Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month 2021 – Feel Great at Work!
The 21st Annual Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month® (CHWM) is a four-week celebration designed to introduce workplace health to organizations and support those that are already promoting healthy workplaces.
Goodbye Old Normal, Hello New…Renaissance!
Senior leaders with Excellence Canada came together in Summer 2021 to share insights, concerns, questions, and even profound optimism as a key question that was posed: what will the post-pandemic reality be in your organization?
Excellence Pays off on the Stock Market Long Term – 2021
Excellence Pays off! – To see if there is any link between a commitment to Excellence and stock price, Excellence Canada tracks the stock performance for all of the Canada Awards for Excellence (CAE) recipients who are traded on a stock market. Once again in 2021, if you look at the collective return for all of the recipients between 1984 and 2021…
Organizations committed to improving employee mental health can now be guided by two pioneers
The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) and Excellence Canada are joining forces to support employers wishing to implement the National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace (the Standard).
Excellence Canada announces the recipients of the 2021 Canadian Business Excellence Awards for Private Businesses
Excellence Canada is pleased to announce that, at the fifth annual Canadian Business Excellence Awards for Private Businesses, 26 Canadian organizations will be receiving the Canadian Businesses Excellence Awards for clearly demonstrating a strategic approach to successfully improving business performance and achieving goals, with a focus on the following three key performance areas: Delighted Customers; Engaged Employees; and Innovation.
Subject Line: Are you ready for a drink?
Given the interesting times we’re living in, you could be forgiven for thinking of adult beverages when you read the subject line. But what I’m referring to is that old adage, “You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink.”
‘Together, we can improve lives’: Excellence Canada releases Workplace Mental Health Essentials Toolkit to coincide with Mental Health Awareness Month
Excellence Canada, a pioneer in workplace mental health strategy and solutions, is pleased to announce that they are offering their Workplace Mental Health Essentials Toolkit at no cost to all employers in Canada.
The Employee Experience, and why it should be your top priority in 2021
For the majority of organizations, the customer’s experience is priority number one. In today’s world, options are plentiful, and if a customer’s experience is not seamless they will simply go elsewhere. As a result, strategy and resources are dedicated to retaining customers, reducing attrition, and attracting new customers.
Excellence Canada Announces New Organizational Excellence Standard
Excellence Canada, an independent not-for-profit corporation, announced today its newest standard: the Organizational Excellence Standard (OES). Through the OES, Excellence Canada sets the bar for performance excellence and wellness in today’s dynamic work environment.
Calling all Business Excellence Award Winners and Applicants
Our Friends at the Centre for Organizational Excellence Research in New Zealand are doing some interesting research that Canada Awards for Excellence recipient organizations might be interested in.
Maintaining Happiness at Work as We Fight the Covid-19 Threat
Your immediate organizational priorities and needs have changed dramatically during this pandemic. Normal is pretty much out the window. Things like quarantining, self-isolation, and social-distancing have become topics that dominate agendas of our online staff...
Walking the Talk: Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace
Canada Order of Excellence Recipient The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) is no stranger to walking the talk when it comes to psychological health and safety in the workplace. Our dedication to building a mentally healthy workplace coincided with the...
Building a Healthy Workplace
Canada Order of Excellence Recipient By Mary Deacon While I’ve worked in mental health since 2010 I became passionate about it long before that, when my youngest brother David, a gifted, outgoing and popular young man in his final year of medical school, died by...