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Chartered Professionals
in Human Resources

Professional Awards

The CPHR BC & YK Professional Awards are presented at the annual conference to shine the spotlight on innovative and inspiring HR professionals and celebrate leaders who inspire above-average people practices.

CPHR BC & YK is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2017 Professional Awards. Meet the finalists. Award recipients will be announced at the Annual HR Conference + Tradeshow on May 3.

Award Categories

Award of Excellence – HR Professional of the Year

This award is given to an HR individual who contributes by improving their organization’s bottom-line, achieving business results, and demonstrating leadership and who serves as a personal and professional role model.
More information and online nomination form…

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Rising Star Award

The Rising Star Award recognizes and publicly honours an CPHR BC & YK member who is ‘lighting the HR community on fire.’ Our young HR trailblazers hold the future of the HR profession in their hands and are the lifeblood of many CPHR BC & YK volunteer committees.
More information and online nomination form…

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Keeping People First: CEO Award

The Keeping People First: CEO Award is a distinction awarded by the Chartered Professionals in Human Resources of British Columbia and Yukon to recognize a CEO for outstanding leadership in people practices and supporting innovative HR. This is an opportunity to highlight a CEO who exemplifies the core value of keeping people first in their strategic vision, leadership and corporate performance to drive business success in BC or the Yukon.
More information and nomination steps…

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The Fellow CPHRTM (FCPHR) is a prestigious title that aims to recognize the most exceptional CPHRTM holders in Canada who have made outstanding contributions to the human resources profession and their communities.
More information and nomination steps…
CPHR BC & YK Life Member

Life membership status may be granted to a person, whether or not a resident of BC, who in the unanimous opinion of the Board of Directors has made an outstanding contribution to the human resources profession or who has made a particularly significant contribution to CPHR BC & YK.
More information and nomination steps.
Are you thinking about making a nomination for an CPHR BC & YK Professional Award in the future but are unsure of what needs to be done? Do you need clarity about the criteria and judging process? Have questions about the award program in general? Please read our FAQs.
Looking for a great opportunity to sponsor a very well respected HR awards program? Please contact Richard Deacon for more information.
Past Award Recipients
To see past award finalists and recipients, check out our Award Recipient Archive!
Questions? Please contact the award coordinator for more information.