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It seemed like a simple question to ask my 24-year-old son who had come for Sunday dinner. “Where’s my Tupperware container you took last week?” What followed was a surprising story of life lessons on nature, compassion and traps.

Remember I told you...

During a critical event, some or all workers in an organization might be required to work at home for a period of time. This is not a business as normal situation. The duration of work at home may vary and may be unknown, depending on the nature of...

SPARKie Profile

Name: Ivy Lim-Carter

Organization: Movember

SPARK Year: 2014

URL: www.movember.com

“How do we Teach our Applicants about KT”?

Who could have thought that growing a...

Claiming that “I deal in knowledge,” isn’t always the wisest way to explain the need for Knowledge Translation (KT).

You see, after I finished grad school, I decided to intentionally “do” theory by throwing myself into front-line work. I was...

Civility and respect is correlated with the workplace factor of psychological protection.  They meet similar human needs.  When these factors are compromised, it can result in significant stress and can have tremendous impact on the energy...

Retail workers have been on front lines since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic keeping our necessities flowing.  These people are courageous.  They are putting themselves out among the public, many are serving hundreds of people every day, often...

In 2015, the Nova Scotia Trucking Safety Association (NSTSA) saw a trend that was happening in the industry. An association focused on saving lives and reducing the toll of workplace injuries, NSTSA noticed the amount of workplace injuries had...

In this webinar we will cover: Potential impact of emergencies and disasters, (COVID-19 in particular) on the  mental health of workers Worker mental health needs when dealing with emergencies and disasters, including infectious disease pandemics...

We know this is a challenging time for everyone.   As we navigate our experience with the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are struggling to adjust physically, psychologically, emotionally and financially to the sudden and widespread changes that have...

My last blog focused on the importance of checking in on others. As important as this is, the truth is we can’t continue to provide the best support to others unless we make sure we take care of ourselves first during these unique times.

But...

Mental Health Commission of Canada Interview with Christine Devine, Wellness Specialist, Michael Garron Hospital on sharing Best Practices for Supporting the Mental Health of Healthcare Workers During Covid-19.

As healthcare workers grapple...

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