Monthly Archives: May 2016

Harnessing the Power of Mindset

Harnessing the Power of Mindset There's no question that stress, pressure to perform, distraction and diminishing attention spans are all taking their toll in the workplace. According to The Quality of Life @ Work study conducted by Harvard Business Review and The Energy Project, 59% of workers are physically depleted, emotionally drained, mentally distracted and…
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Bruce Power Duncan Hawthorne Tribute

After more than 25 years in the Power Engineering Business, and as a leader in the North America's nuclear sector, Duncan Hawthorne, President & CEO of Bruce Power, is set to retire. As a steadfast advocate for creating healthy and safe workplaces, he set the bar high in his own organization and challenged leaders in every sector across the province and across Canada to do the same.

Duncan was the driving force behind the original CEO Health and Safety Leadership Charter and most recently helped to build the CEO H+S Leadership Network in Ontario. At our CEO Roundtable Event in October of 2015 Duncan, who was our guest speaker, said "There has never been a business book written on how to regulate your way to excellence. Excellence demands active leadership and commitment to safety that places it above all other goals." We wish Duncan a very happy retirement and we thank him for all that he has done to create a culture of Health & Safety in Ontario.

Ontario MOL urges C-suite to focus on mental health

Kevin Flynn, Ontario's minister of labour, is calling on senior leadership to treat psychological safety the same as physical safety within their organizations. 29 April 2016 "I need you to take mental health in the workplace as seriously as you take health and safety. I need you to put firm and very concrete plans in…
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