Speaker Profiles

Stephen Cryne


Canadian Employee Relocation Council

Cryne is the President of the Canadian Employee Relocation Council, CERC.

 CERC is the leading
provider of professional education and information to the relocation industry
in Canada.
CERC also works with government to effect change to legislation and regulatory
practices that impede workforce mobility.

 Prior to joining CERC in
September 2002, Stephen had his own consulting practice providing strategic planning
and communication services. He has an extensive background in association
management and government relations. 
Between 1995 and 2001 Stephen held senior management positions in the
Ontario Government. He has 16 years experience in the automotive industry,
holding management positions in accounting and human resources.

 Stephen is a regular
speaker at human resources management conferences and relocation industry

Past Presentations


The Canadian Institute, Employing Foreign Workers National
Conference, Calgary
- Understanding the Assessment and
Credentialing of Foreign Workers

Equus Global Relocation Tax Seminar, Denver Co – Workforce Mobility, a Canadian Perspective

HRPAO Annual Conference, Toronto – Canada’s War for Talent

MEDTT Ontario Government Summit – Temporary Foreign Workers and Economic
Development – Employer Perspectives

HRIA Annual Conference, Edmonton – Talent Wars Recruitment and Retention in a Shrinking Global Market


BCHRMA Conference Vancouver
- Relocation Policies for your
Recruitment and Retention Toolbox

Minnesota Relocation
Council, St Paul Minneapolis - Employee Relocation; A Canadian Context

Federated Press, Toronto– International Relocation and Assignment

Graebel International Mobility Conference, Denver
Canada an International Location?

Eqquus Global Tax Conference, Denver
Workforce Mobility in Canada

Canadian Institute, Calgary
Future Directions in Canada’s
Immigration System


Canadian Institute 50 Best Employers Conference Toronto – Winning
practices of Best Employers in Canada
; Employing Foreign Trained Workers

Federated Press, Toronto–
International Relocation and Assignment

Institute, Effective Strategies in the
Current Labour Market in Western Canada


Conference – Toronto;
Trends in Workforce Mobility January 2010

Conference - Edmonton
- Bringing them Home – best practices in employee repatriation

Institute - Regina Immigration conference –

 Stephen resides in Oakville and is active in
a number of volunteer organizations.


Perils of foreign assignments: Canadian HR Reporter Spring 2007

Workforce Mobility and its importance to Canada’s
Canadian HR Reporter
February 2008

Workforce: the importance of immigration
: Mobility Magazine (US) September 2008

Getting the most from your relocation investment: Canadian HR Reporter February 2009

When bad things happen: - Canadian HR Reporter September 2009

Talent Mobility eases talent shortages: Canadian HR Reporter September 2010-10-12

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