May 2022 Events

May 23, 2022 – The HRAI London Chapter Meeting

Wednesday, May 23, 2022.
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Come out and enjoy a catered meal and tour the new HiMark Occupational Skills Training Centre Ltd. located at: 2520 Trafalgar St. in London, and learn what it has to offer.
Join a discussion on how to obtain funds for training new and existing employees.
This is a free event for members of the HRAI London Chapter but you must register by sending your full name(s) of those attending to Scott Papp – the Chapter kindly requests all members register in order to plan the seating and the number of meals.

May 31, 2022 – HRAI Greater Toronto Area Chapter Meeting

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Arrival: 5:30 pm; Dinner Served at 6:15 pm; Presentation: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Venue: Fontana’s, 7400 Keele St. Concord L4K 1Z9

Special Dinner Price: $25 per person

Must Pre-Register for this event by: Friday, May 27th, 2022

HRAI GTA Chapter Members email Scott Papp at to Pre-Register for this event.


City of Toronto Net Zero Existing Buildings Strategy

In 2021 City of Toronto released their Net Zero Existing Buildings Strategy which was recently adopted by Toronto City Council. Some of the key policy actions outlined in the strategy aim to decarbonize all existing residential, commercial and institutional buildings by 2040.  To achieve this goal there will be a shift in the way energy is used in this city.


The City of Toronto staff will present on the following:

TransformTO – Overarching strategy for the city of Toronto to lower carbon

Existing Building Strategy – 9 recommendations taken to council and adopted including policy, regulations and by-laws

Programs – Support mechanisms put in place to help buildings achieve lower carbon

A question and answer period will follow on the topic of the Strategy and support mechanisms around this target.



Nicola Lashley, Program Manager - Residential

Nicola Lashley is a Program Manager with the City of Toronto's Environment & Energy Division, working with the Public Energy Initiatives, Existing Buildings Unit. Committed to pursuing equitable and inclusive outcomes, Nicola works on engagement, policy and financing programs to support deep retrofits and pathways to net zero for Toronto's single-family homes.


Duncan MacLellan, Project Manager – Commercial

Duncan is a Project Manager in the City of Toronto's Environment and Energy Division.  He is responsible for outreach and intake for all existing building commercial programs.  Previously, Duncan has worked in the conservation departments at Toronto Hydro and other utilities across the GTA. He is a Certified Energy manger and has experience on both the government and the private contractor side of energy programs.



We kindly ask that people wear masks when not dining. Seating will have fewer people per table than usual. Dress is Business Casual

**No walk-ins allowed**

September 2022 Events

September 8, 2022 – HRAI Brant Haldimand Norfolk Golf Tournament

Thursday, September 8th, 2022
Greens at Renton!

Registration: 11:00am Lunch & Prizes: 11:30pm 
Tee Off: 12:30pm  Cost: $125.00/person 
Includes 18 holes of golf, golf cart, & lunch 

Contact Rod Buchalter @ (289) 242-1407 or 
RSVP by Friday August 26th, 2022 

Shotgun start - if enough golfers sign up! 
Lunch will be outside.
To Register Click Below