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On November 2, 2017, join the Ontario Workplace Health Coalition for our Annual General Meeting and Breakfast Networking Event: Changing the Conversation - A Different Perspective on Workplace Health: Social Responsibility and Improving Diabetes/Chronic Disease

  • Hear from CivicAction - which engages companies and other community stakeholders to collaborate on improving the GTA/Hamilton's social, economic and environmental future. CivicAction will also discuss its strategic priority and MindsMatter initiative around improving the mental health of workers, plus
  • Learn more about the impact of diabetes in the workplace. See the results from motivactionTM, a novel, outcomes-focused approach featuring a 6-month workplace initiative and research pilot study funded by AstraZeneca Canada - comprising 11 Canadian employers - aimed at helping employees understand and better manage their diabetes risk through a comprehensive, risk-based assessment and patient education model.
Our speakers will be:
Linda Weichel-, VP, Initiatives | CivicAction
Linda Lewis-Daly, Managing Director, Lewis-Daly and Associates Workplace Wellness Solutions, & Allan Smofsky, Managing Director, Smofsky Strategic Planning, who comprised part of the core team that conducted the motivactionTM study
After break we will rotate through:
  • An interactive session to determine how to apply our new knowledge to our workplace health planning.
  • Vendor Fair - back by popular demand
Time to network and collect many more ideas for your workplace health planning.
The OWHC Annual General Meeting (AGM) will follow

CivicAction invites you to take a few minutes to complete the free online MindsMatter assessment at www.mindsmatter.civicaction.ca., and assess how well your workplace supports mental health. You will receive a confidential email with three simple actions to better support your workers' mental health, with links to examples and other resources.

For more information and to purchase tickets go to: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/changing-the-conversation-a-different-perspective-on-workplace-health-social-responsibility-and-tickets-38465502353

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OWHC is supported by    Workplace Safety & Prevention Services - A Health & Safety Ontario Partner    and    CCOHS - Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety