In the Community

At Walker, we support the local community whenever possible. We do this to show our great appreciation for the community in which we have grown our business.

Santa Claus Parade

Walker Drilling Ltd. has been a proud partner in supporting the local Scouts in the Barrie Santa Claus Parade for 5 years. Floats are provided by Walker Drilling and decorated by the youth in scouting programs and Walker Drilling employees.

Santa Claus Parade photo

Charity Golf Events

Several times a year, several of our management and employees participate in charity golf events to benefit local charities and associations. Some notable examples include:

  • Essa Township Charity Golf Tournament benefitting the Canadian Breast Cancer Society
  • Donaleigh's Charity Golf Tournament benefitting Gilda’s Club of South Simcoe Muskoka support group for cancer patients
  • St Margaret's Charity Golf Tournament benefitting St Margaret of Scotland Anglican Church
Charity Golf Events photo

Team Sponsorships and Donations

Walker Drilling is proud to sponsor a number of teams and events. Our sponsorship of community teams and events reflects our appreciation of the communities in which we do business, and our desire to have a positive effect on the members of our communities.

  • Sponsorship of the Candlelighters Simcoe Dragonboat Racing Team supporting families with children and teens that have been diagnosed with cancer. Events are designed to positively impact and improve the quality of life for children fighting cancer.
  • Sponsoring employees' children in Jump Rope for Heart benefitting the Heart and Stroke Foundation
  • Sponsoring riders in The Ride to Conquer Cancer benefitting Canadian Cancer Society
  • Donations made to Sick Kids Hospital to create colouring and activity books for patients.
  • Sponsorship of an employee in an amateur car racing league

Candlelighters Simcoe Dragonboat Racing Team photo Amateur car racing league photo

Co-op Student Opportunities

Walker Drilling Ltd. offers co-op and work-term placement opportunities for both local high school students as well as for post-secondary students enrolled in a college-level drilling program. Work placements are a great way for high school students to explore potential career paths, for college students to gain hands-on experience directly related to their field of study, and may lead to permanent employment opportunities.

If you are interested in applying for a work-term or co-op placement with Walker Drilling Ltd., fill out the application form, or contact our office directly at 705-424-3423.


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