N.S. election could delay proposed accessibility regulation for MLA offices – Halifax

N.S. election could delay proposed accessibility regulation for MLA offices - Halifax
HALIFAX – An impending provincial election could delay a regulation that would make it mandatory for MLA constituency offices in Nova Scotia to be fully accessible.The James McGregor Stewart Society has been working for several years to get the regulation passed.It would give new MLAs one year to find a barrier-free constituency office while existing MLAs would be given three years to make their offices compliant.However, the House of Assembly Management Commission still needs to meet to pass the regulation, which currently has all-party approval.If an election is called though, the proposed regulation would be put on hold, something the society does not want to see happen.“We are so close to getting this passed. It seems such a shame for it to all go to waste at this point,” said Kelly McKenna, who conducted the survey for the James...