TADA Talks with Mental Health First Aid Expert, Penny MacLean about how the pandemic has ultimately changed the role of leadership in the dealership, the importance of ending the stigma around mental health, open conversations and how building a foundation of trust can help with early intervention.  Two sides of the same coin whether for moral or fiscal reasons protecting and advocating for employee mental health is extremely beneficial. 


TADA Talks with

Penny Maclean

Mental Health First Aid Instructor

Amongst Penny Maclean’s passions, social justice ranks at the top. With a career spanning more decades than she cares to admit, her boots are firmly on the ground working with vulnerable populations, many of whom are experiencing a variety of mental health problems.

As an experienced and highly sought-after Mental Health First Aid instructor, Penny is instrumental in effecting meaningful and positive change for people living with mental health problems along with supporting those in positions to assist.

This session was generously sponsored by TireLink

With more than 1,000,000 tires in stock and 300 employees dedicated to exceeding customer expectations, TireLink offers a “just-in-time” delivery process that is constantly improving. TireLink is the only Canadian distributor and supplier of solutions dedicated exclusively to helping automakers design, implement and maintain profitable tire programs for themselves and for dealers.

Founded in 1979, TireLink (formerly known as Touchette Distribution Inc.) has developed extensive expertise in tire distribution. With its first distribution channels based in Montreal in the province of Quebec, the company has since evolved into a major distributor and supplier for car manufacturers and their dealers looking for a unique partner in tire solutions.


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