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Disabled Persons Commission

Are you a woman with a disability?  The YWCA Halifax is holding workshops on building safe communities for persons with disabilities on March 26th and 27th.  Learn more.

The Smart Apartment is an interactive model that replicates a typical home, but with one very important difference: it is equipped with an array of assistive technology that enables individuals with disabilities to control their surroundings. Learn more

Here is a great program to connect with community. This is an amazing opportunity to share and learn with members of L'Arche. Learn more




Free art making with tea and coffee, socials with friends, and artists in the community hosted at Chocolate Lake Rec Centre by Team Possibles: Every Tuesday afternoon 12:00 - 3:00. All abilities and ages welcome, drop in for free art making. Learn more



Employment and Social Development Canada is launching a call for proposals under the Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF) to provide funding to eligible recipients for projects that improve accessibility in communities across Canada.  Learn more.

What is the Disabled Persons Commission?


The Nova Scotia Disabled Persons Commission (DPC) gives people with disabilities living in Nova Scotia a way to participate in the provincial government policy-making process. The DPC advises policy-makers and program-developers about:

  • the needs of people with disabilities
  • the issues and concerns that affect the lives of people with disabilities throughout the province


Learn more about the Disabled Persons Commission.



Stay informed about the proposed Accessibility Legisation for Nova Scotia.  Lean more

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