Find out why joining the HRPA is an essential part of building your HR career.


HRPA Designations are a valuable part of your career – studies show that HR professionals with our designations are promoted faster, earn more and have a greater range of career options.

Learn more about our designation requirements.

Professional Community

HRPA is a community of professional peers that assist each other with career advice, mentoring, HR problem solving and more. Between HRPA, its 27 local chapters and online communities, the HRPA connects you with more than 24,000 members and students from across Ontario.

New to Canada?

We welcome new Canadians with a background in HR and offer a reduced registration fee for your first year. Find out if you qualify for our Internationally Educated HR Professional program here.

Hire Authority

In addition to our community, the HRPA also offers members and students access to Hire Authority – Ontario’s leading job board for HR professionals. Whether you are looking to add to your HR department, or looking for a new opportunity, Hire Authority can help.

Skills Development

HR Insights Centre
Our HR Insights Centre has comprehensive, and up-to-date resources, including information on current employment legislation, HR best practices, and white papers that are helping the HRPA elevate the profession and influence public policy discussions.

Knowledge Bank
Knowledge Bank, available exclusively to HRPA members, is a powerhouse of online resources to make HR practitioners more productive and for personal development.

Professional Development
From workshops, seminars, and webinars to certificate and executive programs, the HRPA provides education opportunities on every facet of HR practice: HR law, Total Rewards, Organizational Development, Health & Safety, Recruitment, Talent Management and more.​​​

Member & Student Savings

HRPA combines the buying power of its more than 24,000 members and students with its extensive business partnerships to bring you exclusive savings at work, home and play. Taking advantage of HRPA’s Member and Students Savings deals can easily offset the price of your registration with HRPA. Learn More

Fees & Dues

HRPA registration is on an annual basis and runs from June 1st to May 31st. Click here to see current annual Registration dues.

Subscribe to the HR Insights Newsletter

Not yet a member of HRPA but still keen on keeping up with trending topics in HR? Subscribe to the HR Insights newsletter for a monthly round-up of all things human resources, including HR best practices and information about HRPA conferences and professional development programs.

Register today and start enjoying all the benefits the HRPA provides HR professionals.

Questions? Give us a call at (416) 923-2324 or book an appointment to speak with Office of the Registrar staff