Work-From-Home Jobs in Canada

A challenge many Canadians face when looking for home-based work is finding legitimate work-at-home jobs in Canada. Below is a list of companies that offer work from home to Canadians.

Dotdash - Writers, Editors, Fact Checkers

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Formerly About.com, Dotdash now provides information and resources across a vast array of topics all provided by expert writers and editors, many of whom work from home. Topics are separated into verticals that include:

  • The Spruce: Home
  • Lifewire: Technology
  • ThoughtCo: Learning
  • Verywell: Health
  • TripSavvy: Travel
  • Investopedia: Finance
  • The Balance: Money, Small Business, Careers
  • Byrdie: Beauty
  • My Domaine: Lifestyle
  • Brides: Wedding
  • Liquor: Cocktails and spirits
  • Mother Nature Network: Green living
  • Tree Hugger: Environmental news and products

Dotdash looks for writers, editors, and fact-checkers who have knowledge and experience in the vertical topic. Pay varies depending on the verticle and job.

Automatic Data Processing (ADP) - HR/Payroll Assistant

Automatic Data Processing (ADP) assists businesses with payroll and HR needs, and has home-based jobs in sales, IT, management, and consulting. When searching the ADP site, enter "Canada" in the location and select "Yes" for Home Office Jobs.

Advanis - Telephone Researchers

Advanis is a market research company based in Edmonton, Alberta. It has work-from-home jobs as a telephone researcher. Being bilingual in French or Spanish is an asset. It offers paid training and a set wage.

AccuTran Global - Transcription​

AccuTran Global provides real-time captioning, scoping, and transcription services. While it's not always hiring, when it is, it's usually looking for transcriptionists, transcription reviewers, editors, real-time writers, and scopists to work from home.

Aim-for-A Tutoring - Tutors

Aim-For-A Tutoring hires online tutors from anywhere in the world to teach subjects such as math, science, and English to students from around the globe using Skype. Teaching experience and a college degree in the subject taught are required.

Art+Logic - Software Developer

Art+Logic is a software development company that hires home-based contractors and employees throughout North America. Work is flexible, but because it involves collaboration, there is an expectation to be available during some business hours.

Sykes Enterprise - Call Agents

Formerly Alpine Access, Sykes Enterprise employs work-at-home call agents in the U.S. and Canada to take inbound customer service and sales calls. Agents are paid an hourly rate, and training is paid. Applicants must pass a background check, but unlike in the U.S., there is no charge to Canadian applicants for this. Bilingual French skills a plus.

Apple At Home Advisors - Call Centers

Apple At Home is a work-at-home call center program from Apple that is part of the company's AppleCare department. Enter Canada on Apple's job search page, and then select "Home Office" to find open positions. It recruits French and English bilingual agents.

American Express - Travel Counselors

American Express hires travel counselors in remote positions in Canada, and allows some of its corporate and sales jobs to be telecommuted. Use "virtual" "telecommute" or "work at home" as keywords to find a job online in its database.

BrainMass - Online Teaching Assistant

Register as an online teaching assistant (TA) in a subject, then answer questions posted by students. You're required to be working on or have earned a graduate degree (master's or Ph.D.) to be considered for the job.

The TA earns a percentage of the fee paid by the questioner and can earn more if the answer is downloaded by other students. Pay (in Canadian dollars) is monthly when teaching assistant has earned at least $75.

Transcom - Call Centers

Employees of Transcom work as home-based customer service reps, sales agents, and technical support staff. Training is paid. It hires in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Yukon, and Nunavut.

Concentrix (Fomerly Convergys) - Call Center

With employees in most U.S. states, Canada, and the United Kingdom, Concentrix employs virtual call center agents to receive incoming calls and provide services, which may include customer service, sales or technical support. Choose "Canada" from the location and then search for jobs.

Covance - Clinical Research

This U.S.-based biopharmaceutical development company with research operations in more than 25 countries hires clinical research associates to work remotely (with at least 65 percent travel) in specific locations in the U.S. Canada, and Europe. Used "home-based" in its job database.

Alorica (Formerly Expert Global Solutions)- Call Center/Customer Service

Alorica customer service outsourcing firm offers home-based jobs in Ontario and Quebec. Many of the jobs require bilingual or French-speaking abilities.

Fonemed - Nursing

Formed in 1996, Fonemed provides telephone triage services to physician practices, managed-care organizations, third-party administrators, disease management providers, private employers, and associations throughout North America.

GlobaLink Translations Ltd. - Translation, Translation Review, Localization

GlobaLink Translations Ltd is a Canadian company that assists clients with translation and cultural adaptation needs. Its translation jobs are for both translators and translation reviewers.

Google - Translation Review, Search Evaluator

Google hires ad quality raters, who evaluate the accuracy of Google web advertising and communicating the effectiveness of web layouts and information using an online tool. The requirements include a BA/BS degree (or equivalent experience), fluency in a specific language as well as English, an understanding of the culture of the speakers of the specific language, web research and analytical capabilities, high-speed Internet connection, and U.S. (or sometimes Canadian) work authorization. Languages include Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Italian, German, and Spanish.

inContact - Sales, Software Development

This company develops software for companies that use home call center agents. It has a significant remote workforce in fields such as sales, network operations, and software development in the U.S., Canada, and other parts of the world.

Intuit - Software Development, IT, Marketing

Intuit hires work-at-home tax experts and advisors in Canada. Use "remote" in the Intuit job database.

Language Line Services - Interpretation/Translation

Headquartered in Monterrey, Calif., Language Line Services hires telephone interpreters (both as employees and independent contractors) from the U.S., U.K., Canada, Puerto Rico, Panama, Costa Rica, and the Dominican Republic.

Lionbridge - Interpretation/Translation, Internet research

Lionbridge provides interpretation, translation, and localization to business clients as well as "global crowdsourcing solutions for clients with international search engines and online marketing initiatives." Lionbridge hires Internet assessor and ad raters in Canada.

NCR - Project Management

NCR has a virtual team of professional services partners in the United States and Canada. The managers in these positions direct a team as well as interact with customers. Select "Canada" from the location. You can use "virtual," or "remote" in the job database.

PointClickCare - Customer Support, Sales

Cloud-based medical documentation company, PointClickCare, hires home-based customer support agents with knowledge of this industry. Choose your location and use keywords such as "remote" to find jobs.

Salesforce.com - Sales, IT, Marketing

Customer relationship management (CRM) software firm specializing in social, mobile and cloud technologies hires for work-at-home positions across several divisions. Access the job database through the Salesforce Career page. Choose Canada as your location. Use the keywords "virtual" or "remote" to find home-based jobs.

Quicktate or iDictate - Transcription, data entry


Quicktate provides transcription services of short audio files, such as voicemails and dictated notes using home-based transcriptionists. Successful Quicktate transcriptionists may receive work from iDictate, which transcribes a wider range of longer documents. Bilingual, particularly Spanish and English, transcribers needed but other languages such as French desired too.

Pearson Smarthinking.com - Online Teaching/Tutoring

Online tutors at this Washington, D.C.-based education company may work from anywhere in the world as long as they have reliable Internet access. They tutor high school and college students in a variety of subjects. Tutors are paid on an hourly basis and work part-time (usually 9-20 hours per week) Master's degree or above preferred. Jobs in Canada are not always available. The peak season for hiring is May-August and November-December every year.

SpeakWrite - Data Entry

SpeakWrite hires home-based general and legal typists throughout the United States and Canada to work as independent contractors, SpeakWrite requires a typing speed of 65 WPM.

Staples Canada - Call Centers

Staples Office supply retailer employs work-at-home call center agents (both English and French-speaking) for work-at-home jobs based throughout Canada. Choose Canada from the “Location” drop-down menu in its jobs database.

Telelanguage - Interpretation/Translations


Telephonic interpretation company also has openings for bilingual contact center agents. Company hires out of U.S., Canada, India, and Asia.

Tutor.com - Teaching


This online educational service connects students to tutors from computers in their local library, community center, school, after-school program, or from home. To become certified as an online tutor, you must have a degree from or be enrolled in a U.S. or Canadian college, pass a test in your area of specialty, and submit a writing sample. The process for hiring takes one to three weeks.

U-Haul - Call Centers


U-Haul hires reservations and customer support agents from across the US and Canada. Paid training. Choose your country and then search "work from home" in the company's job database. These are part-time and temporary positions.