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Accessibility Bill at Law Amendments Committee

The Law Amendments Committee will hear presentations on Bill 59, An Act Respecting Accessibility in Nova Scotia in February.

The sessions will be on Monday, Feb. 13, from 1-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m., and on Tuesday, Feb. 14, from 9-11 a.m. at Province House, 1726 Hollis St., in Halifax.

American Sign Language interpreters, sighted guides and Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) will be available at the sessions. Government is also working on a teleconferencing option, with details available soon.

Those interested in presenting on Bill 59 should contact the Legislative Counsel Office at 902-424-8941 or Legc.office@novascotia.ca. Those wishing to submit written presentations can send them by email.

For more information about the accessibility legislation, go to http://novascotia.ca/coms/accessibility/.

Source: Release

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