Institute for Work & Health
The Institute for Work & Health (IWH), the lead partner on the ACED project, is an independent, not-for-profit research organization with a mission to promote, protect and improve the safety and health of working people by conducting actionable research that is valued by employers, workers and policy-makers. The Institute conducts and shares research in two main areas: (1) preventing work-related injury and illness, and (2) promoting recovery and work functioning following injury or illness to allow workers to remain at work or return to work.
The Arthritis Society is a national health charity, fueled by donors and volunteers, with a vision to live in a world where people are free from the devastating effects of arthritis. The Arthritis Society is Canada’s largest charitable source of investment in arthritis research and leads innovative information and support solutions to deliver better health outcomes for people affected by arthritis.
Canada Life Workplace Strategies for Mental Health
The Canada Life Workplace Strategies for Mental Health provides evidence-based and practical tips, tools and resources to help improve psychological health and safety in the workplace. All materials are available to anyone at no cost, in English and French. Individuals, leaders and organizations can use them to help make a difference.
Canadian Mental Health Association
Founded in 1918, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is a community mental health organization in Canada with a presence in more than 330 communities across every province and one territory. CMHA provides advocacy and resources that help to prevent mental health problems and illnesses, support recovery and resilience, and enable all Canadians to flourish and thrive.
Crohn’s & Colitis Canada
Crohn’s and Colitis Canada is a national, volunteer-based charity focused on creating a better future for Canadians living with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis through advocacy, patient support programs, and funding research to improve quality of life and find cures for these chronic autoimmune diseases. These illnesses cause the body to attack healthy tissue, leading to the inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract.
Mindful Employer Canada
Mindful Employer Canada is a not-for-profit social enterprise launched in appreciation for the employers, union representatives and managers across Canada who strive to support employees with mental health concerns. Mindful Employer programs help workplaces build resilience and leadership capacity to resolve workplace issues in a way that supports the psychological health and safety of staff.
MS Society of Canada
The Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society of Canada is a national voluntary organization that provides programs and services for people with MS and their families, advocates for those living with MS, and funds research to help improve the quality of life for people living with MS and to ultimately find a cure for this disease and realize our vision of a world free of MS.
Realize is a national non-profit leader and catalyst for policy and practice innovations for people living with HIV and other episodic disabilities. They promote and support improved quality of life, income security and participation in and out of the labour force. Realize leads two national multi-disciplinary networks to collaborate on better supporting people living with episodic disabilities.