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Healthy and Productive Work Initiative—Partnership Grants

November 2017 Competition Awards


Applicant Monique Gignac University of Toronto
Co-applicants Aaron Thompson University of Toronto
Arif Jetha McMaster University
Curtis Breslin Seneca College for Applied Arts and Technology
Dorcas Beaton Institute for Work and Health
Dwayne Van Eerd Institute for Work and Health
Emile Tompa McMaster University
Emma Irvin Institute for Work and Health
Joy MacDermid Western University
Peter Smith University of Toronto
Renée-Louise Franche Simon Fraser University
Ron Saunders University of Toronto
William Shaw University of Connecticut Health Center
Partners Association canadienne pour la santé mentale Toronto, ON
Crohn et Colite Canada Toronto, ON
Institute for Work and Health Toronto, ON
Mindful Employer Canada Waterdown, ON
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada Toronto, ON
Ontario Ministry of Labour Toronto, ON
Realize Toronto, ON
The Arthritis Society Toronto, ON
The Great-West Life Assurance Co. Winnipeg, MB
Title Accommodating and communicating about episodic disabilities (ACED): A partnership to deliver workplace tools and resources to sustain the employment of people with chronic, episodic conditions
Duration 5 years
Funding $537,639.00

Applicant Sally Lindsay Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
Co-applicants Amir Karmali Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
Angela Colantonio University of Toronto
Brent Lyons York University
Gabriella Carafa Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
Jennifer Stinson Hospital for Sick Children Toronto
Joanne Leck Ottawa University
Mahadeo Sukhai The Canadian National Institute for the Blind
Nadine Sunarich Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
Nicole Thomson Sinai Health System
Sandra Moll McMaster University
Tina Sarkar-Thompson The Canadian National Institute for the Blind
Winny Shen University of Waterloo
Collaborators Donna Barker University of Toronto
Donna Chisholm-Cross Canadian Hearing Society
Zenee Maceda United Food and Commercial Workers
Partners Ability Online Support Network Etobicoke, ON
Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work Toronto, ON
Deloitte Toronto, ON
Dolphin Digital Technologies Kingston, ON
Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital Toronto, ON
National Disability Mentoring Coalition Edgewater, MD
National Educational Association of Disabled Students Ottawa, ON
Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Ontario Toronto, ON
The Canadian National Institute for the Blind Toronto, ON
Hospital for Sick Children Toronto Toronto, ON
Unison Health and Community Services Toronto, ON
Title Partners for enhancing healthy and productive work for young men and women with disabilities
Duration 5 years
Funding $625,000.00

Applicant Rachelle Hole The University of British Columbia
Co-applicants Alyssa Wise Simon Fraser University
Cameron Crawford Ryerson University
Joan Bottorff The University of British Columbia
Jonathan Corbett The University of British Columbia
José Domene University of New Brunswick
Kathleen Martin Ginis The University of British Columbia
Leyton Schnellert The University of British Columbia
Michael Prince University of Victoria
Richard Young The University of British Columbia
Robert Williamson Simon Fraser University
Steven Barnes The University of British Columbia
Timothy Stainton The University of British Columbia
Collaborators Aaron Johannes Douglas College
Jennifer Christianson-Barker Pacific Autism Family Centre
Michael Bach Ryerson University
Partners BC Centre for Employment Excellence Vancouver, BC
BC Employment Network Delta, BC
BC People First Society New Westminster, BC
British Columbia Aboriginal Network on Disability Society Victoria, BC
British Columbia Council of Administrators of Special Education Nelson, BC
Canadian Association for Community Living Toronto, ON
Community Living British Columbia Vancouver, BC
Easter Seals BC and Yukon Vancouver, BC
Family Support Institute of BC New Westminster, BC
Inclusion BC New Westminster, BC
Ministry of Children and Family Development Victoria, BC
Pacific Autism Family Network Richmond, BC
Simon Fraser University Burnaby, BC
University of New Brunswick Fredericton, NB
Title Transitioning youth with disabilities and employment (TYDE)
Duration 5 years
Funding $589,561.00

Applicant Allison Williams McMaster University
Co-applicants Amiram Gafni McMaster University
Andrea Doucet Brock University
Bharati Sethi King's University College, Western University
Donna Lero University of Guelph
Jenny Ploeg McMaster University
Linda Duxbury Carleton University
Li Wang McMaster University
Maureen Markle-Reid McMaster University
Peter Kitchen McMaster University
Ruta Valaitis McMaster University
Sue Yeandle University of Sheffield
Collaborators Elizabeth Wigfull Mental Health Commission of Canada
Geneviève Gosselin Employment and Social Development Canada
June Corman Brock University
Karen Hilston Fort Erie Native Friendship Centre
Lynda Brown Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety
Madeleine Starr Carers UK
Paul Holyoke Saint Elizabeth Health Care
Rickey Greene Other/Unknown
Susan Fyke Fort Erie Native Friendship Centre
Partners Bayshore HealthCare Mississauga ON
Canadian Cancer Society Toronto, ON
Canadian Home Care Association Mississauga ON
Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association Ottawa, ON
Canadian Human Rights Commission Ottawa, ON
Carers Australia Australia
Carleton University Ottawa, ON
Conference Board du Canada Ottawa, ON
Cross Cultural Learner Centre London, ON
CSA Group Toronto, ON
Habanero Consulting Group Vancouver, BC
King's University College, Western University London, ON
London InterCommunity Health Centre London, ON
Merrymount Children's Centre London, ON
Mount Saint Vincent University Halifax, NS
Nokee Kwe London, ON
Public Services Health & Safety Association Toronto, ON
Télé-université Quebec, QC
Unifor Toronto, ON
University of Guelph Guelph ON
University of Sheffield United Kingdom
Vanier Institute of the Family Ottawa, ON
WIL Employment Connections London, ON
Title Mobilizing a caregiver-friendly workplace standard: A partnership approach
Duration 5 years
Funding $624,610.00

Applicant Katherine Lippel Ottawa University
Co-applicants Anne Hudon University of Waterloo
Barbara Neis Memorial University of Newfoundland
Daniel Côté Université de Montréal
Ellen MacEachen University of Waterloo
Janet McLaughlin Wilfrid Laurier University
Jenna Hennebry Wilfrid Laurier University
Louise St-Arnaud Université Laval
Mariève Pelletier Institut national de santé publique du Québec
Michael Haan Western University
Mircea Vultur Institut national de la recherche scientifique
Rachel Cox Université du Québec à Montréal
Roch Lafrance Union des travailleuses et travailleurs accidentés ou malades
Stephanie Premji McMaster University
Sylvie Gravel Université du Québec à Montréal
Partners Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services Toronto, ON
Canadian Labour Congress Ottawa, ON
Canadian Union of Public Employees Montréal, QC
Industrial Accident Victims Group of Ontario Toronto, ON
Institut national de santé publique du Québec Montréal, QC
McMaster University Hamilton, ON
Memorial University of Newfoundland St. John's, NL
Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour St. John's, NL
Office of the Employer Adviser Toronto, ON
Office of the Worker Adviser Toronto, ON
Western University London, ON
Union des travailleuses et travailleurs accidentés ou malades Montréal, QC
Université du Québec à Montréal Montréal, QC
Université Laval Quebec, QC
University of Waterloo Waterloo, ON
Wilfrid Laurier University Waterloo, ON
Title Policy and practice in return to work after work injury: Challenging circumstances and innovative solutions
Duration 5 years
Funding $623,304.00

Applicant Charles Bellemare Université Laval
Co-applicants Ann Beaton Université de Moncton
Bertrand Achou Université Laval
Charles Gaucher Université de Moncton
Clermont Dionne Université Laval
Guy Lacroix Université Laval
Louise Duchesne Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Marie Laberge Université de Montréal
Marion Goussé Université Laval
Normand Boucher Centre interdisciplinaire de recherche en réadaptation et intégration sociale
Sabine Kröger Université Laval
Sylvain Letscher Université du Québec à Rimouski
Partners Alliance des centres-conseils en emploi Montréal, QC
Centre interuniversitaire de recherche en analyse des organisations Montréal, QC
Groupe TAQ Quebec, QC
HEC Montréal Montréal, QC
Ministère du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Solidarité sociale Quebec, QC
Regroupement des organismes spécialisés pour l'emploi des personnes handicapées Montréal, QC
Société Logique Montréal, QC
Title Disability, employment, and public policies initiative
Duration 5 years
Funding $514,260

Applicant Ivy Bourgeault Ottawa University
Co-applicants Carlos Quiñonez University of Toronto
Cecilia Benoit University of Victoria
Christine Covell University of Alberta
Darlene Himick Ottawa University
Elena Neiterman University of Waterloo
Emily Marshall Dalhousie University
Francine de Montigny Université du Québec en Outaouais
Janet Mantler Carleton University
Jelena Atanackovic Ottawa University
Kara Arnold Memorial University of Newfoundland
Kellie Thiessen University of Manitoba
Kevin Kelloway Saint Mary's University
Kristen Ferguson Nipissing University
Laurent Lapierre Ottawa University
Lindsay Hedden The University of British Columbia
Mariam Stitou Ottawa University
Mario Brondani The University of British Columbia
Mélanie Lavoie-Tremblay McGill University
Merridee Bujaki Carleton University
Nicole Power Memorial University of Newfoundland
Sarah Simkin Ottawa University
Sheri Price Dalhousie University
Tracey Adams Western University
Collaborators Christine Sprigg University of Sheffield
Jane Sandall King's College London
Robert Klassen University of York
Rosalind Searle University of Glasgow
Partners Alberta Health Edmonton, AB
Alberta Union of Provincial Employees Edmonton, AB
Association of Ontario Midwives Toronto, ON
Canadian Association of Midwives Montréal, QC
Canadian Dental Association Ottawa, ON
Canadian Health Leadership Network Ottawa, ON
Canadian Institute for Health Information Ottawa, ON
Canadian Medical Association Ottawa, ON
Canadian Nurses Association Ottawa, ON
Canadian Teachers' Federation Ottawa, ON
Carleton University Ottawa, ON
Chartered Professional Accountants Canada Toronto, ON
College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta Edmonton, AB
Dalhousie University Halifax, NS
Health Canada Ottawa, ON
HealthCareCAN Ottawa, ON
Memorial University of Newfoundland St. John's, NL
Mental Health Commission of Canada Ottawa, ON
Nipissing University North Bay ON
Nova Scotia Nurses' Union Dartmouth, NS
Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation Toronto, ON
Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario Toronto, ON
Resident Doctors of Canada Ottawa, ON
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Ottawa, ON
Statistics Canada Ottawa, ON
The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada Ottawa, ON
The Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions Ottawa, ON
University of Alberta Edmonton, AB
Vanier Institute of the Family Ottawa, ON
Title Healthy professional/knowledge workers: Examining the gendered nature of mental health issues, leaves of absence and return to work experiences from a comparative perspective
Duration 5 years
Funding $625,000

Applicant Sarah de Leeuw University of Northern British Columbia
Co-applicant Margo Greenwood University of Northern British Columbia
Collaborators Carolyn Holmes Two Rivers Gallery
Carrie Anne Vanderhoop The University of British Columbia
David Snadden The University of British Columbia
David Williams Northern Health Authority
Donna Atkinson National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health
Joyce Zazulak McMaster University
Julia Petrasek MacDonald Northern Health Authority
Muneerah Kassam Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research
Pat Camp The University of British Columbia
Sarah Hunt The University of British Columbia
Terri-Leigh Aldred The University of British Columbia
Partners Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Vancouver, BC
National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health Prince George, BC
Northern Health Authority Prince George, BC
Two Rivers Gallery Prince George, BC
Title Cultural agility in Northern BC's healthcare system: Increasing Indigenous employment participation and responsiveness to Indigenous well-being
Duration 5 years
Funding $579,761.00

Applicant Laurie Gottlieb McGill University
Co-applicants Bruce Gottlieb McGill University
Christina Clausen McGill University
Joanna Anneke Rummens University of Toronto
Kathleen Boies Concordia University
Marilyn Ballantyne Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
Mélanie Lavoie-Tremblay McGill University
Pamela Hubley Hospital for Sick Children Toronto
Steven High Concordia University
Collaborators Annie Chevrier McGill University
Geneviève Ménard Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux de l'Ouest-de-l'Île-de-Montréal
Lisa Ashley Canadian Nurses Association
Marie-Claire Richer Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux de l'Ouest-de-l'Île-de-Montréal
Maryam Wagner McGill University
Renée Proulx Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux de l'Ouest-de-l'Île-de-Montréal
Sylvie Lambert McGill University
Partners Canadian Nurses Association Ottawa, ON
Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux de l'Ouest-de-l'Île-de-Montréal Montréal, QC
Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux du Centre-Ouest-de-l'Île-de-Montréal Montréal, QC
Concordia University Montréal, QC
Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital Toronto, ON
Hospital for Sick Children Toronto Toronto, ON
Title Transforming nurses' work-life environments through training clinical leaders and managers in strengths-based nursing using innovative forms of story-sharing
Duration 5 years
Funding $537,439.00