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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 host Sherry Aske once a month for expert insights and practical tips from some of North America’s leading marketing professionals.

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