NEED HELP? Call the Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare 24 Hour Crisis Line at 519-973-4435
If you’re thinking about suicide, 9-8-8 is here to help. Call or text 9-8-8 toll-free, anytime.

You are currently on the:

CMHA National

Visit our provincial websites

Healthy Workplace Awards

Gord Smith Healthy Workplace Awards 2023 

The Working Toward Wellness (WTW) Workplace Wellness Committee is pleased to present the Gord Smith Healthy Workplace Awards Program for 2023…

Gord Smith was a benefactor for Workplace Wellness promotion in Windsor-Essex County. He worked and volunteered tirelessly to advocate and support the inclusion of comprehensive workplace wellness programs for the employees of Windsor-Essex County. As Chairperson of ‘Heart Health Action Windsor-Essex’, and ‘Go For Health’ Gord demonstrated leadership in initiating the Windsor-Essex County Healthy Workplace Awards.

The purpose of the awards program is to recognize local employers that provide comprehensive workplace wellness programs for the benefit of their employees. The program is available to all workplaces in Windsor-Essex County, regardless of the size of the organization or how established the workplace wellness program may be.  Award recipients must demonstrate a strong commitment towards improving health by promoting and supporting a comprehensive approach to wellness programming for employees, and ideally includes family members and retirees.

A recognition ceremony for the acknowledgment and distribution of awards will be held at a date to be determined in March 2024.


Gord Smith Healthy Workplace Awards 2023 application is now OPEN!


Choose from the following application levels based on the criteria in the table below. Each level has a corresponding application button below the table.

Sample TopicsView Sample Topics
Promotion/Awareness Raising5 Topics4 Topics3 Topics2 Topics1 Topic
Education and/or Skill Building5 Topics4 Topics3 Topics2 Topics1 Topic
Environmental and
Administrative Supports
5 Topics4 Topics3 Topics2 Topics1 Topic
Evaluation4 Topics3 Topics2 Topics1 TopicN/A
Policies (Formal)3 Topics2 Topics1 TopicN/AN/A
Policies (Informal)1 Topic1 Topic1 Topic1 TopicN/A
Comprehensive Wellness
Wellness StatementRequiredRequiredRequiredRequiredRequired

Established in 2002, the Working Toward Wellness (WTW) Committee is a voluntary, collective membership represented by local organizations with a keen interest in the development, promotion, and supporting of health and wellness initiatives for the people and workplaces of Windsor and Essex County.  Each member contributes to the planning, implementation, and evaluation of comprehensive workplace wellness (CWW) programs by providing input, insight, and resources. The WTW Committee’s mission is to establish relationships with Windsor-Essex County workplaces by providing a forum for education, knowledge exchange, and resources to build local capacity for workplace wellness initiatives

Return to home page

Skip to content