Month: November 2023

Save the Date: Community Forum & Celebration – Saturday Dec 9th


The Disability Rights Coalition invites you to a community forum and celebration of the systemic human rights remedy to end the discrimination against persons with disabilities in their access to social assistance and supports and services to live in community.

And we want to celebrate with you this important milestone in the struggle for equality for persons with disabilities in Nova Scotia.  We hope that you will join us!

[Image by Kohji Asakawa from Pixabay]

Disability Rights Coalition NS Welcomes Premier’s Apology

Premier Houston's apology

The DRC welcomes the Premier’s apology to persons with disabilities as an important first step towards reconciliation with a community whose members have experienced extreme forms of systemic discrimination over decades.  This important gesture by the Premier comes at a key moment as the Province moves toward addressing & ending its practices and policies that lead to the discriminatory treatment.