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Healthy Workplace Fair showcases services and support

Experts from a wide range of health-related fields came together at the fourth Healthy Workplace Fair to spread the word about where people can seek out support – both on campus and in the community. The theme of the fair focused on the three Continue 

Steps to better health

Three Carleton employees climbed Mount Everest this summer – well, the equivalent of it, that is. It took Healthy Workplace co-ordinator Kristi Wells by surprise after the initiative designed a Take the Stairs Passport and challenged the Carleton community to “travel around the Continue 

October highlights healthy habits

Sure, being fit and eating well are important aspects of a healthy lifestyle. But it’s bigger than that, especially when you add in stress, mental health issues and work-life balance challenges. And that’s where Carleton’s Healthy Workplace Continue 

CU Healthier Challenge pushed participants in many ways

Glendy Wong had some health concerns – including a thyroid condition and a possibility of developing Type 2 Diabetes which runs in her family. But now Wong has a clean bill of health from the doctor – thanks to the CU Continue 

High satisfaction with Health Workplace: survey

Whether they work in a classroom or an office, faculty and staff have had their say on the impact of the Healthy Workplace initiative and it turns out that they like it – they really like it. “The overall satisfaction was huge, so we were Continue 

Health benefits of physical activity for adults

The fact that physical activity is good for your health is probably not new to you. But you might be able to use a “re-think” about what physical activity actually is and how you define it. The benefits of getting active include reduced Continue 

Working toward a healthier workplace

It’s Monday morning; your alarm rings and it’s time to get up and go to work. Do you feel up for the challenges waiting for you? Experts say that since we spend most of our lives at work, it’s important employees feel healthy in Continue 

Committee monitors health and safety

One injury is one too many at Carleton. That’s why the university’s Joint Health and Safety committee takes steps every year to ensure the health and safety of Carleton staff, faculty and students. “We keep an eye and ear out for Continue 

Carleton introduces workplace walking program

According to a recent study on the exercise habits of Canadian adults, walking is rated as the number one physical activity choice for both men and women. And it’s easy to understand why it’s so popular. There are no age barriers and it Continue 

Carleton launches Healthy Workplace committee

A healthier workplace and healthier employees—that’s the goal of Carleton University’s new Healthy Workplace Committee. The committee is responsible for developing a program to enhance employee wellness, satisfaction and engagement. Continue 

New Healthy Workplace Committee Chair

President Roseann O’Reilly Runte is pleased to announce the appointment of Ed Kane, Assistant Vice-President, (University Services), as the Chair of Carleton University’s new Healthy Workplace Committee. In this role, Kane will oversee Continue 

Improving the way we work

Cindy Taylor is the newly appointed Associate Director, Quality Initiatives, and is responsible for quality improvement and planning within Finance and Administration. She has extensive private sector experience in the field of quality improvement and is certified as an Excellence Continue 

Plowing through the winter blahs

If you’re feeling sluggish this winter season, take heart because you are certainly not alone. According to a recent Ontario survey, up to 90 percent of people reported changes in their energy level, mood, appetite and sleep patterns during the Continue 

The exercise manifesto

Carleton’s Department of Physical Recreation and Athletics is trying to acquaint all incoming students with its facilities and programs available at the pool, field house, fitness centre, gymnasium, outdoor fields, and squash and tennis courts. Fall fitness begins September 15 and includes Continue 

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