Blog Archives

  • Healthy Workplace Month

    Wednesday, October 19, 2016

    The month of October (October 1-31) marks Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month, a web-based initiative that aims to “build awareness of the importance of workplace health for the short and long-term success of organizations and for the well-being of their employees.”1 With an approach that focuses on four components: Educate, Engage, Empower and...

  • Energizer: Conference Setting

    Wednesday, October 5, 2016

    You have heard it before: sitting is the new smoking. Increasingly, research is focusing on sedentary behaviour as a distinct risk factor for a number of chronic diseases including heart disease, type 2 diabetes and cancer as well as premature death. It seems that meeting, or exceeding, physical activity guidelines does not negate the amount of...