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May 17, 2018 |    In This Issue
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Learn & Connect

Presented by: SAFE Work Manitoba
Date: June 8, 2018
Time: 8:30am - 3:00pm

Sexual harassment has become a hot topic in Canada and around the world, bringing attention to this important issue, especially as it relates to the workplace.

We are bringing together experts from across Canada to share their insights on how to create a workplace culture free of harassment, how to handle a complaint, and moving forward post-investigation. 

Sessions & Speakers:
Beyond #MeToo: Practical Steps for Leaders - Shona Welsh, S. Welsh Consulting 
Sexual Harassment Complaints: Prevention and Investigation - Jean Torrens, MLT Aikins LLP Calgary 
What Comes Next? - Devan Graham & Jane Helbrecht, Acuity HR Solutions 
Your Safety Culture: Creating a Harassment-Free Workplace - Rick Rennie, SAFE Work Manitoba

For more information and to register, click here


The time has finally come! Registration is now open for CPHR Manitoba's HR Conference 2018: Join the HRevolution!

Dates: October 23 & 24, 2018 
Location: RBC Convention Centre WInnipeg

This year's event features an exciting line-up of speakers, including four keynote speakers, 17 breakout sessions, a networking reception and much more! Check out the full line-up here

A number of registration options ensure you are able to attend in the capacity that best suits your needs. Visit the registration page for more information on all the available options. 

See you in October!


Lunch & Learn - Accessibility Act - June 13, 2018 - click here
Lunch & Learn - Religious Accommodations - September 20, 2018 - click here


Miss a webinar? Catch up with PD On-demand and enjoy great member discounts!

Technology - May 24, 2018 - click here
Practical Analytics for Mid-Sized Firms - May 29, 2018 - click here
Developing Conflict Management Skills for HR Professionals - May 31, 2018 - click here
A Responsive Workplace Conflict Resolution Toolkit - June 12, 2018 - click here
Close the Gap from Goal-Setting to Goal-Achieving - June 14, 2018 - click here
How HR Can Start a Great Workplace Mindfulness Practice - June 19, 2018 - click here 
Leadership to Goal-Achieve; MasterPlan for Results - July 10, 2018 - click here
Financial 1st Aid for HR Professionals - July 19, 2017 - click here


At CPHR Manitoba, we are committed to building the strategic capability and organizational impact of HR practitioners, and providing value to our members. To further support the Continued Professional Development needs of our growing population of Chartered Professionals in Human Resources (CPHRs), we are proud to offer the CPHR Manitoba Accreditation Program.

Workers Compensation Board
Taylor McCaffrey LLP

All CPHR members are required to have all activities entered into their online CPD log by May 31, 2018.

CPHRs must report a minimum of 100 hours of professional development activity over each rolling three year period and a minimum of 20 hours each year.  

All CPHR Manitoba events will appear in your log automatically. You are not required to enter these manually. Be sure to keep your supporting documents for all CPD hours gained within the previous three years - you will need them if you get audited. 

Have questions about CPD or completing your log? Click here!

Member Matters

The CPHR Manitoba office will be closed on Friday, May 18 and Monday, May 21, 2018. The office will reopen on Tuesday, May 22 at 9:00am. 


All CPHR Manitoba memberships expire annually on May 31. Renew early in order to prevent any interruptions to your membership. 

Renew and pay for your membership by the May 31 deadline and be automatically entered to win a complimentary registration to CPHR Manitoba's HR Conference taking place October 23 & 24, 2018!

Have you paid for your membership? 

Renewing your membership is only the first step in the process. Payment must be received by May 31 in order to complete the renewal process and avoid late fees. Payment can be made by:
- paying online through your member profile 
- pay over the phone by calling Kayla at 204-943-0886
- mail a cheque to CPHR Manitoba (must be received by May 31) 

Failure to remit payment by May 31 will result in a $50 late fee.  

Already renewed your membership? 

Complete the 2017-2018 membership survey to tell us about your experience as a member this past year and earn another entry into our draw for a complimentary registration to CPHR Manitoba's HR Conference. Click here to begin the survey.



CPHR Manitoba is seeking volunteers from our membership to serve on our various committees for 2018-2019. Applications for the following committees are now being accepted:

Board Committees Staff Committees
Audit Committee Conference Committee 
Awards Committee  Experience Assessment Committee
Membership Committee Awards Gala Nominations Committee
Professional Conduct Committee CPD Audit Committee
Professional Standards Committee           

Qualifications for each committee vary and the Terms of Reference shoudl be read in full prior to applying. 

To apply, email resume to with subject line: Committee Application - __(name of committee)__ by June 1, 2018 

Board of Directors 

To help guide and provide leadership to our plan, the CPHR Manitoba Board is seeking Board Members that will bring passion for its mission and a diverse skill set. 

For more information on joining the Board of Directors, click here

Interested applicants should forward to attention of Janice Harper, Chair of the Nominating Committee, care of by end of day on June 1, 2018.


We are currently seeking article submissions for our Fall 2018 issue of HRmatters, the bi-annual magazine of CPHR Manitoba. 

Click here for more information about submitting an article
Click here to review our Writers' Guidelines

Deadline for submissions is July 4, 2018.

Articles published in HRmatters are eligible for CPHR Continuing Professional Development hours.


Nominations are now being accepted for SAFE Work Manitoba's 2018 SAFE Work Awards. Nominate an individual for their contributions to safety or nominate your safety and health committee as a whole. SAFEty Culture nominations can be submitted for your own workplace and others, such as members, clients or suppliers.

Submission deadline: June 4, 2018 

For more information, click here


The ADR Institute of Manitoba invites you to their special professional development workshop, Deepening the Art of Facilitation: Nurturing the Possibility of Healing on June 8, 2018

For more information, click here


If your job includes recruiting or hiring, you are invited to participant in a brief online survey about employment video interviewing for the purposes of research being conducted for a Master’s thesis at Saint Mary’s University. 

The survey will only take approximately 15 minutes of your time. By participating, you will have the chance to win 1 of 5 Starbucks gift cards of $50 each! Your responses will be kept completely anonymous and no identifying personal data will be collected.

Click here to begin survey 
Survey closes May 31

Please feel free to share this survey link with other HR professionals you may think can benefit from or has interest in this research.


In the news...

After years of trending to the automation of HR functions, companies are lookig to put the human factor back into HR. Read More Here

Violence and harssment took the "#1 spot" in Ontario's 2017 list of violations of the Occupational Health and Safety Act. What else made the list? Read More Here

The use of technology has become intrinsic for the vast majority of the workforce and attempting to build wellness and engagement initatives without utilizing technology is a lost cause. Read More Here

Job Board
Human Resources Consultant Water Security Agency
Sr. Manager of Human Resources HyLife
Human Resources Coordinator Epic a Bell MTS Company 
Manager of Sales & Marketing Commissionaires Manitoba

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