Finalists announced for Canadian HR Awards

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After an extensive deliberation process, the shortlist for this year’s Canadian HR Awards has finally been confirmed and it’s an impressive index of the industry’s best and brightest.

The full list of contenders is below:
 
Best Employer Branding

FGL Sports Ltd
Fibernetics Corporation
Mindfield Head Office
NexJ Systems
The Beer Store
WilsonHCG
Woodbine Entertainment Group
 
Best HR Communication Strategy

Cisco Canada
City of Vaughan
Hydro Ottawa
Loblaw Companies Limited
Rogers Communications
Vancouver Airport Authority
XNL HR
 
Best Talent Management Strategy
 
Adidas Group Canada
Canterbury Foundation
Corus Entertainment
PointClickCare
TD Bank
TransLink
 
Best Workplace Culture

Fibernetics Corporation
Freshii
Horizon North Logistics
Left
O2E Brands
Sleep Country Canada
SoapBox Innovations
Tangerine
TradeRev
WorkTango
 
Canadian HR Rising Star of the Year

Nicole Burke – Vancouver Aquarium
Sara Colliss – Ecomm 911
Sarah D'Angelo – Giant Tiger Stores Ltd.
Andrea Gutierrez – Ecojustice
Shelby Harrison –MacDon Industries Ltd.
Janessa Johnston – Famers Edge
Adam Shaen – Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre
Rachel Shapiro – PSAV
Kathleen Teixeira – OLG
 
Canadian HR Team of the Year (500 employees or more)

BlackBerry
Enercare
GoodLife Fitness Clubs
Ivari
Libro Credit Union HR Team
North Bay Regional Health Centre - Human Resources Services
TransLink
University Health Network Human Resources

 
Canadian HR Team of the Year (fewer than 500 employees)

JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa
KUBRA
Plan International Canada
Solaris-MCI
SPIN VFX
 
Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion Award

Amec Foster Wheeler
American Express Canada
Business Development Bank of Canada
Edgewater Casino
Hydro One Inc - Diversity & Inclusion Team
Island Health
Symcor
 
External HR Advisor/Consultancy of the Year

Clear HR Consulting
Elevated HR Solutions
HR Services - Rick Filsinger
Peak Performance Human Resources Corp.
The Executive Roundtable (ERT)
TSR Canada
Vertical Bridge Corporate Consulting Inc.
Workplace Law Consulting Inc.
XNL HR
 
Readers’ Choice Award : Best Service Provider

DDI
HRSG
L'Entreprise360 Health and Wellness Services
Nudge Rewards
Sprout Wellness Solutions
Tasytt
VideoBio
 
The Aird & Berlis Award for Canadian HR Champion (CEO)

Carol Annett – VHA Home Health Care
Chris Catliff – BlueShore Financia
Matthew Corrin – Freshii
Robert Gialloreto – Consumer Protection BC
Greg Malpass Traction on Demand
Brian Scudamore – O2E Brands
Rick Watkin – KUBRA
 
The Beyond Boardrooms Award for Best Employee Engagement Strategy

Canadian Tire Retail
Cementation Canada
Colliers International
Empire Communities
GroupHEALTH Benefit Solutions
Libro Credit Union Engagement Department
LoualtyOne
TeraGo Networks
 
The Cotton Candy Award for Best Reward and Recognition Strategy

CAA South Central Ontairo
Coast Hotels
Sierra Systems Group Inc
Unilever
Vancouver Airport Authority
 
The DDI Canada Award for Best Learning and Development Strategy

BC Hydro
Canadian Tire Retail
Cementation Canada
City of Vaughan
Ellicom inc.
Fairmont Chateau Whistler
National Leasing
O2E Brands
PotashCorp
Rogers Communications
 
The IBM Kenexa Gherson Award for Most Innovative Use of HR Technology

Cisco Canada
LoyaltyOne
Sienna Senior Living
Tata Consultancy Services Canada Inc.
Toronto East General Hospital
 
The KPMG Award for Canadian HR Leader of the Year

Jenny Affe – Greenwin Inc.
Melody Appelman – Parkland Fuel Corporation
Keri Fraser – Colliers International
Paula Harrington – Center for Addiction and Mental Health
Stephanie Hollingshead – Sierra Systems
Colleen Bailey Moffitt – Enercare
Anna Petosa – Pelmorex Media Inc.
Kamy Scarlett – Best Buy Canada Ltd
Debbie Singh – Plan International Canada
Naomi Titleman – American Express Canada
 
The Maxsys Staffing Award for Most Effective Recruitment Strategy

Canterbury Foundation
GoodLife Fitness Clubs
H&M Canada
TeraGo Networks
Traction On Demand
 
The University of Waterloo Award for Next Generation Employment Initiative of the Year

CAA SCO
Empire Communities
H&M Canada
Hydro One Inc - Diversity & Inclusion Team
Hydro Ottawa
Royal Bank of Canada
Starbucks Canada
Tata Consultancy Services Canada Inc.
 
The Venngo Award of Excellence for Financial, Physical & Mental Wellness

Bell Canada
CAA SCO
Conservation Halton
County of Wellington
FGL Sports Ltd
JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa
Left
LoyaltyOne
Toys "R" Us
 

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