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Partner Profiles

The Better Workplace Conference 2017Oct 24–26, 2017 Toronto

Thank you to all our generous sponsors for their contribution to our 2017 event! To learn more about exclusive sponsor benefits, please contact Tracie Jones at 613-862-1566 or by e-mail, or visit our Sponsorship Benefits page.

Joint Strategic Partners

Lundbeck Canada Inc. logo

Every minute of every day, the billions of cells in our brains send and receive signals that influence everything, from the memories we form to the emotions we feel. By studying the brain, Lundbeck hopes to better understand the underlying mechanisms of brain disease. The human brain is fascinating and at Lundbeck our fascination started almost a century ago. As one of the only pharmaceutical companies in the world solely dedicated and entirely focused on treatments for brain disease, we have developed and marketed leading medicines for alcohol dependence, depression, anxiety, psychosis, epilepsy, Huntington’s, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases. Over the years, millions of people have been treated with our therapies and while it is complex and challenging to develop improved treatments for brain disease, we will maintain our focus. In this same year that we are celebrating our 100 year anniversary globally we are also celebrating 20 years in Canada where we have always been dedicated to mental illnesses and are now emerging as a provider of healthcare solutions in oncology. We are committed to making improvements in these areas and this belief drives us to constantly challenge the status quo because people living with brain diseases and cancer deserve better.

Mental Health Commission of Canada logo

The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) is a catalyst for improving the mental health system and changing the attitudes and behaviours of Canadians around mental health issues. Through its unique mandate from Health Canada, the MHCC brings together leaders and organizations from across the country to accelerate these changes.

Major Partner

Sun Life Financial logo

Sun Life Financial is a leading international financial services organization providing a diverse range of insurance, wealth and asset management solutions to individuals and corporate Clients. Sun Life Financial has operations in a number of markets worldwide, including Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Japan, Indonesia, India, China, Australia, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia and Bermuda. As of December 31, 2016, Sun Life Financial had total assets under management of $903 billion. For more information please visit

Participating Sponsors

Courage Group International logo

Donna Clark, Marquis Bureau, and Michelle Cooper are Leadership Partners of Courage Group International. Our expertise is grounded in extensive work experience in leadership positions in government, higher education, health care. Our clients cross many sectors. The approach we use is agile and adaptive to the context of any client and works with the expertise and wisdom within. It is ideally suited to assist organizations and the people in them to lead and succeed in complex environments.

DriverCheck logo

As Canada's Fitness for Duty experts, DriverCheck's top priority is the safety of your staff and workplace. Since its inception in 1996, DriverCheck has grown to become the leading provider of medical testing and assessments in the country. Physician-owned and operated, DriverCheck strives to provide superior medicine and best practices in all medical testing. Currently, DriverCheck serves over 5,700 employers, with access to over 1,000 testing facilities strategically located across the country, providing easy access to all medical services. DriverCheck conducts over 240,000 medical tests annually in a variety of industries including medical, transportation, oil & gas, mining, construction and forestry. Our diverse service offerings include alcohol and drug testing, fatigue management, occupational health and injury management programs.

To learn more about DriverCheck, visit or call 1 (800) 463-4310.

Great-West Life logo

Great-West Life Centre for Mental Health in the Workplace logo

Great-West Life: Celebrating a decade of advancing workplace mental health: Over the past 10 years, the Great-West Life Centre for Mental Health in the Workplace (the Centre) has had the privilege of working with likeminded organizations, including the Conference Board of Canada, to improve workplace mental health for all Canadians.

All of the Centre's tools and resources are available in English and French to anyone, anywhere, at no cost, on the Centre's website at The Centre was established in 2007 as part of Great-West Life's commitment to enriching communities across Canada.

Benevity logo

Benevity, Inc., a certified B Corporation, is the global leader in online workplace giving, matching, volunteering and community investment software. Many of the world's most iconic brands rely on Spark, Benevity's award-winning Cloud solution, to power corporate "Goodness Programs" that attract, retain and engage today's diverse workforce by connecting people to the causes that matter to them.

Homewood Health logo

Homewood Health has been Canada’s leader in mental health and addiction services since 1883. Our complete continuum of services includes organizational wellness, assistance programs, assessments, outpatient and inpatient treatment, recovery management, return to work and family support services, customized to meet the specialized needs of individuals and organizations. Homewood Health is redefining mental health and addiction services to help Canadians live healthier, more productive and more fulfilling lives.

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