Feds strive to become leader in workplace mental health

Former Finance Minister Michael Wilson named special advisor on mental health
By David Brown
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 03/03/2005

In a bid to make the federal government a paragon of workplace mental health, Ottawa has appointed former Finance Minister Michael Wilson special advisor on mental health in the federal government workplace.

“(The federal government is) the largest employer in the country, and we need to be sure that we are the leader in mental health workplace issues,” Minister of Health Ujjal Dosanjh told

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