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Announcing Mental Health Difference Makers from Quebec

National sesquicentennial program recognizes 150 Leading Canadians for Mental Health

MONTREAL, Nov. 13, 2017 /CNW/ - From more than 3,700 names put forward from across the country, 28 people from Quebec will be honoured as Canadians who are changing the course of mental health.

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) launched Difference Makers: 150 Leading Canadians for Mental Health in January 2017, with Morneau Shepell as Presenting Partner. Canadians were invited to nominate someone who has made a difference through research, philanthropy, advocacy, social change or inspiration. Nominations closed on Canada Day, 2017.

Media are invited to attend an event celebrating honourees and are required to confirm their attendance through

Event details:


Celebration of Difference Makers: 150 Leading Canadians for Mental Health


Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. EST


Montreal Stock Exchange, 4th Floor, Auditorium, 800, square Victoria, Montréal, QC H4Z 1A9


The event will feature the following speakers, who are also available for interviews:

Julien Ponce, Executive Vice President, Eastern Canada and Leader of the National Consulting Practice, Morneau Shepell

Luc Bachand, National Nominations Co-Chair, 150 Leading Canadians for Mental Health

Dr. Rémi Quirion, National Committee, 150 Leading Canadians for Mental Health

Florence K., Difference Maker

Dr. André Delorme, Difference Maker

Roseline Filion, Canadian Olympian


This event will celebrate the following Difference Makers:

Dr. André Delorme

Jonathan Roberge

André Picard

Lorraine Palardy

Anthony Boeckh

Margaret Trudeau

Dr. Ashok Malla

Dr. Marie-Hélène Favreau

Catherine Burrows                                     

Michael Sheehan

Caren Mellow

Michel Dallaire

Claudine Labelle

Patrice Machabée

Donald Bastien

Dr. Patricia Garel

Ella Amir

Philip Silverberg

Émy Carrière Tassé

Dr. Stanley Vollant

Florence K

Sumin Na

Guy Latraverse

Synaya Attias

Janet Campbell

Dr. Tina Montreuil

Johanne Pothier

Dr. Yves Lamontagne


Media in attendance are encouraged to check in with the onsite media coordinator at the event: Josée St-Pierre,

About CAMH
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada's largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital and a world-leading research centre in this field. CAMH combines clinical care, research, education, policy development and health promotion to help transform the lives of people affected by mental illness and addiction. CAMH is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto, and is a Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating Centre. For more information visit or

About Morneau Shepell
Morneau Shepell is the only human resources consulting and technology company that takes an integrated approach to employee assistance, health, benefits and retirement needs. The Company is the leading provider of employee and family assistance programs, the largest administrator of retirement and benefits plans and the largest provider of integrated absence management solutions in Canada. As a leader in strategic HR consulting and innovative pension design, the Company helps clients solve complex workforce problems and provides integrated productivity, health and retirement solutions.  Established in 1966, Morneau Shepell serves approximately 20,000 clients, ranging from small businesses to some of the largest corporations and associations. With more than 4,000 employees in offices across North America, Morneau Shepell provides services to organizations across Canada, in the United States and around the globe. Morneau Shepell is a publicly-traded company on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: MSI). For more information, visit

SOURCE Morneau Shepell Inc.

For further information: For the full list of 150 Leading Canadians for Mental Health visit To interview any of the honourees, please contact: Karen Cleveland, CAMH Foundation, 416.535.8501 x 30798,; Josée St-Pierre, Morneau Shepell, 514.392.7862,