What is ODE?

ODE is a program created to provide small and medium sized businesses with essential tools and resources to make your business fully accessible and compliant with the Accessibility Act!


Why does
your business
need ODE?


Because the Government of Nova Scotia has recently passed a bill that requires all business to be fully accessible by 2030.  Read more about the bill here!

Did you also know that your business could qualify for a grant?
Learn more and apply now!


Interested? Join our next work shop!


Commencing April 2018, nationally recognized NGO, reachAbility Association will begin providing an accessAbility roadshow to businesses across Nova Scotia!

These customized training modules will provide Nova Scotia based businesses new knowledge to aid in discovering the ease of inclusion in the workplace

Meet the experts, learn about new legislation, and access financial supports that ensure your business welcomes everyone! 

Join us in bringing together P3 stakeholders with a similar goal of making Nova Scotia the most accessible province in Canada!

ODE will cover the following topics, ensuring attendees leave with a comprehensive tool kit of resources available while providing straight forward answers to your inclusion questions and addressing your business needs .


  • Facts, Flags, and Forward Thinking
  • Disability Awareness in Practice 
  • Ways to Improve Accessibility in Your Business
  • Accessing Available Grants and Partners
  • Next Steps!

For more information email Amanda, ODE Coordinator, amanda@reachability.org

Click here to find out how!


Participant Feedback:

"Thank you for hosting an amazing event... The presentation was outstanding and very helpful"
- Maureen Farmer, President, Word Right Career & HR Consulting Inc. 

ODE is proudly supported by the Department of
Communities, Culture and Heritage Nova Scotia

 ODE is proudly supported by the Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage Nova Scotia