client retention,” said Razor Suleman, Founder and Chairman of Achievers. “These companies serve as role models for other businesses to engage their own employees and build success.”

The Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ Awards panel of judges evaluated each applicant based on the Eight Elements of Employee Engagement™: Communication, Leadership, Culture, Rewards & Recognition, Professional & Personal Growth, Accountability & Performance, Vision & Values and Corporate Social Responsibility.

The panel of judges included Bruce Bolger, Managing Director of Enterprise Engagement Alliance, Stacia Garr, Principal Analyst of Bersin & Associates, Debbie McGrath, Founder and
Chief Instigator of HR.com and Razor Suleman, Founder and Chairman of Achievers.
“We are delighted to be recognized as one of the top Canadian employers for leadership and innovation in employee engagement,” said Michael LeBlanc, FCT’s EVP & COO. “One of our strategic priorities at FCT is to create an environment where our employees can be great. Our employee‐led committees and programs like Achievers are fundamental to ensuring that we meet this priority.”

FCT will be honored alongside other recipients of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ Award at the awards gala on November 14, 2012 at the Arcadian Court in Toronto, Ontario.

About Achievers
The Achievers mission is to Change the Way the World Works. We are accomplishing this by helping companies around the world recognize and reward positive employee behaviors on a daily basis resulting in higher employee engagement and better business results. With our award‐winning technology, unmatched customer service and industry‐leading expertise we have powered the world’s most successful rewards and recognition programs. Check us out on the web at www.achievers.com.

About FCT Insurance Company Ltd. (First Canadian Title)
The FCT group of companies includes FCT Insurance Company Ltd., which is Canada’s leading provider of title insurance; DRN Commerce Inc. and First Canadian Title Company Limited, which offers other non insurance‐related products and services for residential and commercial real estate transactions. Founded in 1991 and based in Oakville, Ontario, FCT employs approximately 850 people from coast to coast. Its customers include more than 300 lenders, 15,000 lawyers and notaries nationwide, every major Canadian chartered bank, credit unions, other lending institutions, real estate agents, mortgage brokers and builders.

Insurance is provided by FCT Insurance Company Ltd., with the exception of commercial policies, which are provided by the Canadian branch of First American Title Insurance Company. FCT’s approach to corporate social responsibility (CSR) is founded on our values to act with “integrity,” with “a passion to serve”, a “passion to exceed” and to “think differently.” Our values guide our relationships with our clients, our employees, our stakeholders, and within our local communities. Our strength as a company and the strength of local communities rely on home ownership. FCT shares this value by supporting initiatives to reduce barriers to home ownership in the communities in which we live & work.

For more information about FCT, please visit www.FCT.ca.

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Media Contact:
Achievers:
Allison Barrett, Public Relations Specialist
allisonb@achievers.com
888‐622‐3343 x3566
After Hours: 530‐713‐6655

FCT:
Wendy Rinella
Corporate Affairs,
905 287‐3379
wrinella@firstcdn.com