The municipalities in Lunenburg County are creating an Accessibility Plan to improve accessibility in our region.

To help us write this plan, we need to hear from people with disabilities of all kinds.

The municipalities in Lunenburg County include:

Town of Bridgewater
Town of Mahone Bay
Town of Lunenburg
Municipality of the District of Chester
Municipality of the District of Lunenburg

View a map of Lunenburg County

If you don't want to complete the survey, you can still share your thoughts with us by leaving us a voicemail at (902) 530-2088, emailing AccessibilityCoordinator@modl.ca or attending an upcoming event. Visit accessiblelunenburgcounty.ca for a list of events.

No questions are mandatory, you may leave any question empty if you wish to do so.

Disabilities is an umbrella term, covering impairments, activity limitations, and participation restrictions. An impairment is a problem in body function or structure; an activity limitation is a difficulty encountered by an individual in executing a task or action; while a participation restriction is a problem experienced by an individual in involvement in life situations.

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* 1. Please check all that apply to you.

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* 2. Have you encountered any barriers to accessing any municipally owned facility and/or building in Lunenburg County? This includes administration buildings, arenas, recreation facilities, etc.). If so, please tell us about it.

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* 3. Have you encountered any issues in accessing trails, parks, walkways, sidewalks, waterfronts, etc. in Lunenburg County? If so, please tell us about it.

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* 4. Have you encountered any barriers to learning about the existence of municipal programs or activities such as recreation programs, Council or public information meetings, etc. in Lunenburg County, or learning if those events are accessible? If so, please tell us about it.

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* 5. Have you encountered any barriers to participating in a municipal program or activity such as recreation programs, municipal meetings, etc. in Lunenburg County? If so, please tell us about it.

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* 6. Have you encountered any barriers to accessing municipal transit (e.g. Town of Bridgewater bus, Chester Community Wheels)? If so, please tell us about it.

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* 7. Do you have any suggestions on how Lunenburg County municipalities can support people with disabilities in finding and maintaining a job?

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* 8. In your opinion, what are the top priorities for improving accessibility in Lunenburg County ?

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* 9. In your opinion, what is already working well in making Lunenburg County accessible? 

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* 10. Do you have anything else you'd like to share about accessibility?

We are collecting the demographic information below to ensure we hear from as many types of people as possible. We would appreciate your help in telling us about yourself, but these questions are optional.

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* 11. Which municipality or town/village do you reside in?

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* 12. What is your age?

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* 13. What is your gender?

Want to learn more, or have questions about this survey or the project in general? Please leave us a voicemail at (902) 530-2088, email AccessibilityCoordinator@modl.ca or visit accessiblelunenburgcounty.ca.

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