“The IR Council represents the ‘who’s who’ in the IR discipline. Building relationships with colleagues of this breadth and depth can only serve to enhance all aspects of my work.”
—Alan Bower, Director, Labour Relations, Toronto Star Newspapers Inc.
“The structure of the quarterly meetings, the select injection of external subject-matter experts as speakers, the tremendous networking opportunities, the ability to debate a ‘hot’ HR subject with senior HR Professionals and, finally, the accessibility and responsiveness of Conference Board staff all make for an outstanding experience.”
—Gary Burkett, Managing Director, Human Resources, Federal Express Canada Ltd.
“These network meetings are by far the most valuable professional development days I spend in my year; I always look forward to them and am never disappointed.”
—Lisa Watkins, Cheif Human Resources Officer, Ontario Securities Commission
“There are three things [about the CRC] that strike me: the high caliber of companies and individuals who choose to participate; the open sharing and discussion of topical issues and practical solutions to real problems with acknowledged experts; and the professional network that can be developed to offer year-round support outside of formal meetings.”
—Brad Smith, General Manager, Total Compensation, Canada Post Corporation
“For many years now my membership with the Council has provided the City with access to a wealth of timely, credible health and wellness related services. Membership with the Council provides me with the tools I need to address organizational health and wellness.”
—Cindy Munn, Business Partner, Welness, Human Resources, The City of Calgary