Staff Appreciation & Recognition (StAR) Program

The WRHA StAR Program is an HR-lead initiative with participation from a team of staff across the WRHA, all committed to meeting the WRHA Vision "We will be an organization of staff who are proud of their work and are recognized, respected and rewarded". This team is continually developing new programs and enhancing existing programs to make the WRHA a great place to work.

Listed below are the initiatives currently underway: 


There are numerous Discounts available to all health care staff from various services within and around Winnipeg ranging from fitness facilities, restaurants and car dealerships.

Click here to view Discounts

2017 Service Recognition Awards Reception

Wednesday, November 15th
RBC Convention Centre

The reception will recognize Regional Corporate & Community, including direct service, employees who have reached 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40 and 45 years of uninterrupted service between January 1 and December 31, 2017.

Invitations will be mailed to honourees the first week of October. 

If you have any questions please contact Dana Whyte, Event Coordinator at or 204-787-2743.


Use "You're a Star!" cards to recognize and show appreciation to staff or co-workers. 

Order paper cards from the Print Shop (minimum 100 per order):

  • 'You're a Star' Card use SAP# 325458
  • Envelopes (5 x 6.5") use SAP# 325459

To access the Printing Services and obtain a Printing Services Work Order form, click here (Intranet access required)


WRHA Merchandise items are available for staff to purchase.

For information contact Cathy Couper at

View the merchandise catalogue

StAR Library

A lending library of books related to staff appreciation and recognition is available for staff.

Recognition Tips

View latest Recognition Tips

The StAR Team appreciates feedback and ideas. Please forward questions or suggestions to WRHA StAR Team, Isabel M. Stewart, NA 636 - 700 McDermot, Winnipeg MB R3E 0T2, Phone 926-7002, Fax 787-1888 or email

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