A campaign promise is becoming a reality in the Town of Antigonish. During last Fall’s municipal election, many councillors heard concerns from residents about the lack of accessibility in the town, as well as other shortfalls for those who have disabilities.
Town Mayor Laurie Boucher says as part of the budget, the town is contributing two hundred thousand dollars towards a wheelchair ramp for town hall, and installing audio signals at intersections around town. Boucher says this is a necessary step moving forward:
Boucher took part in the accessibility challenge last week and is excited to see some movement on this front.