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The Voice


IABC Ottawa’s Premier Programming for Marketers, Communicators, and Creative Advertisers Everywhere

IABC Ottawa’s premier podcast for marketers, communicators, and creative advertisers. Join hosts Sarah Turnbull and Sherry Aske as they provide expert insights and practical tips with the help of some of North America’s leading marketing professionals.

Sarah Turnbull is a media professional based in Ottawa. She currently writes and produces for CTV News’ parliamentary bureau. Prior to this, Sarah helped launch a national podcast network under the banner of The 2020 Network, which hosted five shows focused on policy and current affairs.

Sherry Aske is a digital storyteller, podcast host, and former CBC Ottawa producer and journalist. She's now working as a communications and social media advisor for the public service.

May 1, 2020

COVID-19 is changing the way employers think about mental health. In honour of Mental Health Week, we talk to Dr. Bill Howatt, Chief of Research for Workplace Productivity at the Conference Board of Canada, about how the coronavirus is helping to reduce stigma around mental health in the workplace. He shares best practices for checking in with staff, colleagues and what employers can do to connect workers with quality resources.

Guest: Dr. Bill Howatt, Chief of Research, Workforce Productivity for the Conference Board of Canada. Dr. Howatt has been posting “daily video conversations about the impacts to our mental health as a result of these stressful and unprecedented times.” These are now available as podcasts on Spotify/iTunes
https://www.conferenceboard.ca/insights/covid-19