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HRANS - Annual Law Seminar (Halifax)
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Full Day Law Seminar on relevant topics to today's workplace. (Qualifies for CPD Hours)

When: Tuesday, November 29, 2016
9:00am to 4:30pm
Where: Westin Nova Scotian Hotel
1181 Hollis Street
Halifax, NS

Online registration is closed.
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CPHR CPD:  This session qualifies for HRANS CPHR CPD, calculated at one hour for each hour of educational content attended.

HR Competency Area: Labour and Employee Relations


Annual Law Seminar

Plan on joining us for this full day seminar on current labour and employment law topics.

Each year, our Law Seminar draws a large group of HR leaders and professionals.  It includes relevant topics presented and discussed by a variety of labour and employment lawyers from our region.  

MC: Brad Proctor, Partner, McInnes Cooper

Seminar Speakers & Topics:

  • Mental Health & Accommodation (Alison Bird, Cox & Palmer)
  • Marijuana in the Workplace - Medical and Recreational (Brian Johnston, QC, Partner, Stewart McKelvey)
  • Surveillance of Employees and Privacy (Brad Proctor, Partner, McInnes Cooper)
  • Succeeding in Settlements - Tax Treatment, EI Repayments, and Confidentiality Agreements) (Dan Ingersoll, QC, Partner, Cox & Palmer)
  • Human Rights Tribunals: An Update on Damages and Remedies and a Guide to Avoiding Them (Tara Erskine, QC, CPHR, Partner, McInnes Cooper)

This session fills quickly each year.  We encourage you to register early to take advantage of early bird rates and to avoid disappointment. 



Register early to take advantage of special rates!


  Super Early Bird  

(until Sept 15)

Early Bird

   (Sept 16 - Oct 31)  


 (Nov 1 - Nov 17 at 12 noon)

 Last Chance Pricing
 HRANS Members   $120 (+HST)     $140 (+HST)     $190 (+HST)    $240 (+HST)
 Non-Members  $340 (+HST)     $360 (+HST)     $410 (+HST)  $460 (+HST)
 HRANS Student Members    $  90 (+HST)     $110 (+HST)     $160 (+HST)  $180 (+HST)

Please note that you must register online by the dates noted above in order to qualify for the special rates.  Amounts cannot be adjusted after the dates have passed.

15% HST will be reflected in the ticket pricing shown when you register.



8:45 am - Participant Check-in and coffee/tea available
9:00 am - Educational Seminar begins
4:30 pm - Educational Seminar concludes


To Register

Pre-registration is required. To register, click on the register for this event link above.

IMPORTANT: Registering someone other than yourself?  If you are a member and are registering someone else to attend the event, DO NOT log into the site to register.   If the other person is a member, they must log in under their own member ID and password and register that way.  If the other person is not a member, do not log in, just register them from the public area of the website.  Registrations must be done individually.

The registration deadline is Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 12:00 noon. Please note that registrations cannot be accepted after online registration has closed. Registration cannot be purchased at the door. 

** Please advise special dietary requests or allergies in the RSVP Comments area when you register.**

Payment Terms

Payment is due within 30 days of your registration or by Thursday, November 17, 2016 (whichever is sooner).  Payments may be made conveniently online by credit card (Visa/MC) at the time of registration or by cheque received by the HRANS office by the registration deadline. Cheques must be received within 30 days of your registration or by November 17 (whichever is earlier) by HRANS at 84 Chain Lake Drive, Suite 103, Halifax, NS B3S 1A2.  Registrations November 1st and later must be paid by credit card online at time of registration.

If paying by credit card (Visa/MC), you will be required to enter the billing address exactly as it appears on the credit card statement or the transaction will be declined.  This is a safety feature for your protection.  Please ensure that you have the address that appears on the credit card statement before attempting to pay online.

Cancellation Policy

A refund, less a $40 processing fee (plus HST), will be issued for cancellations received in writing prior to Monday, October 31, 2016 at 12:00 noon. Those who make reservations and do not attend will be required to pay the full seminar fee. Cancellations received in writing prior to noon on Monday, October 31, 2016 will only be charged the processing fee. Substitutions are permitted up to November 25th at 12 noon (registrant must email the HRANS office to advise of their replacement attendee including first and last name and email and phone number of replacement attendee). Member/non-member rates will be applied to the substitutions. This cancellation policy applies regardless of date of registration. Registrations after the cancellation deadline are non-refundable.

By registering for this event, you confirm that you have read and agree with the Cancellation Policy.



A special discount has been arranged with the Westin Nova Scotian hotel for those participants wishing to book accommodations.  To qualify for this discount, the reservations must be completed using the following link ONLY.

The discount is 20% off of the best guest room rate of the day.  The 20% discount is on the best rate of the day, day of booking, and the rate will fluctuate with business levels at the hotel.  Reminder, this discount only applies when using the link noted.  It is not applicable to reservations made by phone or any other means.  

Chartered Professionals in Human Resources of Nova Scotia
84 Chain Lake Drive, Suite 103 / Halifax, NS / B3S 1A2
Telephone: (902) 446-3660 / Fax: (902) 446-3677