Categories: Nova Scotia
A 2018 human rights inquiry found Nova Scotia failed to enforce requiring restaurants to have accessible washrooms. By the end of this month, all new restaurants, cafes, delis and lunch counters in the province need to be accessible to people with disabilities.
Access to high speed internet as an essential service is something that has become apparent during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, about 30 per cent of Nova Scotia does not have access to high speed internet. Tuesday, the government committed to changing that over the next 2 years. Jesse Thomas has more.
Representatives from post-secondary schools highlight accessibility for students with disabilities – Halifax
Fri, Feb 22: A Halifax-area woman has filed a formal complaint to the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission regarding accessible parking on Gottingen Street. Elizabeth McSheffrey reports.
Wed, Oct 31: Brian George, a Halifax accessibility advocate, wheeled the entirety of Robie Street to demonstrate the challenges faced by those with disabilities every day. Silas Brown reports.