Antigonish County preparing for new provincial legislation on Accessibility

Posted at 2:22 pm on May 17, 2017 | Filed Under: News

An accessibility proclamation was signed during Tuesday’s Antigonish County Council meeting showing a commitment to addressing a new bill signed by the province. The Province is in the process of passing Bill 59, which addresses accessibility and hopes to assist persons with disability in their day to day life.

County Warden Russell Boucher signed the proclamation saying that the county is prepared to move along in making Antigonish a more accessible place for its residents and visitors:

 

Boucher says the county knows the bill is coming, so they are making proactive financial plans to ensure the county is ready to build any infrastructure necessary.