HR Associations

A list of associations across the country
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|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 02/21/2008

National/International HR Associations

Canadian Council of Human Resources Associations (CCHRA)

105 Metcalfe St., Suite 603

Ottawa, ON K2P 1P1

(613) 567-2477 (866) 560-1288

Website

:

www.cchra-ccarh.ca

Founded

: 1994

Number of members

: 33,000

Responsible for establishing and maintaining national core standards for the HR profession, fostering communication among participating associations, becoming the recognized resource on equivalency for HR qualifications and providing a national and international voice on HR issues.

Canadian Employee Relocation Council (CERC)

180 Dundas St. W., Suite 1010

Toronto, ON M5G 1Z8

(416) 593-9812 (866) 357-2372

Website

:

www.cerc.ca

Founded

: 1982

Number of members

: 500

Helps members serve relocated families by addressing issues that impact workforce mobility both domestically and internationally.

Canadian Industrial Relations Association (CIRA)

Université Laval

Ste-Foy, QC G1K 7P4

(418) 656-2468

Website

:

www.cira-acri.ca

Number of members

: 214

Promotes research, discussion and education in industrial relations.

Canadian Payroll Association (CPA)

250 Bloor St. E., Suite 1600

Toronto, ON M4W 1E6

(416) 487-3380 (800) 387-4693

Website

:

www.payroll.ca

Founded

: 1978

Number of members

: 12,800

National association that represents employers’ payroll interests through advocacy and education and its values of community, professionalism and authoritative knowledge.

Canadian Society for Training and Development (CSTD)

720 Spadina Ave., Suite 315

Toronto, ON M5S 2T9

(416) 367-5900 (866) 257-4275

Website

:

www.cstd.ca

Founded

: 1946

Number of members

: 2,300

National association dedicated to training, workplace learning and HR development.

HRMS Professionals Association (HRMSP)

14845-6 Yonge St., Suite 541

Aurora, ON L4G 6H8

(416) 221-4559 (866) 878-3899

Website

:

www.hrmsp.org

Founded

: 2005

Number of members

: 134

Serves HR management systems professionals by sharing knowledge, best practices and industry trends.

Human Resource Planning Society (HRPS)

317 Madison Ave., Suite 1509

New York, NY 10017

(212) 490-6387

Website

:

www.hrps.org

Founded

: 1977

Number of members

: 3,000

A non-profit organization representing leading-edge thinkers and practitioners in business, industry, consulting and academia from around the world.

International Association for Human Resource Information Management (IHRIM)

P.O. Box 1086

Burlington, MA 01803

(781) 791-9488 (800) 804-3983

Website

:

www.ihrim.org

Founded

: 1980

Number of members

: 2,500

Helps members through the management of HR information with technology.

Industrial Accident Prevention Association (IAPA)

5110 Creekbank Rd., Suite 300

Mississauga, ON L4W 0A1

(905) 614-4272 (800) 406-4272

Website

:

www.iapa.ca

Founded

: 1917

Number of members

: 50,000 firms

Works toward the prevention of workplace injury and illness and the improvement of health and safety performance.

International Personnel Management Association — Canada (IPMA)

14868 41 Ave.

Edmonton, AB T6H 5N7

(780) 433-0234 (866) 433-0234

Website

:

www.ipma-aigp.ca

Founded

: 1906

Number of members

: 900

Promotes excellence in HR management and offers international HR certification.

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

1800 Duke St.

Alexandria, VA 22314

(703) 548-3440

Website

:

www.shrm.org

Founded

: 1948

Number of members

: 239,000

Provides education and information services, conferences and seminars, government and media representation.

Strategic Capability Network (SCNetwork)

P.O. Box 1043, T.D.C. Postal Station,

77 King St. W.

Toronto, ON M5K 1P2

(416) 979-0114

Website

:

www.scnetwork.ca

Founded

: 1979

Number of members

: 500

Providing a forum for leading-edge thinking and practices on integrated HR management.

WorldatWork

14040 N. Northsight Blvd.

Scottsdale, AZ 85260

(480) 951-9191 (877) 951-9191

Website

:

www.worldatwork.org

Founded

: 1955

Number of members

: 19,000

Dedicated to leadership in compensation, benefits and total rewards disciplines.

Alberta

Human Resources Institute of Alberta (HRIA)

Suite 230, 1111 11 Ave. S.W.

Calgary, AB T2R 0G5

(403) 209-2420 (800) 668-6125

Website

:

www.hria.ca

Founded

: 1984

Number of members

: 3,000

Human Resources Association of Calgary (HRAC)

80, 805 5th Avenue SW

Calgary, AB T2P ON6

(403) 269-3303

Website

:

www.hrac.org

Founded

: 1946

Number of members

: 1,100

Human Resources Management Association of Edmonton

P.O. Box 1392, Main Post Office

Edmonton, AB T5J 2N2

(780) 448-3723

Website

:

www.hrmae.ab.ca

Founded

: 1949

Number of members

: 420

British Columbia

BC Human Resources Management Association (BCHRMA)

1101-1111 West Hastings St.

Vancouver, BC V6E 2J3

(604) 684-7228 (800) 665-1961

Website

:

www.bchrma.org

Founded

: 1942

Number of members

: 4,200

Manitoba

Human Resource Management Association of Manitoba (HRMAM)

Concourse, 4 Donald St. S.

Winnipeg, MB R3L 2T7

(204) 943-2836

Website

:

www.hrmam.org

Founded

: 1942

Number of members

: 1,300

New Brunswick

Human Resources Association of New Brunswick (HRANB)

P.O. Box 23128

Moncton, NB E1A 6S8

(506) 855-4466

Website

:

www.hranb.org

Founded

: 1996

Number of members

: 850

Newfoundland and Labrador

Human Resources Professionals of Newfoundland and Labrador (HRPNL)

P.O. Box 21454

St. John’s, NL A1A 5G6

Website

:

www.hrpnl.ca

Founded

: 2004

Number of members

: 160

Nova Scotia

Human Resources Association of Nova Scotia (HRANS)

P.O. Box 592

Halifax, NS B3J 2R7

(902) 435-8823

Website

:

www.hrans.org

Founded

: 1945

Number of members

: 1,100

Ontario

Human Resources Professionals Association of Ontario (HRPAO)

2 Bloor St. W., Suite 1902

Toronto, ON M4W 3E2

(416) 923-2324 (800) 387-1311

Website

:

www.hrpao.org

Founded

: 1936

Number of members

: 16,500

Quebec

L’Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines et en relations industrielles agréés du Québec (ORHRI)

1200, av. McGill College, Bureau 1400

Montreal, QC H3B 4G7

(514) 879-1636 (800) 214-1609

Website

:

www.orhri.org

Founded

: 1961

Number of members

: 8,500

Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Association of Human Resource Professionals (SAHRP)

Box 4583

Regina, SK S4P 3Y3

Website

:

www.sahrp.ca

Number of members

: 1,000

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