Validation of Experience (VOE) Submission Period
September 1-30, 2021

For more information on the requirements and submitting the VOE application, click here.

CPHR Webinar – English Language Proficiency Test (CELPIP): Get the Facts (FREE)
September 29, 2021 1:30-2:30pm

CPHR PEI is pleased to partner with CPHR BC & YK on this learning opportunity.


This webinar is the perfect place to learn about the only Canadian language test that is used for citizenship, immigration and professional designation. This introductory session will help you become familiar with the test format, procedure, available study materials, and more!

In this presentation, you will learn:

  • Advantages of the CELPIP Test
  • Different uses of the CELPIP Test
  • Scoring and format of the CELPIP
  • Test-taking strategies and skills
  • Test preparation materials


About the Presenter

Brandi Robb began her teaching career twenty-two years ago in northern Ontario where she was born and raised. Highlights from her career include working as an elementary school teacher, ESL instructor, museum interpreter, sessional lecturer and marker, and adult education instructor. Brandi has extensive knowledge of the CAEL and CELPIP tests as she currently works as an online instructor and content developer for Paragon Testing Enterprises. She holds a B.A in English, a B.Ed and a CELTA.



CPHR PEI Members      FREE
Non-Member                 $29.99


How to Register

Registration Deadline: September 27, 2021

Register directly through CPHR BC & Yukon’s website.

For CPHR PEI members, use the discount code PEI-MEM21

CPD Hours: 8

CPHR PEI is pleased to partner with CPHR Nova Scotia for a full day of tremendous & thought provoking learning + networking opportunities you can’t miss. Check out the speakers and schedule here

CPHR PEI will receive a discounted members rate and can take advantage of the Buy One, Get One 50% off special promotion


Members – $165
Non-Members – $265

Register here

CPHR Saskatchewan 2021 Virtual HR Forum

October 6 and 7, 2021
11:45 am (8:45 am Sask. Time)

CPHR PEI is pleased to offer a discounted rate to its members for CPHR Saskatchewan’s 2021 Virtual HR Forum. Participants will engage with thought-provoking speakers and presentations, and prepare for the “return to work” post-pandemic.

CPHR PEI will receive a discounted members rate.

Member Pricing

Full Registration: $225.00

One-day Registration:  $150.00

PEI Promo Code: SKForum2021

Register here

CPHR CPD hours: 6.0

CPHR Atlantic Presents: The Basics of Negotiations for HR Professionals
October 19, 2021 8:30am

About the Facilitator
Georges Levesque is a senior executive with EF Education First, the world’s largest educational organization with over 52,000 employees in 114 countries. He has held numerous posts over his 15 years with EF, notably being responsible for the creation of 3 operating divisions.

Georges is also an entrepreneur, professional speaker and proud supporter of small businesses. He is trained in advanced negotiations and business strategy at both the MIT School of Entrepreneurship and the Harvard Business School. He is a former board member of Entrepreneurs Organization (EO) and has traveled to over 100 countries.


 Members   $150
 Non-Members  $199

Click here to register by October 12, 2021
For CPHR PEI members, use the discount code NEG-PEI21

About the Facilitator

Dr. Ryan Todd is a psychiatrist and recently converted technologist, founding the workplace mental health and resilience app, headversity. His work at headversity brought together a team of psychiatrists, psychologists, and educators to build an industry-redefining app that is setting the new standard for workplace mental health, working with some of North America’s largest and leading employers. Dr. Todd is also an award-winning documentarian, a Top 40 under 40 recipient with Avenue Magazine, a published researcher, and the host of the popular HR podcast, “Beyond the Checkbox”. Through headversity, Dr. Todd envisions shifting mental health out of the back-logged system and into employees’ hands through personal resilience training.


 Members                $24.99 or Buy 3, Get 1 Free!
 Non-Members                $49.99 or Buy 3, Get 1 Free!



Nov 16/21 – How SkillTech is Revitalizing Workforce Mental Health
Nov 25/21 – The Fourth Wave of Safety: Training the Mind
Nov 30/21 – Prevention – The New Frontier of Workforce Mental Health
Dec 7/21 – Building a Safe Culture in Your Workforce

CPHR Atlantic Presents: Re-Opening the Workplace: Revisiting the “Nuts & Bolts” of HR Compliance
November 17, 2021 10:30am-12:00pm

As provinces emerge from their COVID-19 shutdowns, it is a good time to revisit your HR compliance checklist. What are the day-to-day legal requirements that you should be considering, and what are the risks if you are not in compliance?

We will cover key topics, including Hours of Work, Leaves of Absence, Posters, Harassment & Violence, Termination of Employment and Vacation, among others and will provide an opportunity for you to ask questions.

At the end of this webinar, you will have a clear understanding of your obligations regarding each of the topics that are covered.  You will learn:

  • Relevant legislation
  • Specific requirements that you must meet
  • Risks of non-compliance


About the Facilitator

Gayle Wadden, CLO, Optimize Legal

As Optimize Legal’s CLO, Gayle oversees all legal research and content development, as well as internal legal matters.

Gayle has close to 20 years of experience working in the legal industry. This includes both practicing law as a corporate commercial litigator and leading knowledge management initiatives at national and regional law firms.

Gayle is also a legal researcher and developer / provider of legal education programs. She regularly presents to lawyers on a variety of legal topics, including employment standards, wrongful dismissal, human rights, human resource policies and legal compliance.

Gayle has also presented to not-for-profit boards of directors and is a mentor and assessor with the Law Practice Program at Ryerson University, working with candidates to develop and hone their legal skills.


Lesha Van Der Bij, CEO & Founder, Optimize Legal

As Optimize Legal’s CEO, Lesha establishes the road map and strategy for the company’s legal information products. Lesha has over 20 years of experience working in the legal industry. This includes practicing pensions, benefits and employment law and leading knowledge management initiatives at a national law firm.

By leveraging automation and an in-depth understanding of employment and pension legislation, Lesha has developed a range of legal information products relied upon by the top law firms in Canada.

Lesha is a regular contributor to SlawTips and Slaw: Canada’s online legal magazine, including most recently: COVID-19 & Employment Standards: Cross-Canada Review.

Lesha has provided presentations on both substantive law and legal technology at conferences organized by the Ontario Bar Association, Lancaster House, Toronto Association of Law Libraries, the Federation of Law Societies of Canada, and Osgoode Professional Development.

For more information about Compliance



Members: FREE

Non-Members: $24.99

Click here to register by November 15, 2021
For CPHR PEI members, use the discount code CPHRATL1711