Buffett & Company Worksite Wellness Ltd.

October 24, 2006 10:20 ET

Buffett & Company Worksite Wellness Ltd.: Media Advisory-National Survey to be Unveiled on the Status of Workplace Wellness in Canada

- October 23 to 29, 2006 is Healthy Workplace Week in Canada -

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 24, 2006) -



What: The National Wellness Survey will be launched by Buffett &
Company Worksite Wellness Ltd. More than 500 organizations,
representing 883,000 employees, responded to the 2006
survey - find out what they are doing in worksite wellness.
The Survey Report shows that Canadian organizations need to
take wellness programs more seriously. The Survey also shows
that there are few similarities between wellness program
offerings and the major health risks affecting employees in
organizations.

Who: Ed Buffett, President, Buffett & Company Worksite Wellness Ltd.,
and one of Canada's leading experts in workplace wellness.
The survey was sponsored by Sun Life Financial, one of Canada's
leading providers of employee benefits and related services, and
Shoppers Drug Mart, Canada's largest retail drug store group
meeting Canadians' health care needs.

Why: The survey investigates the prevalence of worksite wellness in
Canada and the changing views of senior human resource
professionals. The survey helps establish best practices for
worksite wellness in Canada. The survey is being launched
during Canada's Healthy Workplace Week (October 23 to 29, 2006)
which celebrates workplace health in Canadian organizations.

When: Thursday October 26, 2006
9:00 a.m. registration and breakfast
9:30 a.m. introductory remarks and report findings
10:45 a.m. closing remarks

Where: St. Andrew's Club and Conference Centre
150 King Street West, at University
27th Floor


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