With Canada in the midst of the third wave of COVID-19 and variants of concern accelerating, Canadian businesses want to see a plan to get us all back on track and make this lockdown our country’s last.
Twenty-one new organizations support and promote WellCan™, a free hub of digital resources to support Canadians’ mental well-being
TORONTO, April 20, 2020 – Twenty-one new organizations have joined as partners in support of WellCan™, a free collection of digital resources to support the mental health of all Canadians during COVID-19. Through the growing collaboration of organizations, WellCan™ addresses challenges brought on by COVID-19 through an extensive database of information.
The new corporate partners include Lumino Health by Sun Life, CGI, Globe and Mail, BMO Financial Group, RBC, Hydro One, Corus Entertainment, Pfizer, IAMGold, Purolator, Baylis Medical, Hyundai Canada, HRPA, Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Starbucks, Canadian Olympic Committee, OPG and CIBC. New community partners include Revivre, Fondation Jeunes en Tete and Humane Canada.
“We are impressed to see organizations across numerous sectors recognizing the importance of Canadians’ mental health and joining forces to provide support during this uncertain time,” said Stephen Liptrap, president and chief executive officer, Morneau Shepell. “Canadian business leaders are committed to providing Canadians with the support they need to navigate the challenges of COVID-19. We’re proud to be part of this important initiative and look forward to continue expanding the network by bringing more likeminded partners onboard.”
WellCan™ was launched on April 6, 2020 as the result of a collaboration between corporate partners Canada Life, Sun Life and Bell Canada/Bell Let’s Talk and Morneau Shepell, along with community and public sector partners WE, jack.org, Strongest Families Institute, EHN Canada and Mental Health Commission of Canada. WellCan™ is a single point of contact for Canadians who are looking for information on mental health and where they can find free mental health resources in the community.
About Morneau Shepell
Morneau Shepell is the leading provider of technology-enabled HR services that deliver an integrated approach to employee well-being through our cloud-based platform. Our focus is providing world-class solutions to our clients 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 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 morneaushepell.com.