CPHR Canada is the National Voice of HR

In Canada and around the world,
CPHR Canada is leading HR recognition, advancement and influence.

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People Leading Business.™

CPHRs help your employees succeed at reaching your business goals.

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We influence change and advance Canada’s culture.

This is the future of employment.
This is HR.

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About CPHR/CRHA Canada

We are CPHR Canada, Chartered Professionals in Human Resources.

CPHR Canada represents 31,000 members in the Human Resources Profession across nine provinces and three territories in Canada. Established in 1994, CPHR Canada is the national voice on the enhancement and promotion of the HR Profession. With an established and credible designation and collaboration on national issues, we are proactively positioning the national human resources agenda in Canada and representing the Canadian HR Profession with HR Associations around the world.


Global Alliances

CPHR Canada proudly and thoughtfully represents the HR profession in Canada on the international stage. We are working with our counterparts to identify issues of common concern, share best practices and strengthen the HR profession. We are Canada’s representative on the North American Human Resources Management Association and the World Federation of People Management Associations.

The National Knowledge Exam®

NKE - the Key to Certification

The National Knowledge Exam® (NKE) assesses your understanding of HR knowledge and skills. After you have passed the exam, you are considered a candidate for certification.

NEW – Graduates of Accredited Post-Secondary programs will be one step closer to receiving their CPHR™ designation and may be eligible to waive writing the NKE. 

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