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Morneau Shepell opens crisis line to support those affected by incident at Yonge Street and Finch Avenue

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Morneau Shepell opens crisis line to support those affected by incident at Yonge Street and Finch Avenue

Company's 24/7 crisis hotline available now to those in need: 1.844.751.2133

TORONTO, April 23, 2018 /CNW/ - Morneau Shepell has opened its bilingual crisis support hotline to help anyone affected by the tragic incident involving a number of pedestrians in North York, Toronto on Monday, April 23, 2018.

"Our deepest sympathies are with the families and loved ones of those who lost their lives, and our thoughts continue to be with those impacted by today's events," said Stephen Liptrap, president and chief executive officer, Morneau Shepell. "We know many people will be searching for ways to cope with the realities of this incident and, as such, we have opened our 24/7 bilingual crisis hotline. We are here to help and encourage those seeking support to reach out."

Morneau Shepell's national 24/7 crisis support line offers professional emotional support, in both of Canada's official languages, to anyone in crisis. When calling the crisis line, individuals receive crisis counselling support and/or referral to community resources. Anyone affected by the incident in Toronto can reach the crisis support line at 1.844.751.2133.

The Company's employee assistance program is also available to existing clients through the designated toll-free number or by visiting

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 - Employee & Family Assistance Programs

For further information: Cathren Ronberg, Morneau Shepell, 416.407.1202,; Catherine Snider, Kaiser Lachance Communications,, 416.419.8333