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We need your feedback!  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.  Read it and provide your input by June 19, 2021 by contacting 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.  Alternate formats are available. Click this link to read it  Queens Municipal Accessbility Plan 2021


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: