Human Resources Professionals Association

Address 1
150 Bloor St. W., Suite 200 Toronto, ON M5S 2X9
(416) 923-2324
Toll Free
(416) 923-7264
Contact Person
Claude Balthazard, PhD., C.Psych, CHRL Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Registrar
Year Founded

The Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) is the professional regulatory body and the professional association for Human Resources professionals in Ontario, Canada. It oversees more than 22,000 members in 27 chapters across the province. It connects members with an unmatched range of HR information resources, events, professional development and networking opportunities and annually hosts Canada’s largest HR conference. In Ontario, HRPA issues three levels of professional certification: the Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation for practitioners entering the profession and working in administrative capacities; the Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL), for practitioners working in fully professional capacities; and the Certified Human Resources Executive (CHRE), for senior executives.

Professional Designation: CHRP – Certified Human Resources Professional, CHRL Certified Human Resources Leader, CHRE – Certified Human Resources Executive.

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