Coping through ‘Blue Monday’

On January 18th otherwise known as ‘Blue Monday’, Canada Life will be hosting a live, interactive webinar entitled:

Caring to cope through COVID: stories of giving and receiving support.

From 1pm EDT, expert panelists will share real-life experiences and offer helpful tips on key topics such as; Self-care, Family support and building encouragement in the workplace during these Covid-19 times.

No Registration is required, just click on the event link a bit before 1 p.m. on Jan. 18.

Note: This is a Microsoft Teams Live event. Make sure you’ve downloaded the Teams app before the webinar.


This event is also available with French interpretation.

For French interpretation, please mute your computer audio and call into:

844-304-8920 Canada (Toll free)
Phone Conference ID: 480 803 954#

Morneau Shepell mental health microsite is now live!

Morneau Shepell are proud to launch their new microsite! Depression and the pandemic: a deep dive.

Through articles, an infographic and a video, the microsite explores:

  • The relationship between COVID-19 and depression
  • How to deal with financial insecurity and debt stress
  • How physical activity can help with depression during the pandemic
  • Facing loneliness during the pandemic.

Continue reading “Morneau Shepell mental health microsite is now live!”

Love the ease of online claim submission? Act now so you don’t miss out.

When we can combine faster service with an environmental upside, it’s a no-brainer. With that in mind, Green Shield Canada (GSC) will be moving to a fully digital experience for claim payments later this year.

As of December 2020, in order to submit claims electronically on GSC’s Online Services site, you must have registered for direct deposit for your claim payments. Cheque payments will no longer be issued for claims submitted online. With this “greener,” contactless approach, you’ll receive your money from GSC faster, with payments conveniently deposited directly into your bank account. And you can rest assured that your personal banking information is totally secure.
Continue reading “Love the ease of online claim submission? Act now so you don’t miss out.”

LifeSpeak October Campaign: Mental Illness, Trauma, and Resilience

This months LifeSpeak campaign is all about fighting the stigma around mental health. 2020 has been a year of tremendous uncertainty and unrest which has put a significant strain on many people’s mental health. Each week throughout October, LifeSpeak will be focusing on various different topics such as eating disorders, digital addiction, mental illness and trauma, body positivity, achieving work-life balance, and much more. Continue reading “LifeSpeak October Campaign: Mental Illness, Trauma, and Resilience”

Find your silver lining in the COVID cloud – a new live, interactive webinar

We’re doing the best we can – and we’re learning more every day about how to do better. In the first webinar from Workplace Strategies for Mental Health by Canada Life, May the 4th be with you: flatten the anxiety curve, we talked about approaches that help us deal with mental health challenges brought on by the pandemic. Continue reading “Find your silver lining in the COVID cloud – a new live, interactive webinar”

A reminder to practise good mental health and wellness.

As we continue to work from home and deal with the effects of this pandemic, it is completely normal to feel anxious. In these times of high anxiety and stress, it is more important than ever to look after your mental health.

Here are some tips for practicing good mental health and wellness. Continue reading “A reminder to practise good mental health and wellness.”

Back to School Resources

This year many families are facing a lot of uncertainty with back to school with concerns ranging from getting used to new school routines and in-person interactions with teachers and peers. Our benefits partners want to provide as much support as possible during this time to help you and your families cope with the fear and anxiety associated with going back to school. Continue reading “Back to School Resources”

World Suicide Prevention Day – September 10

With individual’s increasing struggles with mental health concerns, this year more than ever it’s important to recognize World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10, 2020 to encourage greater awareness and conversation on the warning signs of suicide risk. These are challenging times we’re living in therefore Morneau Shepell has developed the following tip sheets for you to share with your family and friends. Continue reading “World Suicide Prevention Day – September 10”