RESERVE SEATS

2019 WINNERS AND FINALISTS


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Best Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy

The Canadian HR Reporter Award for Best Labour & Employment Lawyer (Within a Practice)

Best Talent Management Strategy

Canadian HR Team of the Year (Fewer Than 500 Employees)

Canadian HR Team of the Year (Finance or Insurance)

Canadian HR Team of the Year (Retail or Hospitality)

Labour & Employment Law Boutique of the Year

Most Innovative Use of HR Technology

The Accompass Award for Canadian HR Team of the Year (500 Employees or More)

The ADP Canada Award for HR Rising Star of the Year

The Dentsu Aegis Network Award for Best HR Communication Strategy

The HRD Readers’ Choice Award For Best Service Provider (100 Employees or More)

The HRD Readers’ Choice Award For Best Service Provider (Fewer Than 100 Employees)

The KPMG in Canada Award for Canadian HR Champion (CEO)

The Leadership Agency Award for HR Leader of the Year

The MaxSys Staffing & Consulting Award for Most Effective Recruitment Strategy

The Mercer Award for Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion

The Seneca Award for Best Learning & Development Strategy

The TalentEgg Award for Best Employer Branding

The Ultimate Software Award for Best Workplace Culture

The University of Waterloo Award for Best Next Generation Employment Innovation

The Venngo Award of Excellence for Financial, Physical & Mental Wellness

The WorkHuman Award for Best Reward & Recognition Strategy

The HRPA Award for Woman Of Distinction

The Queen’s University IRC Award for Lifetime Achievement in the HR Industry

BEST CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY STRATEGY

Accor

CIBC Mellon

Cisco Systems Canada Co. - WINNER

Cogent Industrial Technologies

Fidelity Investments Canada ULC

Meridian Credit Union

Randstad Canada

Sage

The Body Shop

The Travel Corporation

THE CANADIAN HR REPORTER AWARD FOR BEST LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT LAWYER (WITHIN A PRACTICE)

Benjamin A. Kranc - Kranc Associates

Christian Paquette - Fasken Martineau LLP

Dolores M. Barbini - Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP

Laurie Jessome - Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP

Lindsay A. Mullen - Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Lorenzo Lisi - Aird & Berlis LLP

Marylee A. Davies - Farris Vaughan Wills & Murphy LLP

Nicole K. Skuggedal - Lawson Lundell LLP

Tim Lawson - McCarthy Tetrault LLP  - WINNER 

BEST TALENT MANAGEMENT STRATEGY

Accenture

Day & Ross

Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Ltd.

Intelex

LoyaltyOne

Mint Health + Drugs

Purolator Inc. - WINNER

Revera

Schneider Electric Canada Inc.

Wave Financial Inc

CANADIAN HR TEAM OF THE YEAR (FEWER THAN 500 EMPLOYEES)

Carfax Canada  - WINNER 

COTA Health (Cota)

ecobee inc.

Fiix Software

Financeit

Hyundai Auto Canada Corp

Index Exchange

INLIV

Kellogg Canada

Kira Systems

Resolver Inc.

CANADIAN HR TEAM OF THE YEAR (FINANCE OR INSURANCE)

HomeEquity Bank

HSBC Bank Canada  - WINNER

MD Financial Management Inc.

Paysafe Group

PSP Investments

Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd, Canadian Branch

TD Bank Group

CANADIAN HR TEAM OF THE YEAR (RETAIL OR HOSPITALITY)

Accent Inns

Best Buy Canada - WINNER

Brookstreet Hotel and Marshes Golf Club

Earls Kitchen + Bar

Giant Tiger Stores Ltd.

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament

Sobeys Inc.

LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT LAW BOUTIQUE OF THE YEAR

Dutton Employment Law

Harris & Company LLP

McLennan Ross LLP

Minken Employment Lawyers

Monkhouse Law

Rodney Employment Law

Roper Greyell LLP

Rubin Thomlinson LLP - WINNER 

Sultan Lawyers

Whitten & Lublin

Williams HR Law Professional Corporation

MOST INNOVATIVE USE OF HR TECHNOLOGY

Best Buy Canada

CAA Club Group of Companies

Dentsu Aegis Network

Government of Alberta

Hydro Ottawa - WINNER 

Intelex

Jefferson Elora Corporation

MEC Mountain Equipment Coop

Royal Bank of Canada

Tim Hortons Foundation Camps

THE ACCOMPASS AWARD FOR CANADIAN HR TEAM OF THE YEAR (500 EMPLOYEES OR MORE)

Aecon Group Inc.

Bird Construction

Canopy Growth Corporation

D2L Corporation

Excel Society

Geotab

MacDon Industries

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan - WINNER

Toronto Transit Commission

THE ADP CANADA AWARD FOR HR RISING STAR OF THE YEAR

Ashley Osmun - Burrard Group

Jenn Rooney - Stackpole International  - WINNER

Jenna Wood - Aecon Group Inc.

Jomana Elwenni - Orangetheory Fitness Canada

Kristin Mueller - VueReal

Larissa Calderone - Investment Management Corporation of Ontario (IMCO)

Laura Salvatore - Centurion Asset Management Inc.

Natalie Mohammed - Prodigy Ventures Inc.

Ravi Sidhu - CWT Group

Reena Bali - Cogent Industrial Technologies

Tia Parekh - Plenary Group

THE DENTSU AEGIS NETWORK AWARD FOR BEST HR COMMUNICATION STRATEGY

Ceratec

Dynacare

Hydro Ottawa

Ingram Micro

Mattamy Homes - WINNER

Niagara Casinos

Rexall Pharmacy Group

THE HRD READERS’ CHOICE AWARD FOR BEST SERVICE PROVIDER (100 EMPLOYEES OR MORE)

BambooHR

League Inc. - WINNER

Randstad Canada

Ultimate Software

Workhuman

THE HRD READERS’ CHOICE AWARD FOR BEST SERVICE PROVIDER (FEWER THAN 100 EMPLOYEES)

7Geese

Applauz Recognition

Blankslate Partners Inc

Blu Ivy Group Inc.

CareerJoy

Kudos

Mindful Snacks

PostBeyond

The Leadership Agency - WINNER

THE KPMG IN CANADA AWARD FOR CANADIAN HR CHAMPION (CEO)

Andrew Graham - Borrowell

Bruce Poon Tip - G Adventures

David Ossip - Ceridian

Lynn Oldfield - AIG Canada - WINNER

Noah Waisberg - Kira Systems

Rick Watkin - KUBRA

Ron Mock - Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

Sean Smith - Pethealth Inc

Yves Guillemot - Ubisoft

THE LEADERSHIP AGENCY AWARD FOR HR LEADER OF THE YEAR

Cathie Brow - Revera - WINNER

Jason Fleming - DriveABLE

Jennifer Melanson - Fairmont Banff Spring Hotel

Lisa Gravelle - Shoppers Drug Mart

Melanie Forsberg - Statistics Canada

Petra Bergner - Government of New Brunswick

Richard Rudderham - BMO Financial Group

Sandy Bernier - Liberty Mutual Canada

Thierry Miras - Schneider Electric Canada Inc.

THE MAXSYS STAFFING & CONSULTING AWARD FOR MOST EFFECTIVE RECRUITMENT STRATEGY

D2L Corporation

Geotab

Gibson Energy

MCAP

Sollio Agriculture

TD Bank Group

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) - WINNER

Wave Financial Inc

WestJet Airlines

THE MERCER AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

Accenture

Capgemini Canada

FDM Group Canada Inc.

IBM Canada

Jazz Aviation LP - WINNER

McGill SCS

Royal Bank of Canada

SaskGaming (Casinos Regina and Moose Jaw)

Sobeys Inc.

Sodexo Canada Ltd.

Sonova

Symcor

Wealthsimple

THE SENECA AWARD FOR BEST LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY

CAA Club Group of Companies - WINNER

Carfax Canada

Enercon Canada

Flynn Group of Companies

Harris

Moneris

Niagara Casinos

O2E Brands

Prospera Credit Union

Purolator Inc.

Sienna Senior Living

WilsonHCG

THE TALENTEGG AWARD FOR BEST EMPLOYER BRANDING

CGI Canada

KPMG in Canada

Left - WINNER

Loblaw Companies Limited

Microsoft Canada

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA)

Uberflip

THE ULTIMATE SOFTWARE AWARD FOR BEST WORKPLACE CULTURE

ActiveCo Technology Management

Axonify

BlueCat - WINNER

Fiix Software

Fuller Landau LLP

Kinaxis

MD Financial Management Inc.

OPIN Software

Pethealth Inc.

PointClickCare

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THE UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO AWARD FOR BEST NEXT GENERATION EMPLOYMENT INNOVATION

Axonify

BFL Canada

Fidelity Investments Canada ULC

IBM Canada - WINNER

Mint Health + Drugs

OPIN Software

Royal Bank of Canada

Tata Consultancy Services Canada Inc.

THE VENNGO AWARD OF EXCELLENCE FOR FINANCIAL, PHYSICAL & MENTAL WELLNESS

Allegis Global Solutions

Cisco Systems Canada Co.

D2L Corporation

Dejero

Digital Extremes

Ericsson Canada

Ingram Micro

KPMG in Canada

Metro Vancouver Regional District

Servus Credit Union

Stikeman Elliott - WINNER

THE WORKHUMAN AWARD FOR BEST REWARD & RECOGNITION STRATEGY

AstraZeneca Canada - WINNER

Canterbury Foundation

Doctors of BC

Mitel Networks Coporation

OMERS

Plasman Group

Tata Consultancy Services Canada Inc.

Teranet Inc.

THE HRPA AWARD FOR WOMAN OF DISTINCTION

Cheryl Kerrigan - BlueCat

Gillian Hynes - Royal Dutch Shell

Gloria Pakravan - Toronto Police Service

Izzie Egan - Blankslate Partners

Kim Tabac - League Inc.

Laurie Murdoch - Sony Pictures Canada Inc.

Megan Paterson - Kinaxis - WINNER

Nathalie Kachulis - Canada Revenue Agency

THE QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY IRC AWARD FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT IN THE HR INDUSTRY

Kin Choi - Department of National Defence

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