Human Resources & Travel

BioTalent Canada

BioTalent Canada is the HR hub of Canada’s bio-economy. A national non-profit organization, BioTalent Canada connects employers with job seekers, delivers human resource information and skills development tools to the bio-economy to ensure the industry has access to job-ready people.

BioTalent Canada benefits for BIOTECanada members include:

  • 25% discount on The PetriDishTM job postings. Find the right candidates fast: post a job on the only national, bilingual, biotech job board in Canada. Catering exclusively to the hiring needs of bio-economy employers, your job postings won’t be lost in the noise of other industries.
  • 25% discount on the BioTalent HR Tool Kit. Save your company time and money by following proven, HR best practices for recruiting, hiring, retaining, developing and administering the talent resources so vital to the success of your enterprise. BioTalent HR Tool Kit: the authoritative, all-inclusive HR guide you cannot afford being without.
  • 10% discount on the 2013 BioTalent Canada/TechEdge Compensation Report. Salary, vacations, benefits. What do your employees expect? What do they deserve? Eliminate the guesswork, save money and retain your best people! Use the latest compensation data from the 2013 BioTalent Canada/TechEdge Compensation Report when hiring new biotech talent.
  • 10% off Porter Airlines flights, through the Porter Airlines / BioTalent Canada Corporate Direct Booking Agreement

Enterprise Rent-a-Car

Great Cars. Low Rates. Free Pick Up.

With the largest fleet in North America and a great selection of vehicles, Enterprise has it all. And, we’re always nearby at more than 6,000 locations. We'll Pick You Up®.

  • Discount on Enterprise, Alamo and National Car Rentals

VIA Rail Canada              

Through our partnership with VIA Rail Canada Inc., BIOTECanada Members can now save 5% off VIA Rail

This corporate discount applies for all destinations, and all fare categories. It also applies to the different promotions VIA Rail offers throughout the year. For example, when there is a 50% off seat sale, members of BIOTECanada receive 55%.
Moreover, this discount applies to your leisure travels. You can have up to 3 people (friends, family, colleagues) travelling with you that can also benefit from the discount.

To make sure you get the discount every time you travel, simply go online at and create a profile. In your profile, you will be asked to select a discount type. Select ‘’corporate rate’’ and enter our six digit corporate number (You can find the discount code in the members only area of the website).

Click here for instructions to create your online profile.  You can also book your tickets by phone at 1-888-842-7245 and mention the corporate discount. Please make sure you use the discount every time you travel with VIA Rail. The more our discount code is used the higher our discount will get.
Please contact Julie for more information.
Safe travels!

BIOTECanada has teamed up with Air Canada to offer employees of our member companies a discount on airfare (except Tango).

BIOTECanada Members can receive up to 5% off their travel.

Join here to take advantage of this program. After enrollment, please email and indicate you are a member of BIOTECanada and they will apply a minimum 2% discount threshold to your account.

Upon enrollment, BIOTECanada Members receive access to the corporate rewards online tool and the following welcome offer:
• A one-time 15% flight booking discount
• Up to 10% discount on Maple Leaf™ Club memberships
• One-time complimentary Maple Leaf Lounge access
• Five (5) prepaid Onboard Café vouchers

Please contact Julie for more information.

** If your company already participates in a Corporate Reward Program with Air Canada, you are not eligible to participate in this program.

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