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  • Writer's pictureCanvas Inc.

Canvas Receives 2021 HIRE Vets Gold Medallion Award from the U.S. Department of Labor

Canvas is proud to announce the award of the Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans (HIRE Vets) Gold Medallion Award. The HIRE Vets Medallion Award is the only federal award recognizing exceptional achievement in veteran employment. The HIRE Vets Medallion Award recognizes exemplary efforts in recruiting, employing, and retaining United States’ veterans.

“Since our inception, Canvas strives to hire hard-working, motivated, and ethical employees. Hiring Veterans is a contributing factor to achieving this goal,” stated Canvas President Larry Couvillon. “We wouldn’t be in business if it weren’t for their service and proven ability to enter the workforce with identifiable and transferable skills such as leadership, teamwork, and integrity.”

Canvas joins 848 other companies from 49 states, plus the District of Columbia, who have shown a commitment to hiring veterans, but also ensuring they have a long-term career and growth plan that uses the diverse skills they acquired through their military service.

Recipients of the 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Award meet rigorous employment and veteran integration assistance criteria, including veteran hiring and retention percentages; availability of veteran-specific resources; leadership programming for veterans’ dedicated human resource efforts; pay compensation and tuition assistance programs for veterans. More than 1,400 employers have earned a HIRE Vets Medallion Award since 2018.

About the HIRE Vets Medallion Program: The HIRE Vets Medallion Award is earned by businesses that demonstrate unparalleled commitment to attracting, hiring, and retaining veterans. The 2022 HIRE Vets Medallion Award application period will open to employers on January 31, 2022. For more information about the program and application process, visit


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