Ontario HR association gets its act – finally

Third time the charm for bill that is testament to professionalism’ of HR: HRPA
By Liz Bernier
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 12/09/2013

The recently passed public act regulating the human resources profession in Ontario will give the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) more powers for investigating wrongdoing and stronger teeth when it comes to protecting professional designations from misuse.

But the legislation doesn’t mean there will be drastic changes overnight. Members will see very few procedural changes at this point, according to Scott Allinson, vice-president of public affairs at HRPA in Toronto.

"For their day-to-day activity, it’s not going to affect them very much at all… for the everyday member, there’s not going to be anything that’s going to really change for them."