Awards and Rankings

In addition to the top rankings PCL receives for outstanding business performance and human resource practices, the organization continually receives awards of excellence for quality, innovation, safety, and community spirit. This reinforces PCL’s reputation as an employer of choice, as a leading provider of construction services, and as a valued community member.


Outstanding Campaign Performance
(medium sized company 100-499)
United Way, 2014-2015​​

United Way Award of Excellence (PCL Calgary)
United Way Calgary, 2015

United Way Campaign Chairs's Award
(PCL Winnipeg)
United Way Winnipeg, 2015

​​Commonwealth Games Outstanding Partner Award
Commonwealth Games Canada, 2016

Cons​truction​ ​(National)​
Innovation in Architecture Award
(Wood Innovation and Design Center)​

Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC), 2015

CCA International Business Award
(geographic diversification)​

Canadian Construction Association, 2015​

ENR Global Best Projects Award of Merit
(Wood Innovation and Design Center)

Engineering News-Record, 2015​​​

CDBI Award of Excellence
(Wood Innovation and Design Center)

Canadian Design-Build Institute, 2015​​

ENR Global Best Projects Award
River Hospital)

Engineering News-Record, 2016

ENR Global Best Projects Award of Merit
(Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre)​

​​Engineering News-Record, 2016

​​​​​Governor General's Medals in Architecture
(Bridgepoint Active Healthcare)

RAIC Architecture Canada, 2016​

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Governor General's Medals in Architecture 
(Glacier Skywalk)

RAIC Architecture Canada, 2016​

Governor General's Medals in Architecture
(Nathan Phillips Square Revitalization)

RAIC Architecture Canada, 2016​

Governor General's Medals in Architecture
(Wood Innovation and Design Center)

RAIC Arch​ite​​cture Canada, 2016​

Best Soft Power Cultural Organization
(Canadian Museum of Human Rights)

Leading Culture Destinations Awards, 2016​

CCA Environmental Achievement Award
Okanagan College Jim Pattison Centre of Excellence, 2016​​

Silver Award for Infrastructure - The Meadows, Swift Current Long Term Care Centre
Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships, 2016​

CanBim Award
Best in BIM & General Contractors Award, 

Interior Heart & Surgical Centre, Kelowna, BC
Canadian Design-Build Institute (CDBI) Award of Excellence, 2017

​​Ingenious Award in Large Private Sector​
(PCL Project Analytics Dashboard)
Information and Technology Association of Canada (ITAC), 
Cons​truction​ ​(Regional)​​​​
​​​ACM Top Project Awards
(Calgary City Ce​ntre)

Alberta Construction Magazine, 201​5

​​​​​​ACM Top Project Awards
(Elbow River Pedestrian Bridg​e)

Alberta Construction Magazine, 201​5

ACM Top Project Awards
(Kearl Phase 2)

Alberta Construction Magazine, 201​5

ACM Top Project Awards
(Canalta Centre)

Alberta Construction Magazine, 201​5​

Alberta's 20 Most Innovative Organizations

Alberta Venture Magazine, 2015

Alberta Contractor of the Year
Alberta Venture Magazine, 2015

Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan Architectural
Heritage Awards

Government of Saskatchewan, 2015

15th Edition Amatura Award - Jury's Favorite (Deloitte Tower)
Institut d’acier d’armature du Québec (IAAQ), 2015

2015 Les Prix d'excellence en immobilier
de l'IDU Québec (Deloitte Tower)

Institut de développement urbain du Québec (IDU), 2015
Award of Excellence in Concrete 
American Concrete Institute (Alberta Chapter), 2015

​​P3 Awards – Finalist, Best Designed Project
Quinte Consolidated Courthouse)

Partnerships Bulletin/P3 Bulletin, 2015

Ontario Concrete Award in Structural Design Innovation
(Billy Bishop City Airport Pedestrian Tunnel)

American Concrete Institute (Ontario Chapter), 2015

Ontario Concrete Award in Best Institutional Building
(Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre)

American Concrete Institute (Ontario Chapter), 2015​​

Good​ Design Award
(Canadian Museum of Human Rights)

The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design, and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies, 2015
Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan
Architectural Heritage Awards
(Moose Jaw Courthouse)

Government of Saskatchewan, 2016​

Commercial Design and Project of the Year Award
(Rogers Place)

Alberta Construction Top Projects Awa​rds​, 2016​

Commercial Under $50 Million
(Banff Upper Gondola)

Alberta Construction Top Projects Awards​, 2016​

People’s Choice Award
(Banff Upper Gondola)

Alberta Construction Top Projects Awards​, 2016

Industrial Under $50 Million 
Suncor Pad 117 Field Facilities)

Alberta Construction Top Projects Awards​, 2016​​

Alberta's Business Person of the Year (Paul Douglas)
Alberta Venture Magazine, 2015

​​Business Council of Canada (Paul Douglas)
Business Council of Canada​, 2015​

Salute to Excellence Award - Community Service (Paul Douglas)
City of Edmonton, 

Leadership and Mentoring Award (Garth Tomlinson)
Merit Contractors of Saskatchewan, 2015

Project Manager of the Year (Grant Selinger)
Merit Contractors of Saskatchewan​, 2015

Saskatchewan Safety Professional of the Year (Craig McAuley)
Saskatchewan Safety Council, 2015

Saskatchewan Safety Hall of Fame (Dennis Harrison)
Saskatchewan Safety Council, 2015

​​​Educator of the Year (Randy Callaghan)
Vancouver Regional Construction Association,

Howard Strong Industry Builder Award (Gary McEwan)​
Southern Interior Construction Association, 2015

Top Forty Under 40 (Steve Schmalz)
Ottawa Business Journal (OBJ) & Chamber of Commerce,

Alberta's Most Influential List (Paul Douglas)
Alberta Venture Magazine, 2015-2016​​

Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Prairies, Construction (Paul Douglas)
Ernst and Young, 2016

CCA Person of the Year Award (Paul Douglas)
Canadian Construction Association, 2016​

Junior Achievement Alberta Business Hall of Fame (Paul Douglas)
Junior Achievement Alberta, 2017

Award of Excellence for Superior Safety Record as a
General Contractor with 200,000 or more person hours

Vancouver Regional Construction Association, 2006-2014,

Alberta's Best Workplace for Health & Safety
Alberta Venture Magazine, 

Award of Excellence for Construction Workplace Health and Safety Innovation for Trade Foreman Recognition Program
Vancouver Regional Construction Association, 2013, 2014​​​

Infrastructure Health and Safety Association President's
Award in recognition of one million salaried employee
hours without a compensable injury (PCL Toronto)
Infrastructure Health and Safety Association, 2014

Over 200,000 Hours Without a Lost Time Incident
Alberta Roadbuilders and Heavy Construction Association (ARHCA)​, 
Contractor Safety Award (two years working without any recordable incidents for PCL Industrial Management Inc.)
Shell Albian Sands RC1 Project, 2016

Safety Achievement Awards (one million consecutive​
derived hours worked without a lost time injury, and
lowest accident frequencies over a three year period)​
Ontario General Contractors Association, 

AON Best Employers​
Canadian Business Magazine, 1999-2018​

​​Canada's Best Managed Companies
Globe and Mail​, 2004-2016

Canada's Top 100 Employers
Media Corp Canada Inc., 2008-2018​

Best Workplaces (Volunteerism & Community Involvement)
Alberta Venture Magazine, 2015

Alberta's Top Employers
Media Corp Canada Inc., 2015-2016

Canada's Ten Most Admired Corporate Cultures
Waterstone / National Post, 

Ranked #20 in Saskatchewan Top 100 Companies
SaskBusiness Magazine, 2016​​​