HUMRP-CT Human Resource Management

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Overview

  • Certificate program
  • Available by classroom delivery, distance delivery, and at Regional Campuses 

Description

Prepare for a career in the fast-growing and key business field of human resource management (HRM). You will learn the fundamental components of an HR program, including staffing, recruitment, selection, compensation, training and development.

You’ll also examine current issues and industry trends, labour relations, plus workplace safety and health.

This program is now accredited by the provincial certifying body, the Chartered Professionals in Human Resources Manitoba (CPHR Manitoba).

Graduates of Red River College’s HR Management Certificate program now have five years from graduation to apply to waive writing the National Knowledge Exam (NKE).

The NKE is a required step to pursue the Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation, which is the national industry standard of excellence. For more information on the Post-Secondary Institution Accreditation Program (CPHR) please contact lori@cphrmb.ca


Red River College’s HR Management program graduates need to complete four of the following five electives and have a G.P.A of 3.0 or higher in order to qualify for the waiver to write the NKE:

 

Please check Course Dates & Fees for current course offerings.

Admission Requirements

Regular Admission Requirements

  1. Successful completion of Grade 12.

Mature Student Admission Requirements
If you are 19 years of age or older and have been out of high school for a minimum of one year at time of application, and you do not meet the regular admission requirements, you may apply under the Mature Student admission requirements.

  1. Successful completion of: 
  • The courses listed in Regular Admission Requirement 1 

or

  • RRC’s Introduction to Business program (This program is no longer offered by the College)

Who Should Enrol?

Our students have voiced many reasons for taking courses in the Human Resource Management certificate program. Here are a few:
  • Seeking a formal certificate in HRM with an accredited post-secondary educational institution
  • Working towards a professional designation in HRM: Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) and International Personnel Management Association of Canada
  • Adding expert learning to an existing personal toolbox of HR capabilities in the workplace
  • Transitioning to a new career path in HRM
  • Sharing HR experiences with other students and instructors and gaining insight into dealing with challenges
  • Moving into a supervisory or management role in HRM
  • Expanding knowledge and skills of general managers in HR specific areas
  • Developing organizational effectiveness with new knowledge and skills
  • Building strategic links between HR and business areas of the workplace

Program Outline

You must successfully complete nine courses and three workshops to earn a certificate.

First Course of Study:

  • MGMT-1080  Human Resource Management - C/D

Core Courses:

  • HUMR-1017  Compensation - C/D
  • HUMR-1019  Human Behaviour in Organizations - C/D
  • HUMR-1002  Labor Relations- C/D
  • HUMR-1184  Recruitment and Selection - C/D
  • HUMR-1063  Training and Development - C/D

Elective Courses (choose three):

  • MGMT-1003 Assertiveness Training - C
  • HUMR-1007  Payroll and Taxable Benefits - C/D
  • HUMR-1160  Computerized HRM - C
  • HUMR-1000  Collective Bargaining - C
  • HUMR-1022  Employment and Labour Law - C/D
  • HUMR-1839 *Ethical Issues in HRM - D
  • HUMR-1021  *Global HR Issues - D
  • HUMR-1028  *HR Metrics and Analytics - D
  • HUMR-1103  Issues and Trends in HRM - C/D
  • MGMT-1161  Management Principles 1 - C/D
  • SAFE-1000   Occupational Safety and Health - C/ D
  • HUMR-1003  Organization Development - C/D
  • PLAR-1200    RPL Foundation - D
  • HUMR-1058 *Strategic HR Planning - C/D
    *Each 20-hour course qualifies as half an elective course.

    Seminars/Workshops (choose three):

    • SEMR-9130  Indigenous Staffing Strategies - C
    • SEMR-9158  Building Workplace Loyalty - C
    • SEMR-9123  Competency Profiling - C
    • SEMR-9124  Employment Diversity - C
    • SEMR-9120  Employment Equity - D
    • SEMR-9059  Grievance Handling - C/D
    • SEMR-9188  Making Tough Decisions - C
    • SEMR-9003  Managing Young Workers - C/D
    • SEMR-9115  Managing Change - C/D
    • SEMR-9106  Negotiating Skills - C/D

    Legend:

    • C/D - Classroom or Distance Delivery
    • C - Classroom Delivery
    • D - Distance Delivery

    Courses and Descriptions

    (Click the course name to view the description of the course)
    Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
    In addition to Transfer of Credit from a recognized post secondary institution, other RPL processes are available for RPL courses. Click here for more information. For courses with no RPL, please check www.rrc.ca/rpl for additional contact information.
    HUMR-1000Collective BargainingRPL
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    Participate in a "hands-on" approach to learning collective bargaining. Take part in all aspects of bargaining through case studies and collective bargaining simulations. Learn to prepare for negotiation-analysis, draft contract language, post proposals, develop and implement bargaining strategies and perform at the bargaining table. Upon completion of this course participants will have a good understanding of the collective bargaining process.

    HUMR-1002Labour Relations
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    Acquire a thorough knowledge of the principles of a collective agreement. Topics include the employer-employee relationship; establishment of bargaining rights; negotiations; content of a collective agreement; union security; management rights; complaints; grievances; and arbitration.

    HUMR-1003Organizational Development
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    Examine the forces or dynamics that result in the need for organizational changes. Analyze organizational climate, values, attitudes, and communication patterns that influence the operation of an organization. Discuss strategies for planned change, using case studies.

    HUMR-1007Payroll and Taxable Benefits
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    Acquire knowledge of payrolls, earnings and deductions, methods of payment, employment standards and termination of employees. Learn about government remittances, allowances, taxable benefits, employer levies and government reporting.

    HUMR-1017CompensationRPL
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    Compensation is a vital component in the field of Human Resource Management. This course helps you become familiar with the principles of effective wage and salary administration, benefits administration, the fundamentals of job analysis and job evaluation, and issues surrounding wage and salary surveys. You will learn how to conduct a job analysis, how analyze job factors and evaluate their worth in relation to salary administration, analyze a benefits program and make recommendations to prospective clients on benefits selection and prepare a report for executive compensation.

    HUMR-1019Human Behaviour in OrganizationsRPL
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    Address psychological principles and sociological concepts of human behaviour in formal and informal organized groups. Learn the main aspects of individual and group behaviour in purposeful group settings. Explore topics including group relationships, types of groups, task orientation, group structure, communication, leadership, group performance, psychological climate, human needs in organizations, status, and social roles.

    HUMR-1021Global HR Issues
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    Explore the issues which impact business when the Human Resource department operates globally. Examine cultural differences, recruitment and section practices, performance management and compensation practices.

    HUMR-1022Employment and Labour Law
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    Examine the laws which regulate the employment relationship in Canada today.  Explore the fundamental principles and practices of the Canadian system of employment and labour law.  Interpret employment and labour laws and their impact on HRM.  Gain insight on emerging legal trends and their potential effect on the workplace.

    HUMR-1028HR Metrics and Analytics
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    Organizations today operate in an environment of rapid change and uncertainty. You will be able to support your organization’s strategic decision-making processes in human resources through learning the metrics and analytics covered in this course.

    HUMR-1058Strategic HR Planning
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    Human Resource Planning provides a strategic and integrative framework for the application of Human Resource programming to create business solutions. Students will learn the basics of HR Planning, and how other HR activities can be enhanced through application of this integrated framework. (Formerly titled Strategic and Tactical Approaches to HR Planning)

    HUMR-1063Training and Development
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    This course is designed to develop your ability to design and implement a training program. You will examine adult learning theories and instructional design models. As you develop your training plan, you will integrate training methods and instructional strategies for optimizing learning.The Distance offer for Training and Development is offered through LEARN.

    HUMR-1103Issues and Trends in HRM
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    Expand on your current knowledge of the overall HR function and develop your interest in finding out what strategic forces affect the delivery of HR in this global economy.  Examine key issues in-depth and begin to see the relevance of such economic and societal forces as the global labour and capital markets, deregulation, special interest groups and the labour market, and the reduction of trade barriers. Study the impact these issues have on the HR function as it is delivered in Manitoba with a number of case studies.

    HUMR-1160Computerized HRM
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    Look at how HR is changing through the application of computerized systems.  Review the history of Human Resource Information/Management Systems and how HRM technology is impacting every function within HR.  Examine a current software application with hands-on practice and learn how to plan a project for the definition, search, selection and implementation of an HRMS.

     

    Prerequisites:
    HUMR-1184Recruitment and SelectionRPL
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    Discover how to hire and keep the best employees. Determine which methods are most effective, how to create a job application form and how to conduct interviews.

    HUMR-1839Ethical Issues in HRM
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    Human resource professionals are often called upon to initiate investigations on issues relating to business ethics within a complex business and social environment. We are asked to recommend action about what is right, and what is legal and moral. Through examining contemporary issues in HRM through a rigorous critical framework, we can prepare ourselves to answer the ‘big questions’ and enhance our role as value added strategic partners in business.

    MGMT-1003Assertiveness Training
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    Learn the value of assertiveness as a direct, honest and concise method of communication. Employers, managers, supervisors, employees, co-workers and the self-employed can benefit from using assertiveness to promote the protection of personal rights. Identify, discuss and practice methods of expressing your point of view while listening effectively. Discover your ability to assert yourself in difficult daily encounters.

    MGMT-1080Human Resource Management (40 hrs)RPL
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    Discover the importance of Human Resources Management (HRM) to individuals, organizations, and society. Learn more about this integrated, goal orientated set of management functions, which are carried out in the context of multiple environments (competitive, social, legal and organizational).

    MGMT-1161Management Principles 1RPL
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    Acquire the knowledge necessary to identify management functions and set out major principles, problems and objectives. Know the meaning of decision-making and learn how to stress the use of creative thinking in management. Discuss the fundamentals of organization and departmentalization, and learn the value of motivating people in management positions through communications, leadership and supervision. Study the methods used to control budgets, costs, quality, production and sales.

    PLAR-1200RPL FoundationRPL
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    Acquire the fundamental knowledge and skill to effectively implement RPL/PLAR. Learn about basic principles of RPL/PLAR; how to develop learning outcomes, sound assessment practices, the portfolio and other methods of assessment; the role of the Advisor, Assessor and Facilitator and how to put RPL into context for development of a credible system. This course was formerly PLAR-1000 PLAR Foundation

    SAFE-1000Occupational Safety and Health
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    Explore a basic introduction into the field of Occupational Safety & Health. The responsibilities of employers, employees and government in regards to occupational health and safety are addressed. Topics include job safety analysis, effective safety equipment and practices, occupational health and hygiene, safety programs, and safety instruction. Discover how to apply these standards in the work environment.

    SEMR-9003Managing Young Workers
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    Learn as managers and supervisors the facts about the new generations of workers. Explore innovative techniques to ensure effective skills transfer and how to maintain a productive workplace.

    SEMR-9059Grievance Handling
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    Designed to give participants an overview of the grievance process including grievance hearings, grievance replies, types of grievances and the role of unions and managers in the grievance process.

    SEMR-9106Negotiating Skills
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    Explore the principles and practice of skilled negotiations. Learn to assess various negotiation situations and apply principles to arrive at an acceptable solution. Note: you will learn through a combination of lectures, discussion and group exercises.

    SEMR-9115Managing Change
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    Begin to understand the change management process, how to assess an organization’s readiness to implement change, and build the commitment to change. In this workshop, work through strategies to “make change stick”, cover create and implement change strategies, and learn to assess and evaluate the success of change strategies through lessons from the field.

    SEMR-9120Employment Equity
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    Discover the importance of employment equity in business planning in order for business to succeed in an increasingly diverse local and global marketplace. Explore the demographic trends in Manitoba and the global economy, which suggest a workforce and consumer group that is increasing in diversity. Realize how equity is enhanced when focus is directed on the human resources of an organization. Develop an understanding of the inherent relationship of human resource management and employment equity.

    SEMR-9123Competency Profiling
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    This workshop will examine the role of competency profiling as a strategic business tool within modern organizational frameworks and will explore what it is and how to use it. You will learn what competencies are and competency profiling is, what role competency profiling has as a HRM practice and the ROI of competency profiling.

    SEMR-9124Employment Diversity
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    Discover the importance of employment equity in business planning in order for business to succeed in an increasingly diverse local and global marketplace. Explore the demographic trends in Manitoba and the global economy, which suggest a workforce and consumer group that is increasing in diversity.  Realize how equity is enhanced when focus is directed on the human resources of an organization.  Develop an understanding of the inherent relationship of human resource management and employment equity.

    SEMR-9130Indigenous Staffing Strategies
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    This is a one day interactive workshop designed for all levels of management and staff interested in learning about and developing Indigenous Employment Strategies.  Throughout the day you will discuss building a business case for Indigenous employment strategies while learning from the experience of others.  Discover the tips, resources and tools available which will help you to develop your Indigenous workforce as well as best practice models you may wish to utilize in your own workplace.

    SEMR-9158Building Workplace Loyalty
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    Pressure is being placed on managers to build progressive working environments that encourage and support employee growth and job satisfaction. Participants will be introduced to a simple tool to assess their ability to foster a working environment that ensures high levels of employee engagement. We will also discuss practical techniques to identify and nurture employee ability and to build higher levels of employee commitment and contribution.

    SEMR-9188Making Tough Decisions
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    Understanding the behavioral components of our decision making style is often a key factor in developing effective working relationships and career choices. Tough decisions often involve ambiguity, conflict and uncertainty. Address the need to understand these confounding attributes and to deal with them effectively in decision making situations.


    Click the "More Info" link beside the course's name to view the description of the course.

    Course Dates and Fees

    2020 Winter Term
    SEMR-9158 Building Workplace Loyaltymore info
    Location: Portage La Prairie Campus
    DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
    Mar 10, 20 - Mar 24, 20Tu6:30PM - 9:15PMTBA198266$145
    Location: Portage La Prairie Campus
    Dates
    Mar 10, 20 - Mar 24, 20
    Class days
    Tu
    Time
    6:30PM - 9:15PM
    Instructor
    TBA
    Section
    198266
    Cost
    $145
    HUMR-1019 Human Behaviour in Organizationsmore info
    Location: Portage La Prairie Campus
    DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
    Jan 22, 20 - Apr 15, 20W6:30PM - 9:30PMTBA198264$380
    Location: Portage La Prairie Campus
    Dates
    Jan 22, 20 - Apr 15, 20
    Class days
    W
    Time
    6:30PM - 9:30PM
    Instructor
    TBA
    Section
    198264
    Cost
    $380
    HUMR-1007 Payroll and Taxable Benefitsmore info
    Location: Portage La Prairie Campus
    DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
    Jan 07, 20 - Mar 31, 20Tu6:30PM - 9:30PMTBA198262$380
    Location: Portage La Prairie Campus
    Dates
    Jan 07, 20 - Mar 31, 20
    Class days
    Tu
    Time
    6:30PM - 9:30PM
    Instructor
    TBA
    Section
    198262
    Cost
    $380

    2020 Spring Term
    SEMR-9115 Managing Changemore info
    Location: Portage La Prairie Campus
    DatesClass DaysTimeInstructorSectionCostActions
    Apr 29, 20 - May 13, 20W6:30PM - 9:15PMTBA198285$145
    Location: Portage La Prairie Campus
    Dates
    Apr 29, 20 - May 13, 20
    Class days
    W
    Time
    6:30PM - 9:15PM
    Instructor
    TBA
    Section
    198285
    Cost
    $145

    Objectives/Learning Outcomes

    After successfully completing this program, you should be able to:
    • Effectively manage and plan key human resource functions within organizations
    • Examine current issues, trends, practices, and processes in HRM
    • Contribute to employee performance management and organizational effectiveness
    • Problem-solve human resource challenges
    • Develop employability skills for the Canadian workplace
    • Develop effective written and oral communication skills

    Transfer Credit Opportunities

    The Human Resource Management Certificate Program provides an educational foundation for professional HRM designations, such as the Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) and International Personnel Management Association of Canada (IPMA) certifications.

    Recognition of Prior Learning

    Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process which documents and compares an individual's prior learning gained from prior education, work and life experiences and personal study to the learning outcomes in College courses/programs. For more information, please visit www.rrc.ca/rpl.

    Other Information

    Human Resource Management schedule of course offers:


    FALL

    MGMT-1080 HR Management

    HUMR-1019 HR Behaviour in Organizations

    HUMR-1017 Compensation

    HUMR-1002 Labour Relations

    HUMR-1184 Recruitment and Selection

    HUMR-1063 Training and Development


    Electives

    HUMR-1007 Payroll and Taxable Benefits

    HUMR-1003 Organizational Development

    HUMR-1103 Issues and Trends (D)

    HUMR-1058 Strategic HR Planning (D)


    Seminars  

    SEMR-9115 Managing Change

    SEMR-9106 Negotiating Skills


    WINTER

    MGMT-1080 HR Management

    HUMR-1019 HR Behaviour in Organizations

    HUMR-1017 Compensation

    HUMR-1002 Labour Relations 

    HUMR-1063 Training and Development


    Electives

    HUMR-1007 Payroll and Taxable Benefits

    HUMR-1000 Collective Bargaining

    HUMR-1103 Issues and Trends

    HUMR-1058 Strategic HR Planning (D)

    HUMR-1022 Employment and Labour Law


    Seminars

    SEMR-9115 Managing Change

    SEMR-9106 Negotiating Skills

    SEMR-9059 Grievance Handling


    SPRING

    MGMT-1080 HR Management

    HUMR-1019 HR Behaviour in Organizations

    HUMR-1017 Compensation

    HUMR-1002 Labour Relations

    HUMR-1184 Recruitment and Selection

    HUMR-1063 Training and Development


    Electives

    HUMR-1007 Payroll and Taxable Benefits

    HUMR-1103 Issues and Trends (D)

    HUMR-1058 Strategic HR Planning (D)


    Seminars

    SEMR-9115 Managing Change

    SEMR-9106 Negotiating Skills

    SEMR-9123 Competency Profiling

    SEMR-9120 Employment Equity

    Partnerships

    For information about accreditation, contact the following:

    • Chartered Professionals in Human Resources Manitoba (CPHR Manitoba) at www.cphrmb.ca. This program is accredited by the CPHR Manitoba for credits toward the Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation. 
    • Chartered Professionals in Human Resources Canada (CPHR/CRHA) at www.cphr.ca
    • International Personnel  Management Association at www.ipma-aigp.com

    Graduate Employment Report

    Red River College surveys its graduates on an annual basis to collect data related to the graduates’ employment status, salary, occupation and skill use. In addition, graduates are asked to indicate their level of satisfaction regarding the education they received at Red River College.

    Visit www.rrc.ca/numbers/reports/graduate-satisfaction for graduate satisfaction and employment reports.

    Graduation Requirements

    You must complete your part-time program within four years from the start of the first course in the program, unless otherwise stated in the program outline.

    A program GPA of 2.0 (60%) is required to graduate.

    You will not be granted more than 75% of your credit requirements for graduation through transfer of credit.

    When you have successfully completed all the required courses in this program, be sure to apply for your certificate. For complete details and forms, see Application to Graduate

    Questions about graduation? Please call 204-694-1789 or 1-866-242-7073 for assistance.

    Graduation with Honours
    If you obtain a grade point average (GPA) of 3.8 or better for the program, you will graduate with honours. If you fail any course in the program, you will not be eligible for this honours designation.

    Employment Potential

    Graduates have the following career options:

    • Human resources manager
    • Employment advisor
    • Human resources representative
    • Human resources assistant

    Recent Human Resource Management certificate graduates have obtained employment in the following roles:

    • Human resource managers
    • HR administrators
    • Health and safety administrators
    • Recruitment and staffing coordinators
    • HR systems analysts
    • HR compensation and benefits administrators
    • HR assistants
    • Trainers
    • Career and employment advisors

    For more information on job futures in HRM, visit Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC).

    Contact Information

    For more information, contact:

    School of Continuing Education
    E113 - 2055 Notre Dame Ave
    Winnipeg, MB   R3H 0J9
    Phone: 204-694-1789 or 1-866-242-7073 
    Fax: 204-633-6489
    Email: cde@rrc.ca

    Interlake Campus
    Box 304
    825 Manitoba Avenue
    Selkirk, MB   R1A 1T0
    Toll-free: 1-866-946-3241
    Phone: 204-785-5328
    Fax: 204-482-7082
    Email: interlake@rrc.ca

    Peguis-Fisher River Campus
    Box 598
    Peguis, MB   R0C 3J0
    Phone: 204-645-4179
    Email: peguisfisherrivercampus@rrc.ca

    Portage Campus
    32 - 5th Street SE
    Portage la Prairie, MB   R1N 1J2
    Phone: 204-856-1914
    Fax: 204-856-1915
    Email: portage@rrc.ca

    Steinbach Campus
    Unit 2 - 385 Loewen Blvd.
    Steinbach, MB   R5G 0B3
    Phone: 204-320-2500
    Fax: 204-346-0178
    Email: steinbach@rrc.ca

    Winkler Campus
    100 - 561 Main Street
    Winkler, MB   R6W 1E8
    Phone: 204-325-9672
    Fax: 204-325-4947
    Email: winkler@rrc.ca

    How to Register

    For information on how to register for courses in this program, follow the link below.

    www.rrc.ca/part-time/registration/

    Student Evaluation of Program

    Every year Red River College surveys students, in all full-time programs, to learn more about their college experience. The questionnaire includes questions about students’ experiences with College programs, facilities, and services offered.

    Visit www.rrc.ca/numbers/reports/student-evaluation-of-program for student evaluation of program reports.

    College Support Services

    Red River College is committed to student success and provides valuable support services to assist in helping students make the most of their time at RRC.

    Visit www.rrc.ca/supports for more information.

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