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The hardiness of the mayflower, this modest little flower was embraced as a symbol of the resilience of all Nova Scotians and an inspiration and reminder that beauty can thrive amid adversity.Similarly, our award winners like our provincial flower represents high achievement in the face of adversity.

  1. HR Award of Excellence
  2. Rising Star Award
  3. HR Team of the Year (NEW!) 
  4. Honorary Membership
Nominations are now closed for the 2019 CPHR Nova Scotia HR Awards.
The HR Awards are an opportunity to recognize outstanding achievements in HR in Nova Scotia.
Award Categories
The 2019 awards will celebrate achievements in the following two categories:
  • Award of Excellence
  • Rising Star Award
  • HR Team of the Year (NEW!)
  • Honorary Membership Award
The Award of Excellence recognizes exemplary HR professionals who demonstrate leadership in the HR profession and their organization through strong HR practices and innovative programs leading to the achievement of business results. more...
The Rising Star Award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated early leadership qualities in human resources through personal performance and commitment to professional, volunteer and educational opportunities. Rising stars are the future of the profession. more...


The HR Team of the Year Award recognizes an HR Team that played a key role in driving the performance and reputation of an organization, are catalysts for organization-wide change and serve as trusted advisors on organizational strategymore...


The Honorary Membership Award may be conferred on a person who has made outstanding contributions to the field of human resources or to the Association. Honorary Membership Nominations require the approval of the Board of Directors. One award may be presented each year.more...

Nominations Process
Nominations are now being accepted. The deadline for submission has been extended to 12:00 noon on Friday, November 15, 2019. Late or incomplete submissions will not be considered. 
Nomination criteria and forms are award specific and available through the links at the top of this page.


Prior Award Recipients
Award of Excellence
2018 - Carol Logan, CPHR
2017 - Sharon Robinson, CPHR
2016 - Detry Carragher, CPHR 
2015 - Nick Beynon, CPHR 
2014 - Layla Khalil, CPHR 
2013 - Cathy MacDonald, CPHR
2012 - Terri Green, CPHR

Rising Star
2016 - Mary Louise Jeans, CPHR 
2015 - Kaitlyn Parker 
2014 - Kyla Chamberlaine, CPHR
2013 - Jason Fleming
2012 - Andrea King



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