Revealed: Canadian HR Awards winners 2020

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Revealed: Canadian HR Awards winners 2020

COVID-19 may be hampering our lives, but it won’t stop our celebrations.

Last night the Canadian HR Awards went virtual – hosting over 1,000 attendees from all across the world.

Making that transition from an in-person event to an online ceremony meant that HRD could incorporate so much more into the experience. From live panel discussions with globally recognized leaders, virtual peer-to-peer networking, and insightful acceptance speeches, Canadian HR Awards 2020 was a roaring success.

HRD Canada wants to take this opportunity to thank everyone who attended, our special sponsors and - of course – the illustrious winners.

Here’s a list of the Gold and Silver winners from each category:

The O.C.Tanner Award for Lifetime Achievement in the HR Industry
Dr. Melanie Peacock – Past President, Mount Royal Faculty Association; Associate Professor, Bissett School of Business

Best Labour & Employment Boutique Law Firm
Whitten & Lublin – Gold
Rudner Law – Silver

Best Talent Management Strategy
Revera – Gold
Centurion Asset Management – Silver

Canadian HR Team of the Year (Fewer Than 500 Employees In Canada)
Coast Mental Health – Gold
Entertainment One – Silver
Bethesda Community Services – Silver

Canadian HR Team Of The Year (Finance/Insurance)
Wave – Gold
Canada Life – Silver
Green Shield Canada – Silver

Canadian HR Team Of The Year (Retail/Hospitality)
Rexall Pharmacy Group – Gold
Sephora Canada – Silver

Most Effective Recruitment Strategy
Invest Ottawa – Gold
Geotab – Silver
The Department of National Defence – Silver

The Achievers Award for Most Innovative Use Of HR Technology
University Health Network – Gold
National Bank of Canada – Silver

The ADP Canada Award for Rising Star of the Year
Tania Chaudry - City of Penticton – Gold
Danielle Grusie - Sherritt International – Silver

The Dentsu Aegis Network Award for Best HR Communication Strategy
Tim Hortons Foundation Camps - Gold
Ingram Micro Canada – Silver

The Gallagher Award for HR Team of the Year – 500 Employees or More
Humber River Hospital – Gold
DHL Supply Chain – Silver

The HRD Readers’ Choice Award for Best Service Provider
Schulich Executive Education Centre (SEEC) – Gold
WorkTango - Gold
Peninsula Canada – Silver

The HRPA Award for Woman of Distinction
Lauren Davey - Compass Group Canada – Gold
Lorinda Lee - Humber River Hospital – Silver

The KPMG in Canada Award for HR Champion (CEO)
Jaqui Parchment - Mercer Canada – Gold
Kirk Simpson – Wave – Silver

The Leadership Agency Award for HR Leader of the Year
Kathryn (Katy) Player – Canfor – Gold
Sandy McIntosh – TELUS – Silver

The Mercer Award for Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion
Wave – Gold
Canfor – Silver

The Payworks Award for Best Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy
Ottawa Community Housing Corporation – Gold
Tata Consultancy Services Canada Inc. – Silver

The Seneca Award for Best Learning & Development Strategy
Sephora Canada – Gold
ADP Canada - Silver

The TalentEgg Award for Best Employer Branding
Rexall Pharmacy Group Ltd – Gold
Canadian Internet Registration Authority – Silver
Day & Ross – Silver

The Ultimate Software Award for Best Workplace Culture|
Pethealth Inc – Gold
Fullscript – Silver
Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan – Silver
Axonify – Silver

The University of Waterloo Award for Next Generation Employment Innovation
Flybits - Gold
Monkhouse Law – Silver
RBC – Silver

The Venngo Award of Excellence for Financial, Physical & Mental Wellness
Ericsson – Gold
Ingram Micro Canada – Silver
TELUS – Silver

The Workhuman Award for Best Reward & Recognition Strategy
Peel Senior Link – Gold
Seasons Retirement Communities – Silver
CIBC Mellon – Silver

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