Tuesdays at Ten

From October 2013 through March 2016, on the first Tuesday of every month, the coalition engaged in an award-winning live Twitter chat with local businesses who have effectively put ability first in the workplace.

In this section, we’ve compiled transcripts from our previous Tuesdays at Ten. We encourage you to review them, learn more from successful employers about the whys and hows, and contact us if you have any questions about putting ability first in your workplace.


  • “Many of our local Chamber Members do hire people with disabilities and we’d like to see that number grow.”
    Shannon Churchill, General Manager, Strathroy & District Chamber of Commerce

    Strathroy & District Chamber of Commerce
    Feb 02, 2016
  • Logo Four Points by Sheraton London

    “A disability does not own who you are. It is one part of a whole person and if they are the right person for the job that’s truly what matters.”
    Tara Creaser, Human Resources & Hotel Accountant, Four Points by Sheraton London

    Four Points by Sheraton London
    Jan 26, 2016
  • 3M Canada

    “An inclusive workforce makes us more creative & competitive.”
    Allison McGhee, Business Services Operations Leader 3M Canada

    3M Canada
    Dec 01, 2015
  • ZTR logo

    “We always look for the best candidate and to find the right fit to work within our organization. We look at all candidates equally and give each and every one of our candidates an opportunity.”
    Tracey Paddison, Human Resources Manager ZTR Control Systems

    ZTR Control Systems
    Nov 03, 2015
  • Man in police uniform on duty speaking into police radio with blue safety gloves on.

    “I hire for ability first because when one succeeds we all succeed.”
    Inspector Steven Goodine, London Police Service

    Inspector Goodine, London Police Service
    Oct 06, 2015