A black and white accessibility sign on a concrete wall

Accessible East Hants Plan

Nova Scotia’s Access Awareness Week

May 26 – June 1, 2024.

This years theme is: Communities for All: Taking Action on Access Awareness

Plan Goals & Commitments

To construct and maintain municipal infrastructure and buildings that meet the needs of the people within our community and visitors to our community, of all ages and abilities. We will also encourage citizens and the business community to make other public and private spaces accessible.



The Municipality of East Hants commits to supporting people with disabilities in finding meaningful employment and to making our employment practices and workplaces accessible for new and current employees of all ages and abilities.

View our Employment Page

The Municipality of East Hants is committed to providing information and communication that is accessible to all. Plain, clear language is essential
to providing the best service to our stakeholders.

This website meets the latest Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). WCAG 2.1 Level AA.

  • Text and background colors use proper color contrasts to help with readability
  • Information is organized with clear headings, making it easier to process the information and for screen readers
  • Planning applications, bylaws and policies are all searchable


We will ensure that people of all ages and abilities have equitable access to services delivered by the Municipality of East Hants. This includes ensuring that there are policies, procedures and tools to promote the accessible delivery of services.

The East Hants Aquatic Centre offers Inclusion lessons. These are for children who require extra support to participate in lessons. Through the intake process, the aquatics team determines the best support and level for the participant.  Learn more here. 

We will work towards providing or supporting accessible transportation options for people of all ages and abilities in East Hants.

The East Hants Community Rider is a cost-effective, community transportation service for everyone.