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Invest in employee mental health, give your business a competitive edge

By Michael Wilson and Perrin Beatty      

Canadian businesses are increasingly looking at meaningful ways to address these challeneges. The good news is that the best path forward makes not only good business-sense but also good people-sense.

That is where 338 Conversations comes into play. This critical effort is to encourage all 338 MPs, pictured Dec. 12, 2018, and their local Chambers of Commerce to bring the mental health conversation to Canadians where they spend most of their waking hours: at work, write Michael Wilson and Perrin Beatty. Photograph courtesy of House of Commons Twitter

In today’s global economy, if Canadian businesses are to enjoy a competitive edge, they need to dig deep and look inward. With Canadian wages among the highest in the OECD, the rising cost of electricity, and a protectionist stance from our closest trading partner, we need to get creative to achieve economic success.

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