Skip to main content
Media Advisory - Morneau Shepell to announce new research findings at its 7th annual workplace mental health summit in Toronto

A transformational journey. LifeWorks becomes TELUS Health. Visit our About Us page to learn more.

Corporate / Mental Health / Canada

Media Advisory - Morneau Shepell to announce new research findings at its 7th annual workplace mental health summit in Toronto

Employers Connect 2018 will be held in eight cities across the country

TORONTO, Jan. 24, 2018 /CNW/ - Managing employee stress and mental health continues to be top of mind for Canadian employers. Morneau Shepell's latest survey on workplace mental health found that organizational stress is the highest source of stress for all workers, presenting strong correlations to employee retention.

At Employers Connect, Morneau Shepell will reveal its in-depth research findings and share insights from leading Canadian employers and Olympians on how organizations can best manage workplace stress and address the growing need to support employee well-being.

Morneau Shepell invites members of the media to attend Employers Connect and be among the first to hear the new research.

Toronto Event Details


Employers Connect 2018, 7th annual workplace mental health summit


Wednesday, January 31, 2018, from 7:30 to 10:00 a.m. ET (presentations begin at 8:30 a.m.)


Arcadian Court, Simpson Tower, 401 Bay St, 8th Floor, Toronto, Map


Employers Connect Toronto will feature the following speakers:

Zahid Salman, Executive Vice President, Ontario and Western Canada, Morneau Shepell

Paula Allen, Vice President, Research and Integrative Solutions, Morneau Shepell

Cheryl Vanditelli, Senior Manager, Customer Experience, Scotiabank


Rita Apa, Senior Director, Human Resources, McCarthy Tetrault LLP


Stacey Kennedy, Program Director, Mental Health Initiative, The Co-operators Group Limited

Monica Warnell, Manager, Total Rewards, Bruce Power

Ben Titley, Head Coach, Swimming Canada High Performance Centre – Ontario


This event is open to media and Morneau Shepell clients by invitation only.

Employers Connect events are being held across the country in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto and Halifax on January 31, in Edmonton on February 15, in Montreal on February 21, in Quebec City on March 21 and in Ottawa on April 4. To join the conversation online, tweet us @Morneau_Shepell #EmployersConnect2018 #MentalHealth.

About Morneau Shepell's Workplace Mental Health Services and Expertise
Morneau Shepell has been a leader in workplace mental health for more than 30 years developing fulsome, innovative strategies and solutions that help management teams improve the productivity and performance of their organizations by creating psychologically healthy workplaces. With mental health being the single most significant driver of disability absence costs, Morneau Shepell offers best-in-class absence and disability management solutions and is currently offering consulting services to support leading organizations implement the new National Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace, introduced in 2013. Morneau Shepell is the Canadian or global first to market within a number of areas including a global expatriate EAP, mental health in the workplace training for managers, return-to-work facilitation and workplace harassment solutions, among many others.

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: and to RSVP, please contact: Catherine Snider, Kaiser Lachance Communications,, 647.725.2520 x212; Heather MacDonald, Morneau Shepell,, 416.390.2625