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We create healthy workplaces by turning research into practice

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Our robust and popular webinar program and e-curriculums are a source of education for employers and disability professionals across Canada.

The Work Wellness Institute was founded in 1985 as an applied research centre. We are committed to a core vision of turning research into practice, conducting and supporting global research, and mobilizing knowledge that positively impacts workplace health practices. Our goal is to lead evidence-informed change through continued collaborative work with partners across academia, industry, government, and community.


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We were Founded in 1985

We have over 100 research publications and presentations to date.

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We are about Transformation

Our focus has shifted to workplace health.

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Our Influence Continues to Grow

We are leading evidence-based change through education, research, training programs & policy

Check Out Featured Educational Resources

The Work Wellness Institute provides a wide range of educational webinars and e-courses as free public resources. Allowing everyone access to a variety of industry/field experts sharing the most current research, tools and tips to help individuals and organizations create safe, healthy and inclusive workplaces.

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The WWi Resource Portal brings together the latest research and resources that help to create and maintain healthy workplaces, and reduce your time spent looking for information. Webinars, emerging research and online courses are all easily accessible in one place. Regularly updated content covers multiple topics including disability management, diversity and inclusion, leadership, and mental health, ranging from toolkits to research articles.

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Benefits to becoming a member



Participate in webinars that connect your work to the most recent national and international research…



Discounted rates on WWi work wellness online curriculum. Membership in the Harnessing Talent: Alliance for Recruiting and Retaining Canadians with Disabilities, which provides access to free resources…



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Recognition (for organization memberships)

Receive free certificates of attendance for participating in live and on demand webinars, recognized toward continued accreditation with many professional organizations. Read More >>

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