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Morneau Shepell to share insights on Canada's anxiety epidemic at FEI Canada national conference

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Morneau Shepell to share insights on Canada's anxiety epidemic at FEI Canada national conference

Conference to feature presentations from prominent Canadians and industry thought leaders on business innovation

HALIFAX, June 7, 2018 /CNW/ - Organizations today are faced with many challenges as they adapt to the fast-paced landscape of modern business. New technologies, shifting demographics and flexible work policies are changing the traditional workplace and forcing companies to develop innovative strategies to stay ahead of the competition.

Financial Executives International (FEI) Canada will address these challenges and more at its 2018 national conference, held in Halifax from June 13-15, 2018. This year's event will bring together prominent Canadians and industry thought leaders to share innovative strategies to better equip today's financial leaders for the future. Keynote and panel presentations will focus on the theme "Oceans of Innovation," demonstrating various tools required to implement success in fast-paced and challenging work environments.

Morneau Shepell's Stephen Liptrap, president and chief and executive officer, and Queen's University's Dr. Kathryn Brohman will present during the session: The Power of Ideas – FEI Canada Talks on Thursday, June 14. Liptrap and Brohman will discuss the crucial role of effective leadership, strategy and execution in a dynamic world. More specifically, Liptrap will cover the anxiety epidemic, what the increase in mental health issues means for workplace productivity and how employers can adapt to meet the challenges of this trend.   

Morneau Shepell invites members of the media to attend the FEI Canada national conference to learn more about the importance of strong leadership and the increasing anxiety epidemic.

Event details


FEI Canada National Conference: The Power of Ideas – FEI Canada Talks


Thursday, June 14, 2018, 11:50 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. AT


Halifax Convention Centre, 1650 Argyle Street, Halifax, Map


The plenary session will feature the following speakers:



Stephen Liptrap, President and CEO, Morneau Shepell



Dr. Kathryn Brohman, PhD, Associate Professor, Smith School of Business, Queen's University


The event is open to media by invitation only. For more information, please visit

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: Heather MacDonald, Morneau Shepell,, 416.390.2625; Catherine Snider, Kaiser Lachance Communications,, 647.725.2520 x221