Articles

Bayes for days: What to do with signal

Authored By: Kara Lilly | Publish Date: 06/22/2017

Bayes’ Theorem (Bayes). An equation invented in the 18th century, Bayes is a formula that provides a rational way to update beliefs based on new evidence. Unfortunately, this tool is not widely used; even for those who are aware of it, Bayes can seem unwieldy and unintuitive. This needn’t be the case.

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Three Ways Employers Can Leverage Technology To Improve Mental Health In Workplace

Authored By: Michael Held | Publish Date: 06/05/2017

As conditions like depression and anxiety become increasingly common, it’s important for employers to recognize their role in providing staff with appropriate mental health resources they can use to cope.

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Building Your Organization’s Health Culture

Authored By: Medcan | Publish Date: 05/30/2017

Medcan doesn't simply help clients make health and wellness an integral part of their business – it leads by example every day in its own. In the following Q&A, its CEO, Shaun Francis, talks about creating a culture that encourages a healthy workforce

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New Research Helps Businesses Predict When Disability Is More Likely To Occur

Authored By: Julie Gaudry | Publish Date: 05/26/2017

What if businesses could estimate with accuracy when disabilities are more likely to occur? Given that one in three employed Canadians will be off work for 90 days or longer at some point during their career due to disability, this information could provide significant advantages.

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PIAC Lists Top Achievements

Authored By: PIAC | Publish Date: 05/12/2017

A Top Ten list highlighting the achievements of the Pension Investment Association of Canada (PIAC) over four decades was received with loud applause from representatives of over 100 pension funds from across the country at its 40th Annual General Meeting.

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