Dear colleagues and friends,

October is an important month for physical and mental health awareness. Indeed, it is Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month and it highlights Mental Illness Awareness Week (October 2-9) and World Mental Health Day (October 10). To foster and nurture a culture of care at ECCC, we encourage you to take advantage of the resources created and the events organized this month:

Furthermore, the Canadian Innovation Centre for Mental Health in the Workplace is planning many more events this month that are pertinent to help take care of others and ourselves:

I encourage you to evaluate your mental health and to regularly consult the resources available to you:

Stay safe, stay well!


Waheed Khan

President, National Consultation Team