Two-thirds of Canadian households saving for retirement, census suggests

Sep 13, 2017

CTV News: Two-thirds of households are setting aside money for retirement, taking advantage of either a registered pension plan, an RRSP or a tax-free savings account.

Managing 'cognitive hygiene' can help employee mental health: White paper

Sep 13, 2017

Canadian Occupational Safety: If workplace stressors are left untreated, well-being and performance can suffer.

Employers looking to ‘DBification’ of DC plans as industry matures

Sep 13, 2017

Benefits Canada: As the defined contribution pension industry continues to mature, employers are considering ways to improve them by introducing elements of defined benefit plans, an industry expert told an event on Wednesday.

Assessing the impact of online therapy as digital health tools proliferate

Sep 13, 2017

Benefits Canada: As employees continue to seek new ways of accessing and using their benefits plans, a new study is aiming to further the development of one of the latest options, internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy.

ISSP impact studied

Sep 12, 2017

Benefits and Pension Monitor News: Morneau Shepell will partner with the Jed Foundation (JED), a national non-profit that exists to protect emotional health and prevent suicide for teens and young adults.

Medium-sized companies get top health scores in benchmark report

Sep 11, 2017

The Globe and Mail: The 2017 Employee Recommended Workplace Award Benchmark report shows that medium-sized companies have the highest scores for total health, followed by small companies and then large companies.

Spend time with your pet to reduce stress

Sep 7, 2017

The Globe and Mail: Do you have one relationship whose every interaction is non-judgemental and positive, where when you are struggling with your thoughts you can engage with this person and become more calm, clear and optimistic?

How to manage when work stress leads you to overeat

Aug 30, 2017

The Globe and Mail: When you're stressed, how often do you use food to help you feel better?...

Developing better coping skills and resiliency can improve employee health

Aug 25, 2017

The Insurance & Investment Journal: Developing better coping skills and resilience in the workplace can improve the health of employees, new research conducted by Morneau Shepell has found.

Returning to work poses greatest challenge once a strike ends

Aug 25, 2017 Nearly nine months after the end of a 13-week strike at the Peel Children's Aid Society in Ontario, the union that represents its workers says the workplace still needs healing...