[ad_1] On Thursday, the province released the names of 20 people who are tasked with coming up with standards for making education more accessible, and 19 people who will concentrate on making buildings and public spaces more accessible. In Clayton Dauphinee’s opinion, the number of inaccessible public spaces is a major barrier. “We can make […]

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Lack of accessibility parking on Halifax street leads to human rights complaint

Posted on February 22nd, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

[ad_1] 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. [ad_2] Source link

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[ad_1] A lengthy inquiry which is considering whether the Nova Scotia government violated human rights by housing people with disabilities in a hospital for over a decade is hearing closing arguments Tuesday. Beth MacLean and Joseph Delaney have testified the Department of Community Services violated the province’s Human Rights Act by forcing them to remain […]

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[ad_1] A nationally known expert on disability rights testified today that she believes Nova Scotia created a waiting list for housing for people with disabilities based on government’s desire to save money. Catherine Frazee, professor emeritus at Ryerson University’s school of disability studies, said in testimony before a human rights inquiry that a freeze on […]

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