Event pricing $25 for Members and $30 for Non-members
Workshop $80.
– unless stated otherwise
Lunches are now every Thursday but could be the 3rd or the 4th Thursday of the month.

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  • If you are in a role where understanding and staying ahead of current and emerging employment issues is a responsibility, you will find value in many of the speakers and other events regularly sponsored by the BHRN.

    Luncheon Speaker Events Member luncheon: $25.00 payable in cash or cheque due on the day of luncheon; Non-member luncheon: $40.00 payable in cash or cheque due on the day of luncheon; Special Offer: Non-members have your first lunch at the Member rate of $25.00. .
    - unless stated otherwise
    Lunches are always on a Thursday. The BHRN is not just about or for HR professionals. We are about employment issues and trends affecting our businesses and organizations, including public sector, not-for-profit and private sector, big and small.

    *Note: If you need to cancel your RSVP please email Chantel MacLeod

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    May 2017

    Screw Resiliency – Building Cultures That Don’t Just Survive, They Rock!

    May 18, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Best Western Brantford Hotel and Conference Centre, 19 Holiday Drive
    Brantford, ON N3R 7J4 Canada
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    Join Gary Gzik for this Workshop. *Note (price $80 members and non-members.)

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    June 2017

    Wellness Fair

    June 22, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
    Best Western Brantford Hotel and Conference Centre, 19 Holiday Drive
    Brantford, ON N3R 7J4 Canada
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    September 2017

    Workplace Investigations: top ten mistakes (space is limited)

    September 21, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
    Best Western Brantford Hotel and Conference Centre, 19 Holiday Drive
    Brantford, ON N3R 7J4 Canada
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    Natasha Savoline, Lawyer & HR Advisor Natasha joined Bernardi Human Resource Law in 2014 as a Lawyer and HR Advisor. Since 2003 she has been advising private and public sector employers and HR professionals on all aspects of labour and employment law matters using a balanced and proactive approach. Natasha is an experienced workplace investigator of harassment, bullying, violence, discrimination and sexual harassment. She also regularly conducts training in all areas of human resource law. An avid traveller, so far…

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    October 2017

    Jessica Persaud, Employer Specialist with the Office of the Employer Adviser

    October 26, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
    Best Western Brantford Hotel and Conference Centre, 19 Holiday Drive
    Brantford, ON N3R 7J4 Canada

    The Office of the Employer Adviser (OEA) is an independent agency of the Ministry of Labour (MOL) and has been helping Ontario employers manage their workplace safety and insurance costs since 1985. We provide expert advice to any size employer, and represent primarily employers who employ fewer than 100 employees. Our service is completely confidential and you will never be charged a fee, given the OEA is funded through the premiums or administrative fees you pay the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board…

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    November 2017

    Exploring Psychological Assessments with Thomas International’s Personal Profile Analysis (DISC) Tool

    November 23, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
    Best Western Brantford Hotel and Conference Centre, 19 Holiday Drive
    Brantford, ON N3R 7J4 Canada
    Ray Getson

    What is PPA(Personal Profile Analysis)? Join us for an exciting presentation from Ray Getson of Thomas International who will help you interpret your own Personal Profile Analysis (PPA) tool. All participants will be sent a FREE test to complete prior to the event.   All registered participants will be sent an assessment to complete before the event and receive their results prior to the event to review and discuss  PPA is a behavioral profile that provides an accurate insight into…

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    December 2017

    Jeff Leeson – Comedian “The King of Crowd Work” and a “one of a kind performer”.

    December 21, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
    Best Western Brantford Hotel and Conference Centre, 19 Holiday Drive
    Brantford, ON N3R 7J4 Canada
    Jeff Leeson

    Jeff Leeson has been described as “The King of Crowd Work” and a “one of a kind performer”. His off the cuff, improvisational, electrifying style leaves crowds not only wanting more, but stunned at what they just witnessed. While a lot of comics work to hone and craft an act that they can deliver verbatim to audiences night after night, Jeff creates a brand new show every time based solely on the audience in front of him. Jeff began his journey into…

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    January 2018

    Blair McCreadie Employment Law Updates – Extended lunch

    January 18, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

    We welcome Blair McCreadie who will be speaking about Employment Law Updates. Blair McCreadie is a partner in the Employment & Labour Group of Dentons Canada LLP’s Toronto office, where he practises in all areas of employment and labour law. Blair is also a member of the firm’s Public Policy Practice Group, and provides strategic advice to clients on government relations and public policy issues. Please Note, this is an extended luncheon Presentation will be from 10am-12pm, lunch will be…

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    February 2018

    Sandi Verrecchia from Satori Consulting

    February 15, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

    Satori Consulting Inc. Strategic Planning, Governance, Analytics, Leadership & Coaching Align, Link, Measure and Adapt: Develop an Organizational Structure that is built to last In this session, Sandi Verrecchia will share her perspective on why so many good organizations face internal conflict and inefficiencies. While all organizational structures are different, the challenges are often similar.  Among other topics she will share her thoughts on creativity, innovation, agility and failure and provide a framework for assessing your own organizational structure and…

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    March 2018

    AODA – Jennifer Threndyle will speak about Medical Marijuana and the Duty to Accommodate under the influence.

    March 15, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
    Best Western Brantford Hotel and Conference Centre, 19 Holiday Drive
    Brantford, ON N3R 7J4 Canada

    Jennifer Threndyle will speak about Medical Marijuana and the Duty to Accommodate under the influence.

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    April 2018

    Making the Connection Moving from a position of employee “engagement” to one of “experience”, this discussion will identify opportunities to connect and maintain a winning team.

    April 19, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

    A short survey will be sent to the membership prior to the luncheon.   If you would like a sneak preview of Jae: Journal launch party is January 31st at Sheridan College in Oakville.  It’s from 11:00 – 2:00, will be catered and will also be streamed for non-locals.    Cost of admission is the purchase of a book J (Amazon or at the door).  www.ahamoments.ca     About the Presenter At the age of just 16, Jae got her…

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