About Us

Who Is Canada HR Essentials?

Canada HR Essentials is a division of the OI Group of Companies. In business since 1981, we have had extensive experience providing professional and personalized services including human resources support to local and international businesses across Canada.

The OI Group of Companies provides professional services including PEO (Professional Employer Organization) services, payroll, timekeeping, group benefit services, and more. Interested in learning more about the offerings of OI Group of Companies?


Our Mission

Our goal is to help your business establish the HR capabilities needed to remain compliant, professional, and safe. We provide personalized and affordable HR services and can support you to ensure you are staying on top of current legislation.

Give us a call to find out how we can help you!


Our Team


Ljuba (Lee) Irwin

Is the founder and CEO of Canada HR Essentials and the OI Group of Companies.