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Now in its fifth year, the Canadian HR Awards has become the biggest and most prestigious showcase of excellence in the Canadian human resources industry. There are over 20 organizational and individual award categories — with new categories added yearly — designed to ensure national recognition for both large and small organizations.

By recognizing the companies and individuals across the entire spectrum of human resources and celebrating the industry's successes, the Canadian HR Awards continues to inspire an industry fostered on leadership, service, innovation, support and principle, all of which have continuously driven the industry forward.

This annual black-tie gala brings together a stellar community of the biggest names in the business, past award recipients and rising stars throughout Canada. Over 600 HR professionals attended last year's gala.

The Canadian HR Awards brought to you by Ultimate Software is presented to you by HRD Canada Magazine, the magazine of choice for the country's most influential HR decision makers. Winners and finalists will be showcased in HRD Canada Magazine and HRD Online over the year, and all major National Press.

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Greg Conner
Executive Director, Human Resources and Corporate Secretary, BC Transit

Greg Conner has more than 25 years of experience in all facets of human resources, including recognized expertize in employee engagement, union relations, and performance planning. His extensive professional background includes his current role as the Executive Director of Human Resources at BC Transit, and he also served as Vice President of Human Resources with HP Advanced Solutions, as Camosun College’s Executive Director of Human Resources, and in various progressively responsible positions with the BC government, including as the Human Resources Director for both social services ministries.

He has been recognized by the Vancouver Island Technology Council (VIATeC) as Executive of the Year in 2009, and by the BC Human Resources Management Association (HRMA) as a finalist for HR Professional of the Year in 2010.

Mr. Conner served on the local Council of Success by Six, sits on the Board of Directors for the BC Human Resource Management Association, Beacon Community Services, and chaired the United Way of Greater Victoria’s 2011 fundraising campaign. He has a Master’s Degree in Public Administration, a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Victoria and is a sessional instructor at both graduate and undergraduate levels at the University. He and his spouse, Simone, have four boys: Dan, Mitch, Ryan and Jacob.