News

Explore the latest updates from the Ability First Coalition, as well as links to relevant news items relating to employment and disability awareness.

News Articles

  • Nov 12, 2015

    On November 9, 2015, Ability First Coalition Member and HR professional Denise Gold represented the coalition on CJBK’s Ask the Experts. Learn more about the strong business case for hiring and retaining persons with disabilities.

  • Winner at podium laughing & showing delight with hand gesture, Mayor Matt Brown smiling and laughing on stage beside her.
    Nov 12, 2015

    Congratulations to Corus Radio London, winner of the 2015 Ability First Champion Awards Large Business Award. The annual Ability First Coalition Champion Awards celebrate and honour businesses, companies, individuals and organizations that have hired and retained people with disabilities in London, Ontario and surrounding area.

  • Nov 11, 2015

    Congratulations to Hampton Inn by Hilton London, winner of the 2015 Ability First Champion Awards Small Business Award. The annual Ability First Coalition Champion Awards celebrate and honour businesses, companies, individuals and organizations that have hired and retained people with disabilities in London, Ontario and surrounding area.

  • Presenters and winners standing in a row on stage with Dave Cook in the middle holding the framed award.
    Nov 10, 2015

    Congratulations to Farmers’ & Artisans’ Markets, winner of the 2015 Ability First Champion Awards Advocacy Award. The annual Ability First Coalition Champion Awards celebrate and honour businesses, companies, individuals and organizations that have hired and retained people with disabilities in London, Ontario and surrounding area.

  • Nov 10, 2015

    Prior to the 2015 Champion Awards, the coalition sent out an optional questionnaire for the nominees to answer. Get to know these employers through their nominee profiles and support businesses that put ability first.

  • Mike Mulligan, keynote speaker and wheelchair user, on stage at Awards.
    Nov 09, 2015

    On Friday October 30, 2015 the Ability First Coalition hosted the annual Champion Awards at the Best Western Plus Lamplighter Inn & Conference Centre in London, Ontario

  • Sep 23, 2015

    And the ten nominees for the 2015 Large Business Award at the upcoming Ability First Coalition Champion Awards, in alphabetical order, are…

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