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

  • Sep 24, 2014

    This morning we are excited to announce the nominees for the Ability First 2014 Champion Awards, to be held on November 7, 2014.

  • Mark Wafer
    Sep 22, 2014

    CBC’s The National featured companies who are seeing huge returns on their bottom lines by hiring Canadians with disabilities, including successful Tim Hortons franchisee Mark Wafer.

  • The Accessibility Icon
    Sep 20, 2014

    Visual representation matters. The Accessible Icon Project’s active accessibility symbol helps re-imagine how society and individuals view people with disabilities.

  • Jun 17, 2014

    The Ability First Champion Awards celebrate and honour businesses, companies, individuals and organizations that have hired and retained people with disabilities. This year’s Champion Awards will be held November 7, 2014 from 8:00am to 9:30am at the Lamplighter Best Western on Wellington Road South in London, ON.

  • Oct 04, 2013

    Congratulations to our 2013 Ability First Champions!