COR has once again received Canada’s Healthy Workplace Great Employer Award by Excellence Canada and Canada Life. We are so very proud of our COR family and tremendously grateful to everyone who has supported our effort in building a healthy workplace! Read about the award below:
Excellence Canada and Canada Life announce the 2020 Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month® Great Employers
TORONTO, Dec. 15, 2020 — Excellence Canada and Canada Life are pleased to announce the 2020 Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month® Great Employers. These organizations are being celebrated for their planning and actions to foster physically and psychologically safe and healthy workplaces, striving to continually improve across four main areas of focus, namely:
This involves helping employees develop and maintain healthy lifestyle practices, eat well, exercise, drop unhealthy or risky habits, and make optimal use of the healthcare system.
Mental Health and Workplace Culture
Culture is created, reinforced and sustained by ongoing patterns of relationships and communications that can have an important influence on psychological health and safety. The organizational culture reflects values that support mental health, such as trust, fairness, respect, diversity, inclusion and teamwork.
Aiming to reduce the risk of fatalities and workplace disabilities, this area of focus involves fully and continually addressing matters of occupational health and safety, including the possible impacts of new technologies, production changes, increasing demands on time, and cost containment measures.
Corporate Social Responsibility
The interrelationship between the community, the workplace and the employee can influence employee health and well-being, as well as the health and performance of the organization. CSR activities are often seen as voluntary, going above and beyond what is legislated or required.
This year’s recipients are, in alphabetical order:
|AGS Rehab Solutions Inc.||Mississauga||ON|
|AV Mechanical Inc.||Vaughan||ON|
|CanmetENERGY-Ottawa, Natural Resources Canada||Nepean||ON|
|Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario||Ottawa||ON|
|Collingwood General & Marine Hospital||Collingwood||ON|
|Connecting Care & Points West Living||Edmonton||AB|
|Creative Options Regina||Regina||SK|
|Health Standards Organization (HSO)||Ottawa||ON|
|Mary Berglund Community Health Centre Hub||Ignace||ON|
|Vancouver Island Brewing||Victoria||BC|
|Victoria Airport Authority||Sidney||BC|
Find out what it takes to be a Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month® Great Employer online.
Excellence Canada, an independent not-for-profit organization, would like to thank Canada Life for its generosity and support as the Presenting Sponsor of Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month®. Established by Excellence Canada over 20 years ago, Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month® is celebrated every October. Our website provides organizations with year-round resources, tools, and knowledge that they need to implement a long-term Healthy Workplace® strategy.