2021 Winners and Finalists


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The O.C. Tanner Award for Lifetime Achievement in the HR Industry

Best Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy

Best Employer Branding

Best Labour & Employment Boutique Law Firm

Best Learning & Development Strategy

Best Remote Work Strategy

Best Talent Management Strategy

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

Canadian HR Team of the Year (Finance/Insurance)

Canadian HR Team of the Year (Retail/Hospitality)

Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion

Most Effective Recruitment Strategy

Most Innovative Use of HR Technology

Rising Star of the Year

The dentsu Award for Best HR Communication Strategy

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

The HRD Readers’ Choice Award for Best Service Provider

The HRPA Award for Woman of Distinction

The KPMG Award for Canadian HR Champion (CEO)

The Leadership Agency Award for HR Leader of the Year

The UKG Award for Best Workplace Culture

The University of Waterloo Award for Next Generation Employment Innovation

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

The Workhuman Award for Best Reward & Recognition Strategy

 

 

The O.C. Tanner Award for Lifetime Achievement in the HR Industry

 

WINNER

Dr. Raeleen Manjak - Director of Human Resources at City of Vernon

 

 

Best Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy

 

WINNER

Fidelity Investments Canada

EXCELLENCE AWARDEES

Accor Management Canada Inc

eOne

Geotab

Nuclear Promise X

Randstad Interim Inc.

Rexall Pharmacy Group Ltd.

Tata Consultancy Services Canada Inc

 

 

Best Employer Branding

 

WINNER

Centurion Asset Management

EXCELLENCE AWARDEES

CIRA

Revera

Seasons Retirement Communities

Sephora Canada

SmartSweets

Teranet Inc

Wave

 

 

Best Labour & Employment Boutique Law Firm

 

WINNER

Turnpenney Milne LLP

EXCELLENCE AWARDEES

Monkhouse Law

Rudner Law

 

 

Best Learning & Development Strategy

 

WINNER

Purolator

EXCELLENCE AWARDEES

ADP Canada

Axonify Inc.

Canadian Pacific Railway

Conwest Developments Ltd.

Export Development Canada (EDC)

Fidelity Investments Canada

Hydro Ottawa

Tata Consultancy Services Canada Inc

Tech Mahindra Ltd.

The Corporation of the City of Vernon

 

 

Best Remote Work Strategy

 

WINNER

Rexall Pharmacy Group Ltd.

EXCELLENCE AWARDEES

BookJane

Certn

Fidelity Investments Canada

Middlesex London Health Unit

ModoHR Technologies Inc

Nordia Inc

SmartSweets

TELUS

Teranet Inc.

 

 

Best Talent Management Strategy

 

WINNER

Health Standards Organization

EXCELLENCE AWARDEES

Centurion Asset Management

Dejero

Fidelity Investments Canada

Ingram Micro Inc

 

 

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

 

WINNER

Assent Compliance Inc.

EXCELLENCE AWARDEES

Bethesda Community Services

Bluecat

Coast Mental Health

Covenant House Vancouver

eOne

Fullscript

Hyundai Auto Canada

Jobber

Ottawa Community Housing Corporation (OCHC)

Starlight Investments

 

 

Canadian HR Team of the Year (Finance/Insurance)

 

WINNER

Green Shield Canada

EXCELLENCE AWARDEES

AGF

Borrowell

Canada Life

Economical Insurance

Financeit

Manulife

Prospera Credit Union

Scotiabank

Wave

Westland Insurance

 

 

Canadian HR Team of the Year (Retail/Hospitality)

 

WINNER

Best Buy Canada, Ltd.

EXCELLENCE AWARDEES

Accor Management Canada Inc

Compass Group Canada

Longo's

Sephora Canada

Sunwing Travel Group

Tim Hortons Foundation Camps

 

 

Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion

 

WINNER

PSP Investments

EXCELLENCE AWARDEES

Best Buy Canada, Ltd.

Borrowell

BroadbandTV Corp.

Coca-Cola Canada Bottling Ltd

Colliers

D2L

DHL Supply Chain

EllisDon

Hootsuite

Securiguard Services

Wave

 

 

Most Effective Recruitment Strategy

 

WINNER

Department of National Defence

EXCELLENCE AWARDEES

BRP

Dejero

Invest Ottawa

Kinaxis

Nordia Inc

Revera

Wave

 

 

Most Innovative Use of HR Technology

 

WINNER

FYidoctors

EXCELLENCE AWARDEES

Department of National Defence

Hydro Ottawa

Invest Ottawa

Seasons Retirement Communities

Tata Consultancy Services Canada Inc

Tech Mahindra Ltd.

 

 

Rising Star of the Year

 

WINNER

Melissa Li - Canfor

EXCELLENCE AWARDEES

Melody Zhang - Atomic Cartoons, the Kids and Family Division of Thunderbird Entertainment Group

Devon Lewis - Coast Mental Health

Ara Vivek - Colliers

Raj Parmar - Colliers

Amrit Takhar - Schneider Electric Canada Inc.

Fiona Dowsing - Trend Micro Technologies Inc.

 

 

The dentsu Award for Best HR Communication Strategy

 

WINNER

Ingram Micro Inc

EXCELLENCE AWARDEES

Bimbo Canada

Blue Ant Media Inc.

Canada Life

CIRA

City of Vaughan

Dynacare Inc.

Hydro Ottawa

Sollio Agriculture

Starlight Investments

 

 

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

 

WINNER

Sollio Agriculture

EXCELLENCE AWARDEES

Baylis Medical

Canfor

CHEP Canada Corp

Geotab

Hazelview

Kinaxis

McCain Foods

Skyline Group of Companies

Toronto & Region Conservation Authority

 

 

The HRD Readers’ Choice Award for Best Service Provider

 

WINNER

O.C. Tanner

EXCELLENCE AWARDEES

Applauz

Blu Ivy Group

Bright + Early

headversity

Igloo Software

ModoHR Technologies

Peak Performance Human Resources Corp.

Peninsula Canada

Salopek & Associates Ltd

 

 

The HRPA Award for Woman of Distinction

 

WINNER

Ashira Gobrin - Wave

EXCELLENCE AWARDEES

Keira Torkko - Assent Compliance Inc.

Susan Snow - Canada Revenue Agency

Zabeen Hirji - Deloitte

Annie Corbeil - eStruxture Data Centers

Jenn Lofgren - Incito Executive & Leadership Development

Kristle Bautista - Magellan Aerospace

Kerry Tompson - Sobeys Inc.

Sindhu John - Tata Consultancy Services Canada Inc

 

 

The KPMG Award for Canadian HR Champion (CEO)

 

WINNER

Bruce Anderson - Dejero

EXCELLENCE AWARDEES

Kevin McCreadie - AGF Management Limited

Andrew Graham - Borrowell

Shahrzad Rafati - BroadbandTV Corp.

Melissa Sariffodeen - Canada Learning Code

Darrell Burnham - Coast Mental Health

Michael Medline - Empire Company Limited

Rania Llewellyn - Laurentian Bank

Jaqui Parchment - Mercer Canada

Kirk Simpson - Wave

Jason Wubs - Westland Insurance

 

 

The Leadership Agency Award for HR Leader of the Year

 

WINNER

Margaret McBeath - Nuclear Promise X

EXCELLENCE AWARDEES

Sanita Alias - CIRA

Shalini Duggal - Centrilogic

Laura Salvatore - Centurion Asset Management

Cheryl Fullerton - Corus Entertainment

Brigid Pelino - Economical Insurance

Nicole Liddell - Real Estate Council of BC

Maria McCullough - SaskEnergy

Thierry Miras - Schneider Electric Canada Inc.

Simon Gagne - Sobeys Inc.

 

 

The UKG Award for Best Workplace Culture

 

WINNER

Fullscript

EXCELLENCE AWARDEES

Bluecat

CARFAX

Dejero

Geotab

Hyundai Auto Canada

Kinaxis

Nutrien

Ottawa Community Housing Corporation (OCHC)

ProntoForms

 

 

The University of Waterloo Award for Next Generation Employment Innovation

 

WINNER

Rio Tinto

EXCELLENCE AWARDEES

Centurion Asset Management

FDM Group Canada Inc.

FYidoctors

Geotab

IBM Canada Ltd.

 

 

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

 

WINNER

TELUS

EXCELLENCE AWARDEES

BGRS

British Columbia Lottery Corporation

CSA Group

Dynacare Inc.

Ingram Micro Inc

Kinaxis

Mercer Canada

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

Servus Credit Union

 

 

The Workhuman Award for Best Reward & Recognition Strategy

 

WINNER

CAA Club Group (CCG)

EXCELLENCE AWARDEES

CIBC Mellon

Compass Group Canada

Day & Ross, Inc.

Dejero

Jobber

Schneider Electric Canada Inc

Tech Mahindra Ltd.

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