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​HR Professional is the largest circulation magazine for human resources professionals in Canada with a pass-along readership of close to 50,000. The magazine reports on the latest workplace news and offers in-depth analysis on the most cutting-edge developments in people management, HR law and strategy. Articles are written by accomplished journalists and leaders in the field and often used for research and reference. Designed to supplement the print publication, the digital edition is filled with the same great editorial content and interactive tools available only online.​

HR Professional Magazine Subscriptions​

Published eight times each years, HR Professional is free to HRPA members.  the costs for non-members are: $49/year in Canada, $79/year in the U.S. or International.

Being an HR leader means staying on top of the latest human resources news, best practices and regulatory updates that affect your organization now and in the future. Written for Canadian senior HR practitioners, HR Professional provides the insights you need to practice at the highest levels of your organization.​

Subscribe now and receive:

  • Must-read features with the information you need as a strat​​​​egic partner

  • Practical, how-to advice to guide HR decision-makers

  • Regular columns from Canadian leaders in training and development, communications, recruitment and retention, HR technology, health and safety, and compensation and benefits

  • In-depth updates and analysis of employment law and government affairs

  • Commentary from the Canada’s top HR minds

  • The latest HR research and reviews of the hottest business books and HR products and services​

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​​​​HR Professional Magazine Contacts​

Managing Editor: Jill Harris​

​Subscriptions: Melanie Liu​

HR Professional magazine is published eight times per year for HRPA​.

HR Professional Magazine
​The largest circulation HR magazine in Canada, published eight times each year and free for all members (digital subscription only for student registrants).

Got a story idea for HR Professional magazine?

Designated HR professionals and actively contribute to the success of their organizations, so why not share that success and inform and instruct others? All columns should offer the HR Professonal reader a concrete idea or process that they can implement either in their workplace or within themselves. Features must be well-researched and well-sourced and examine topical and strategic HR issues.

Content Guidelines

Submitting Queries​

Do not send a complete article. Please send your query to the editor, Jill Harris. The query should include two or three paragraphs that describe:

  • Theme: Be specific. We will not assign a story on “leadership” but we might use an article on a new form of leadership or a case study on leadership within a certain company.

  • Evidence: Please provide how you will prove your theme. For example, interviews with experts, a case study, numbers and statistics and quotes from cutting-edge research, books or topical studies.

  • Section: Identify the magazine section subhead, for example, “Strategy” or “Talent Management.”


We accept only original submissions. Do not pitch previously published material (Internet distribution included).


Images sent electronically must be 300 dpi resolution jpeg or tiff files.

Article Length 

HR Professional publishes both features and columns. Features are approximately 1,200 to 1,800 words and columns are around 700 words. New products, trends, studies are used for the front of book section and are 250 words.​

Final Edit 

We reserve the right to edit all articles as needed for content, tone and space, although we do make every effort to ensure contributors are happy with their pieces. Articles must never be promotional in nature. Anything construed as self-promotion will be edited out of the article.

Online Usage Rights

Pl​ease be aware that we use articles online as well as in print. Previously printed articles are housed in an online archive, and we also post original articles on our website and social media pages. Submission of articles to the editor means you agree to give HRPA first publication rights both in print and/or electronically.


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