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3459 - Two light-skinned children playing adapted curling on a raised inflatable shuffleboard in a school gym. One has a visible physical disability and is leaning over about to push the stone in their hand forwards.

Success stories

CSA Group recognizes Joe Rogers, Building Code Coordinator, Government of Nova Scotia

Joe Rogers received the CSA Group 2023 Award of Merit, in recognition of his exceptional leadership, advocacy and outstanding dedication to the development of plumbing standards and accessible design for the built environment. Joe’s advocacy for the harmonization of requirements across multiple jurisdictions is driven by his concern for the greater public good and sustainable design practices.

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Improving signage improves access to the built environment

Allison Moz, owner, eyecandy SIGNS, was recognized with a Women in Signs Award from Signs of the Times, which helps to elevate the voices of impactful leaders whose gender is underrepresented in signage and graphics.

Change Makers - The Flower Cart Group

Nearly 200 people at the Flower Cart Group are doing everything from baking bread to building washer toss games. With the belief that everyone has the right to meaningful, challenging employment, the New Minas group has been providing supported employment and training opportunities to adults with diverse abilities for 45 years.

Accessible Features in Provincial Parks

Nova Scotia Provincial Parks is committed to promoting accessible and inclusive public use of our park properties. Accessible features available at some parks include washrooms, vault toilets, change houses, parking, beach access, adaptive equipment, boardwalks, viewing areas, fishing and trails.

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If you’d like to share your experience with us, we’d love to hear from you! Contact the Accessibility Directorate at:

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