CHRP provincial but mutual recognition makes it national – and valuable (Guest commentary)

Notion all provinces need identical certification processes not constructive
By Debbie Bennett
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 10/18/2010

As chair of the Canadian Council of Human Resources Associations (CCHRA), questions often come to me about the role and authority of the national council or, alternatively, the provincial associations to implement various designation-related initiatives.

The truth is professional regulation is a provincial matter. Professional regulation includes:

• the establishment of occupational standards or requirements for certification