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Disabled Persons Commission

Did you Know?  Nova Scotia Legal Aid offices are now providing summary advice service in relation to issues in the following areas of law: Canada Pension Disability (CPP); Employment Insurance (EI); Income Assistance (IA); and, Residential Tenancies (RT). This is an initiative meant to assist qualified legal aid clients.  Individuals can contact their local office to make application for summary advice.  Learn more.

Independent Living Nova Scotia and the Bank of Montreal will be holding information sessions on the Registered Disability Savings Plan in Halifax and Dartmouth on April 13th and 14th between 7-9pm.  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



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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