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Morneau Shepell’s clients selected as finalists at 2019 Workplace Benefits Awards

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Morneau Shepell’s clients selected as finalists at 2019 Workplace Benefits Awards

Leading organizations recognized by Benefits Canada for strides in improving employee well-being

TORONTO, October 17, 2019 – Morneau Shepell is proud to announce that eight of its clients have been selected as finalists in Benefits Canada’s 2019 Workplace Benefits Awards. This year, finalists include Scotiabank in the absence management and diversity programs categories; 3M, IBM Canada and Ontario Power Generation in the mental health category; City of Mississauga in health and wellness over 1,000 employees; Franklin Templeton Investments Canada in health and wellness under 1,000 employees; DHL Supply Chain in pension plan communications; and WSP Canada Inc. in benefits plan communications.

"Employee well-being is one of the most important factors to a successful business and we’re so proud to see our clients’ continued efforts to improve the well-being of their people,” said Stephen Liptrap, president and chief executive officer, Morneau Shepell. “These awards are a great reminder of the leading-edge work organizations are doing to improve the health of Canadian employees.”

The annual awards recognize organizations demonstrating industry-leading support for their employees’ physical, mental and financial well-being. Winners were recognized at an awards luncheon held on October 17 at the Arcadian Loft in Toronto. Among Morneau Shepell’s clients, Scotiabank, Franklin Templeton Investments Canada and WSP Canada Inc. were named winners in their respective categories. Morneau Shepell was the platinum sponsor of the awards.

“We’re impressed by the increasing level of quality we continue to see in the nominations for the Workplace Benefits Awards every year,” said Jennifer Paterson, editor, Benefits Canada. “Each year is stronger than the last. This year, we had almost 100 nominations and records set in a number of categories. We’re proud to honour these organizations and to have the support from our sponsors, including Morneau Shepell.  All of the organizations recognized this year should be extremely proud of their success in supporting employee wellness and improving productivity in the workplace.”

About Morneau Shepell

Morneau Shepell is the leading provider of technology-enabled HR services that delivers an integrated approach to well-being through our cloud-based platform. Our focus is providing everything our clients need to support the mental, physical, social and financial well-being of their people. By improving lives, we improve business. Our approach spans services in employee and family assistance, health and wellness, recognition, pension and benefits administration, retirement and benefits consulting, actuarial and investment services. Morneau Shepell employs approximately 6,000 employees who work with some 24,000 client organizations that use our services in 162 countries. Morneau Shepell is a publicly traded company on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: MSI). For more information, visit

For further information: Heather MacDonald, Morneau Shepell, 855-622-3327,