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The Council on Workplace Health and Wellness offers its members an extensive networking opportunity through three meetings per year. Meetings are held on a confidential off-the-record basis and give members an opportunity to share best practices, exchange information and to learn from leading experts.

Upcoming Meeting

May 28-29, 2015
Fredericton, NB
Meeting Theme: The Healthy Brain at Work

Past Meetings

March 10-11, 2015
Toronto, ON
Meeting Theme: The Respectful Workplace

  • Agenda (coming soon)

November 27-28, 2014
Calgary, AB
Meeting Theme: Fit at Work - Promoting Physical Activity and Reducing Sedentary Behaviour in the Workplace

May 6-7, 2014
Ottawa, ON
Meeting Theme: “Nudging” Toward a Culture of Wellness

March 6-7, 2014
Toronto, ON
Meeting Theme: Running on Empty: Stress, Burnout, and Fatigue Management in the Workplace

Other Meeting Themes

  • Influence, Power, and Culture: The Wellness Leader as Catalyst
  • Driving Employee Engagement through our Workplace Wellness Programs
  • Building a Psychologically Safe Workplace: Practical Approaches to Success
  • Health and Wellness for a Diverse Workforce
  • Driving Healthy Change: Leveraging Technology to Harness the Wellness
  • Beyond Health Risk Assessments: Promoting Organizational and Individual Accountability for Wellness
  • Workplace Health Management: a Strategic Function in Organizations
  • Chronic Illness Prevention and Management
  • Attracting, Retaining, and Engaging the Mature Workforce: Implications for Organizational Health Management
  • Workload, Workplace Stress, and Employee Wellbeing
  • The Bottom Line on Work-Life Quality
  • Getting Buy-In to Employee Health: Lessons from Social Marketing
  • Mental Health and Addictions
  • Building an Effective Business Case for Health and Wellness


CWHW Meeting Calendar

May 28-29, 2015
Fredericton, NB

October 13-14, 2015
Ottawa, ON

March 3-4, 2016
Toronto, ON

May 26-27, 2016
Victoria, BC

Featured Reports

Wellness Metrics in Action—Desjardins Group: Impressive Return on Investments in Wellness
Version française )
Case Study by Louise Chénier
The Conference Board of Canada, 6 pages, August 2012

Wellness Metrics in Action—Marine Atlantic: Employee-Driven Programs 
Version française )
Case Study by Crystal Hoganson
The Conference Board of Canada, 4 pages, August 2012

Featured Video

Building Mentally Healthy Workplaces
Karla Thorpe, Director at The Conference Board of Canada, discusses the impact of mental health issues in Canadian workplaces. This video shares quotes from employees with mental health issues who were interviewed during a 2011 Conference Board study on mental health in the workplace.