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The secret is out.... We all have Mental Health. That's a good thing! Informative outlook on the future for the good of your Mental Health.

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June 13th to 18th is Men's Mental Health Week in Canada.

On June 15th from 7:15 to 9:45 am you should plan on attending the Men's Breakfast for Mental Health

Whether you see it as riding the waves or a bucking bronco the pandemic has been a tough ride for all. Collateral damage of CV-19 is easily the deterioration in our mental health. No one has been immune . It's a good reason for us to rise to the challenge of getting the the Men's Breakfast for Mental Health back on track. We wont have any part of CV-19 keeping us from moving forward for a second year.

In case you missed it....the event is ONLINE. This year it is a BYOB, Bring your own Breakfast! Because we get asked, the event is gender neutral!

You'll be impressed and inspired by the Speakers, Online venue and insights you will gain over 2 1/2 hours.

Net proceeds from the event will support Paul Hansell Foundation's movement to Keep the Conversation Going with #ConvoPlate and the mobilization of the #ConvoPlate crafting sessions with youth groups.

Thank-you to our sponsors; Canada Life, Connect Event Hub and Hansell Consulting Group Inc.

Your event speakers and fun facts follow. We know you'll only read the BOLDED items first time thru..

Andre Picard

André Picard is the health columnist at The Globe and Mail and the author of six bestselling books.

The 4th wave: What will the mental health fallout from the pandemic?

A veteran journalist examines how COVID-19 lockdowns, job losses, stresses and trauma will impact our mental health and if we are ready to respond?

Joe Mancinelli

Joseph S. Mancinelli, International Vice President and Central and Eastern Canada Regional Manager of LIUNA, the Labourers' International Union of North America, represents a skilled workforce, at the centre of building and strengthening our great country. He represents over 90,000 members in Ontario, 140,000 across Canada and half a million strong throughout North America.

Mr. Mancinelli oversees matters of national and international concern, including collective bargaining, government and community affairs, strategic affairs and Indigenous matters. He is Chair of the LiUNA Pension Fund of Central and Eastern Canada (LPF), with a total portfolio nearing $10 Billion. He is also President of LiUNA Local 837 headquartered in Hamilton, and its various related entities including the LiUNA Long-Term Care Facilities, the LiUNA Station Events Centre, and the Local 837 Geared to Income Housing initiative.

Joe sits on numerous Boards, Taskforces and Roundtables, an advocate of community building and a champion of benevolent causes. He is an ardent supporter of the arts, is passionate about the restoration of historical sites and is an accomplished artist in his own right having donated countless works of art to many charitable organizations for fundraising purposes.

He is a leader in community advocacy and fundraising initiatives for the betterment of building inclusive futures including children's charities and causes, hospitals and health care centres. Men’s health is also important to him and he is active in raising funds for prostate cancer care and men’s mental health initiatives.

Over the years Joe has been bestowed many honours. Most notably, receiving an Honourary Doctorate of Laws Degree from McMaster University, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce’s Lifetime Achievement Award, the David Crombie Award by the Canadian Urban Institute. He is a Paul Harris Fellow and has received the Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal among many others.

Joe is a lifelong Hamiltonian. He and his wife Enza have been married for 35 years, they have five children and two grandsons.

Mary Ann Baynton

Mary Ann’s an expert in workplace mental health and psychological safety. She consults across the country and also serves as Director of Collaboration for Workplace Strategies for Mental Health which produces free resources, compliments of Canada Life, for all Canadians. Mary Ann strives to eliminate unnecessary suffering and improve lives.

Mary Ann will lead a powerful presentation on BURNOUT.

Domenico Cecol , Chief Design Officer/VP marketing The Central Group

An Industrial Designer with a Passion for Design and Business, Domenico develops Marketing at Retail design strategies that enhance brands, build shopper loyalty and ensure retail success. Combining the latest in research, design and global innovations, Domenico pursues the highest return on value for our clients. At Central, Domenic leads the Design and Marketing teams to inform and create solutions that resonate with consumers and shoppers.

Domenico will take us on his personal journey of the Mental Health inflection points through three stages of his life.

Rashaad Vald- CEO Canadian Mental Health Association- Halton Region Branch

Rashaad Vahed is an Executive Leader who has a unique strength in facilitating strategic outcomes in mental health system design. Within organizations, he advances strategic leadership goals, while building quality practices and inspiring staff engagement.

As a specialized mental health Clinician, Rashaad brings credibility to stakeholder, board and staff relations. His Clinical Expertise in mental health delivery has led several organizations to operationalize best-in-class mental health services.

Within the sector, Rashaad has been a Consultant on the mental health design for provincial projects and for like-minded organizations. He has been a Principal investigator for in-depth agency and system reviews.

Rashaad is an experienced Advocate that has worked in government relations space, setting national standards for Mental Health and Addictions, and informing policy decisions.

Get ready for Lessons from CV-19, the hard lessons, what may have become easier and resilience

Ty Baynton

Ty Baynton offers up a tight set of rock-fuelled country songs custom cut for his high energy live show and a signature brand of “stadium sized” vocals.

Over time Baynton’s done countless shows on his own and with his live band, shared the stage with the likes of Gord Bamford, Tim Hicks, Blake Shelton and performed at some of Canada’s biggest country festivals.

“Whether I’m looking back at what I have done or what happened around me, a lot of what I write about is about my life … I’m not a “woe is me” kind of guy”… Baynton’s lyrics are never woulda, coulda, shoulda but more done that, didn’t do that and still wont change a thing.

Get ready for Ty's meaningful musical interlude.

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Organizer Paul Hansell Foundation

Organizer of Men's Breakfast for Mental Health

Paul Hansell Foundation was founded after the tragic loss of our son, brother and friend Paul to suicide in December of 2010.  We are a not for profit and our mission is to support programs aimed at the mental and emotional wellbeing of youth.

Through our movement to Keep the Conversation Going for Mental Health and our unique initiative #ConvoPlate we have accomplished much.  Launched just two years ago, there are now over 800 #Convoplate in circulation, we have reached across Canada and around the globe ( See tracker :  http://www.paulhansellfoundation.com/about-the-convoplate/track-a-convoplate/), stimulated hundreds of thousands of converstations about mental health and raised an estimated $600,000 for mental helath charities and causes.

More information; website www.paulhansellfoundation.com and social media via @paulhansellfdn and #ConvoPlate.

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