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HRPA exists to ensure that HR professionals have the tools to act as champions for positive change, leading Ontario’s workplaces into the future.

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574

HR designations granted in 2019

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2019 Annual Conference attendees

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A Complete Guide to Employment Law

A Complete Guide to Employment Law is a comprehensive program that provides HR professionals with the tools to protect their...

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Hamilton: Developing a Resilient Culture During Times of Change

There is no questioning that we are/have been in times of immense change and stress between at work challenges and at...

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The HR Business Partner Certificate -Full

This program is offered in five online modules (Zoom Platform) over the following dates:  Module 1: January 26 (9:00 am - 1:30 pm)...

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York: Annual Employment Law Update: What Changed in 2021 and What You Need to know in 2022

For his annual Employment Law Update, Stuart will review the epic changes in 2021 which impacted HR, HR Laws and...

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Guelph and District: Identifying and Managing High Conflict Personalities in the Workplace

This session focuses on understanding Conflict-Oriented Persons and learning the most effective ways to manage this type of leader/peer/subordinate/employee. In...

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Peel: Becoming Future-Ready: How to Bridge the Skills Gap

Formal education and training are no longer enough to prepare talent for the future of work. Prior to COVID-19, globally,...

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Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Certificate Program -Full

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is the support provided to a person who may be experiencing a decline in their...

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The Accredited Executive Compensation Program

The Accredited Executive Compensation Program effectively equips senior management, executives and board members with information, best practices and strategies for...

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Project Management Fundamentals for HR Professionals

HRPA in partnership with PMI Toronto is pleased to deliver this LIVE and instructor-led project management course, tailored to HR...

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Barrie and District: Student: Panel Event - Navigating the Virtual Job Market for Students

Join us for a 1 hour event that is geared towards students and recent graduates. This event will be moderated by...

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Regulatory Committee Boot Camp

The HRPA will be seeking to recruit volunteers for the 2022-2023 committee term for our HRPA Regulatory Committees, the application...

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Deconstruction: Crafting Inclusive & Equitable Workplaces

This micro-conference will highlight Indigenous viewpoints on ways to deconstruct workplaces and build them anew. The goal is to strengthen...

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Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Certificate Program -Full

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is the support provided to a person who may be experiencing a decline in their...

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OOTR: Preparing to Write the CHRP-KE and CHRL-KE: Advice from the Registrar

When preparing to write the knowledge exams, how do you know what approach is best for you? This webinar will...

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Durham: Strengthening Organizational Resilience

We often don't have control over most organizational changes and disruptions, but we do have control over how we respond....

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Toronto: An Investigator’s and Litigator’s Guide to Workplace Investigations

Hena Singh and Alex Van Kralingen are lawyers who are experienced with all facets of workplace investigations.  Both Hena and...

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Algoma/North Bay: Unintentional Racism - Managing a Diverse Workforce

The impact of racism converges on workplace issues and litigation may arise in relation to an employer's behaviour and actions...

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West Toronto: The Communication Agenda: Getting Through Organizational Change (mostly) Unscathed

From mergers to downsizing to digital transformations, 80 percent of change initiatives fail to deliver the benefits they promised. While there...

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Windsor-Guelph: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion - Gender Responsive + Gender Inclusive Leadership

Join us as speaker Nitin Deckha reinforces the business case for gender and transgender inclusion in the workplace, with particular focus...

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Grey Bruce: Prescription Pad Medical Evidence: How Much Evidence Are You Entitled to When Accommodating Disabilities

All too often employers’ requests for medical evidence in support of an absence are met with a cryptic note on...

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Hamilton: Workplace Wellness - A Great Benefits Plan Isn't Enough

We spend 90% of our time indoors, as such, the built environment has a profound impact on our well-being. This session...

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Halton: Dismantling Raci(al/st) Ideology

With the rise of anti-racist discourse and initiatives, many businesses are unintentionally promoting racist ideas and missing opportunities to identify and celebrate...

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Toronto and Durham: How to RE-IMAGINE your Career

Careers sometimes just happen. There is no planning or forethought that goes into it. But what if you could stop...

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Chatham-Kent: Employment Law Update

When you work in HR, employment law questions are often a regular part of the workday. As such, it is...

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Master Class: Supporting Employee Well-Being

The pandemic has led more and more organizations to realize that employee well-being is critical to the success of a...

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Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Certificate Program -Full

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is the support provided to a person who may be experiencing a decline in their...

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YORK: Winter Mentorship Social Event

The objective of the networking session is to foster and building relationships and connections within the Human Resources community. We...

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Sarnia and District: Be Persuasive: Support HR Initiatives Through Results Focused Communication

Let's get clarity on how we are communicating as HR professionals to help deliver results. We live in a world...

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Toronto Joint Chapters Event: Network and Chill

NETWORK & CHILL  Step away from Netflix but keep the chill. Sit back, relax and learn the life-long skill of...

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Niagara: Employment Law and Covid in the Workplace update

The Impacts of COVID-19 on the Workplace Mandatory Vaccination Policies- Where are we now? What can I tell third parties...

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London - Guelph - Peterborough - Toronto: Emotional Intelligence and Psychological Safety: what is psychological safety and what is the relationship with EI

Ever Since Dr. Amy Edmondson, coined the term, “psychological safety” in her famous Harvard Business Review article progressive organizations have...

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Barrie and District: Complying with and going beyond Pay Equity

We have various obligations as employers and this includes complying with pay equity legislation on a provincial or federal level. Recent...

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Toronto: Moving Forward with Mentoring

Did you know that 75% of executives point to mentoring as playing a key role in their success (ATD)? Also,...

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OOTR: Preparing to Write the CHRP-KE and CHRL-KE: Tips from Top Scorers

The Office of the Registrar is hosting a webinar, Tips from Top Scorers, for those who are planning on writing...

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Barrie and District: Exploring the 'Self-Management' Trend: What it means for HR

A ‘self-management’ trend has been gaining momentum as companies have proven the benefits of eliminating management hierarchy and increasing employee...

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Live Webinar: HRPA's Quarterly Legal Updates - Spring 2022

To Register for all 4 Webinars CLICK HERE Register for upcoming individual sessions here: Winter 2021 - December 8, 2021 Spring...

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Toronto: Mitigating Intercultural Conflict

This session explores the dynamics of how cultural differences (ethnic, national, generational, etc.) creates misunderstandings that can lead to conflict...

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Windsor: Legal Update with McTague Law Firm

We are pleased to have the lawyers of McTague Law Firm provide insights on the most recent HR-related legislative changes...

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Northern ON: Social Media Investigations 101 for Professionals and Employers

As HR Professionals you have the opportunity to avoid hiring an applicant that could compromise your organization’s brand, leak sensitive...

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Grey Bruce | Halton: Conflict First Aid: Simple, Powerful Skills that Concretely Help AND Keep You Out of the Middle

Conflict remains a major stressor for the leaders of any virtual and/or brick and mortar workplace, business, or community. The...

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Algoma and Joint Chapters: Using Behavioural Design to Increase Diversity and Inclusion

Traditional methods of changing minds and hearts (unconscious bias training, policies, employee resource groups, etc.) have not yielded the changes...

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Quinte and District: Creating Positive HR Relationships

This session connects the research of positive psychology to the ability for HR professionals to create and sustain important workplace...

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Sudbury: Accommodation in the Workplace

This session will provide an overview of current accommodation issues arising in the workplace and resulting employer obligations.  HR professionals...

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The Osgoode Advanced Certificate in Workplace Investigations

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Durham: Tips to Maintain a Wellness Culture for Your Remote Teams

Wellness at work continues to be an important factor for workplaces of all sizes. Wellness among remote and hybrid teams...

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Grand Valley:  Including Neurodiversity in IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility)

Hiring and retaining neurodiverse talent is beginning to become a key consideration in today’s workforce, yet it is still often...

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North Bay: Break the Mold of Negativity Around Policies

Often organizations claim to hold "respect for others" as a core value, but when you look at their rules documents,...

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York: Values Based Leadership

If organizations have stated values, they are often just that - stated in an employee handbook and maybe spoken about...

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Niagara: Coping with Crisis, Personal and Organizational Resilience

The past few years have shown that life can be unpredictable, and sometimes in some very challenging ways. Why is...

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Guelph and District: Legal Update with Miller Thomson

Join the labour and employment law experts from Miller Thomson LLP for an update on the most recent HR-related legal...

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Canadian Pensions Certificate Program

Pensions and retirement savings used to be a relatively straightforward area for HR professionals. Not anymore. While still a very...

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Chatham-Kent - London: Wiping Up the Mess of COVID (With Little to No Use of Toilet Paper)

The world has changed due to COVID and along with it the workplace has also changed immensely. The mental health...

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Durham: Be Known: Building and Using Your Personal Brand

Marketing yourself and your career as a brand is more than just about a fancy résumé template or pretty fonts...

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The Osgoode Certificate in Human Resources Law for HR Professionals

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Pay Equity Certificate

This program will be delivered via ZOOM: Module 1:   The Ontario Pay Equity Act: Introduction and Enforcement Monday, April 4: ...

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Workplace Investigations Training and Certificate Program

Please note: Lawyers in private practice who are not members of HRPA are not eligible to participate in this program....

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Grey Bruce: Fitting in Fitness

'Fitting in Fitness’ provides employees with relevant information on the health risks of sedentary behaviours and the health benefits of regular physical activity. Employees...

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Northern ON: Facilitating Virtual Collaboration, Best Practices

Virtual skills are now a must-have part of an HR leader’s core competencies. Building effective virtual teams. Leading effective virtual...

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Peel: Internationally Trained HR Professionals - Panel Discussion

Are you an internationally trained professional ready to launch your Canadian career? Learn how other internationally trained professionals successfully launched...

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Grand Valley: How to Build a People Analytics Plan

** Please note this event originally scheduled for January 27, 2022 has been postponed to April 7, 2022. ** Evidence...

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Barrie and District: Coming out of Covid: Leading with Talent Optimization in 2022

The best organizations lead with evidence and strategy NOT opinion and reaction. Covid has presented people challenges of enormous proportions....

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Ottawa and District: Managing an Inclusive Workplace through Accessibility

This program will provide the participant with step by step strategies to assess accessibility, develop tools to improve accessibility in...

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Toronto: Employer’s Guide to the Latest Developments in Labour Union Legal Issues

Employers are legally required to take measures to promote occupational health and safety in the workplace, which includes protecting employees...

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Algoma: Don't Sweep it Under the Rug: How to Properly Respond to a Harassment or Bullying Complaint

Many employers find themselves overwhelmed when workplace bullying and harassment complaints arise. This session will outline the appropriate concrete and...

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Sarnia and District: The Ultimate Playlist for Transforming Your Culture and Employer Brand

The workplace is changing…rapidly. In this session we will uncover the material shifts within the talent landscape and how to...

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Toronto: Strategic Workforce Planning / Post COVID

The event wil offer insights into Strategic workforce planning, it's implications, and new expectations and capabilities for senior leaders. LEARNING...

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Halton | Windsor and District: Minds Matter: Creating a Mental Health Supportive Workplace

One potential silver lining of the global pandemic has been that the importance of supporting mental health has become increasingly...

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Change Leadership Masterclass for HR Professionals

What Human Resource professional is not involved with change? HR work lies at the critical intersection of business and people....

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Hamilton: Terminating the Employment Relationship: What You Need to Know

Although employers have the right to end the relationship with an employee, this right comes with legal obligations and corresponding...

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Durham: The Talent Optimization

With the talent market heating up, business leaders have to think about how they can find, hire and retain top...

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Peterborough: Case Law Update with Hicks Morley

Join the Peterborough HRPA Chapter as we welcome Mark Mason from Hicks Morley who will provide a case law update....

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London: Annual Legal Update with Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti

It is that time of year again for the London & District's Annual Legal Update. We are excited to again...

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North Bay: Project Management Using Lean Methods in a Digital First World

Every project involves changing the way people work, so change is inherent in the project management realm. If you’ve ever...

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Grand Valley: Onboarding Next Gen Talent - Research Informed Best Practices

Join Anne-Marie Fannon, Director of the University of Waterloo’s Work-Learn Institute to learn best practices and strategies, derived from research...

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Ottawa and District: Mentoring and Your Career in HR

This event will be open Q&A with students and professionals about how mentorship (both being a mentor, and being a...

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Durham: Career Reinvention When Change Happens

As HR Practitioners we are always called upon to help organizations make sense of disruptions in the workplace and assist...

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York Region: Chapter Appreciation Event

York Region is hosting a Virtual Chapter Appreciation Event celebrating all of our members and volunteers. During this event, we...

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Ottawa & District: All our Relations: Finding the path forward

This program will provide the participant with step by step strategies to assess accessibility, develop tools to improve accessibility in...

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Rotman School of Management Program: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for HR Professionals

Develop a sound understanding of what it means to create a safe and sustainable organizational culture As a human resource...

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Sarnia and District: ABM + How to Navigate Crisis Communication

Gain an understanding of how to prepare for crisis in your organization from a communications perspective and what to do...

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Canadian Benefits Certificate Program

The Key to Attract and Retain Key Talent! Gain a clear understanding of Canadian Group Benefits. Benefits form an important...

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London: ABM + Emerging Workplace Trends - The Future of Work

We have witnessed the disruption and are experiencing a seismic change in how we work. The future of work is...

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Toronto: From Interviewing to Onboarding: How to Make a Lasting Impression Throughout the Journey

From interview preparation to our first few weeks with a company, there are so many steps to making a positive...

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Windsor: ABM + Conflict First Aid - Simple, Powerful Skills that Concretely Help AND Keep You Out of the Middle

Conflict remains a major stressor for employees at all levels and in virtual, dispersed or brick and mortar teams. The...

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Quinte and District : ABM Topic: What’s humour got to do with it? Taking your Training and Facilitation Skills to the Next Level

These days everybody’s busy just keeping up with all of the changes that are happening. There has been a lot...

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Grand Valley: ABM + Legal Update

A Legislative Update of employment, human resources, labour and safety laws. This panel discussion will provide HR Professionals with updated...

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Peterborough: ABM and Crafting & Communicating an Authentic Employee Value Proposition

Your Employee Value Proposition (EVP) is a promise you make to the talent you want to attract, retain and engage....

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North Bay: Annual Business Meeting and Current Issues in Labour and Employment Law

ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING This event is designed to update HR professionals on cutting-edge developments in labour and employment law, to...

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Thousand Islands: ABM Topic: Succession Planning: After the Baby Boomers Leave

In the last few years there has been a significant exodus of older employees from the Canadian workforce. Employees born...

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Conflict Resolution: Difficult Conversations

Conflict in the workplace is inevitable. This session will enhance your confidence and ability to manage workplace conflict, deal with...

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York: Networking Essentials for HR Professionals

Effective networking is a fundamental competency that all business professionals need. As HR practitioners, our advice & guidance must be...

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Labour Relations Certificate Program

  Navigating the complexities of the collective bargaining landscape can be challenging and, for those who have experience working in...

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Live Webinar: HRPA's Quarterly Legal Updates - Summer 2022

To Register for all 4 Webinars CLICK HERE Register for upcoming individual sessions here: Winter 2021 - December 8, 2021 Spring...

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Grand Valley: HR Thriving - Building Resilience in You + Your Organization

The global pandemic created incredible new demands that impacted organizations and required HR professionals to function under not only new,...

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Pay Equity Certificate

This program will be delivered via ZOOM: Module 1:   The Ontario Pay Equity Act: Introduction and Enforcement Monday, September 12: ...

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Live Webinar: HRPA's Quarterly Legal Updates - Fall 2022

To Register for all 4 Webinars CLICK HERE Register for upcoming individual sessions here: Winter 2021 - December 8, 2021 Spring...

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Canadian Benefits Certificate Program

The Key to Attract and Retain Key Talent! Gain a clear understanding of Canadian Group Benefits. Benefits form an important...

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Conflict Resolution: Difficult Conversations

Conflict in the workplace is inevitable. This session will enhance your confidence and ability to manage workplace conflict, deal with...

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Change Leadership Masterclass for HR Professionals

What Human Resource professional is not involved with change? HR work lies at the critical intersection of business and people....

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Canadian Pensions Certificate Program

Pensions and retirement savings used to be a relatively straightforward area for HR professionals. Not anymore. While still a very...

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