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Opportunity for Community Input:  Accessibility Advisory Committee

The purpose of this Committee is to assist Municipal Council with ensuring that all parts of the Municipality's operations and increasing awareness about the barriers faced by persons with various abilities.

  Click here for an Accessibility Advisory Committee application form .

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Opportunity for Community Input: Review the Draft Queens Municipal Accessibility Plan

Following nearly a year of community consultation, research of best practices, and review of built and natural assets, the draft Queens Municipal Accessibility Plan (QMAP) was developed by Queens Accessibility Advisory Committee and Region of Queens Accessibility Coordinator.  Click this link to read it Queens Municipal Accessbility Plan 2021 Contact Elise Johnston, Accessibility Coordinator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 902-354-3455 with questions or comments.  Alternate formats are available.

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Nova Scotia enacted an Accessibility Act in 2017 to ensure that all persons with disabilities have equitable access to what they need.  As part of the process of removing and preventing barriers, public sector bodies, which includes municipalities, are working towards local Accessibility Plans by the summer of 2021. Region of Queens Municipality hired an Accessibility Coordinator in July and appointed an Accessibility Advisory Committee in November, 2020.

We continue to ask for public input and offer a few formats. You can either call us or complete an anonymous survey online:  click here.

To download and print a hard copy of the SURVEY, click here . Submit to our office by mail or in person.

Our Accessibility Advisory Committee consists of Councillor Ralph Gidney, Chair; Councillor Vicki Amirault; Wayne Huskins; Kelly Oxner; and Tyler Roy.

Input is still welcome! Please feel free to contact our Accessibility Coordinator, Elise Johnston at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with questions, concerns and ideas.

Click here for our Accessibility Coordinator’s 15-minute interview by the Queens Community Health Board. Elise describes the range of disabilities that people face, presents a few areas where improvements will be made and outlines the process and general approach being taken by the Region.

Accessibility Advisory Committee Minutes are available below by date of meeting: