Mental Health Events

AGS and Hale Present: Mental Stress Claims – Effective Strategies for Progressive Employers



AGS Rehab Solutions and Hale Health and Safety Solutions have partnered to bring to you Mental Stress Claims – Effective Strategies for Progressive Employers a unique conference to address your specific questions and challenges in dealing with stress in the workplace. This is the only conference of its kind, that focuses on solutions to reduce the likelihood and impact of mental injury, claims, and complaints related to the most significant emerging hazard of our time: mental stress.


By attending this conference you will learn:

  • how you are impacted by the WSIB’s new Chronic Mental Stress Policy
  • complaints received by the Ministry of Labour and what this experience means for you
  • legal issues related to chronic mental stress claims, especially those involving workplace harassment or bullying
  • best practices for prevention, recognition, early intervention, coping skills and accommodation for employees suffering from excess stress


Don’t miss this one of a kind opportunity to learn from the experts, network, and receive practical tools to help get started with improving your organization’s stress management plan.


Speakers include:

Ron Kelusky – Chief Prevention Officer (CPO), Ontario Ministry of Labour
Asha Rampersad – Lawyer, Bernardi Human Resource Law
TBA – Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB)
Martine Oliveria – Director, Employer and Client Services, AGS Rehab Solutions Inc.
Liz Horvath – Founder and President, Hale Health and Safety Solutions Ltd.


Panelists include:
Mary Ann Baynton, Principal, Mary Ann Bayton and Associates
Sari Sarainen, Director, Health, Safety and Enviornment, Unifor
Katherine Wishart, Lead, Abilities  Management, Corporate Services Department, York Region
Laura Pratt, Practice Leaders, Organizational Health, Great-West Life Assurance Company 



7:30 am – 8:30 am Registration and Continental breakfast

8:30 am – 8:40 am Welcome and Opening Remarks

8:40 am – 12:00 pm Morning sessions – The Legal Landscape of Mental Stress in Ontario

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Networking lunch

1:00 pm – 1:10 pm Panel Introductions

1:10 pm – 3:15 pm Afternoon sessions – Open Discussion with Expert Panel

3:30 pm – 4:15 pm Afternoon sessions – Open Discussion with Expert Panel

4:15 pm – 4:30 pm Closing Remarks

A big thank you to the Mental Health Commission of Canada for sponsoring this event!


Sponsorship opportunities available – email for more information.

March 27, 2019



8905 Bathurst Street Richmond Hill, ON L4C 0H4

  • In-Person Ticket: $499

  • Early Bird Ticket: $425 (Before Feb 15)

  • AGS/Hale Clients (20%): $399

  • Multiple Ticket Offer: Purchase 2 tickets and receive the 3rd free

  • Online Ticket: $150 (half day only)


Listed ticket prices are before HST (13%)

All In-Person tickets include full day conference, meals, refreshments, and materials

All sales are final. Tickets are transferable.

Register Here

Special Gift for Attendees


All of our conference attendees will receive a complimentary signed copy of the book The 5-Minute Recharge by Lynne Everatt and Addie Greco-Sanchez.