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Stage 1 – Nominations

The call for nominations is open to all HR professionals, teams, companies and organizations – including HR service providers – from across Canada.
Nominations are open from April 8, 2024 to June 14, 2024 11:59 pm ET.
To submit a nomination, go to the Nominate page of this website. Submissions are free of charge.

Stage 2 – Research

The Canadian HR Awards team will conduct research and draw on knowledge and information gained through HRD Canada and Canadian HR Reporter to verify and support nominations received.
Excellence awardees will be determined from both pools of information

Stage 3 – Excellence Awardees

Once all nominations are considered and research is complete, excellence awardees will be selected in each category (except the Lifetime Achievement category) and notified via e-mail or phone.
Excellence awardees may opt to update their nominations, which is an opportunity to address the category criteria in more detail. However, this is not required. All submissions will remain confidential unless otherwise marked and will not be shared with any third parties other than the judges.
Excellence awardees will be officially announced in July 2024 on this website and promoted in HRD Canada and Canadian HR Reporter magazine and online channels. Promo packages to leverage your achievement across your marketing and promotions will be available for purchase.

Stage 4 – Judging

All submissions from our excellence awardees are forwarded to the independent judging panel comprising industry leaders and senior representatives. The panel will assess and vote for their winners in each category according to the relevant category criteria.
Voting will commence in August 2024 and their judgment will be impartial, balanced, incisive and fair.
Any judge with a conflict of interest in category will recuse themselves from judging that category.

Stage 5 – Winners

Using a simple points system to aggregate judges’ votes, the excellence awardee with the top score in a category will be named the winner.
Winners will be announced at the awards show on September 18, 2024 and on this website. They will be promoted in HRD Canada and Canadian HR Reporter. Promo packages to leverage your achievements across your marketing and promotions will be available for purchase.