Fall edition of Newsbreak is here!

Enjoy the Fall edition of NBACL’s quarterly newsletter, Newsbreak Inside this edition, you will find: A future that’s bigger than the past President’s message Wage exemption policy NBACL was “a lifeboat” for Dixon family The rights of children in childcare Staff matters Meet NBACL ChangeMaker, Jeff White Ready, Willing and Able: increasing employment for persons with […]

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The Rights of Children in Childcare

By Kristi Ewart On November 20th, 1989, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). This treaty is the most comprehensive of its kind in regards to the protection and support of all children, without discrimination. It recognizes that children have a right to be provided with unique […]

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Congratulations to our 2015 Elimination Draw Winners!

Here they are, the top ten winners of the FSI/NBACL Elimination Draw. Thank you to all of you who purchased tickets and supported two great organisations! 1st 2015 ARCTIC CAT 400 ATV (MacLean’s Sports) Barry Butler 2nd Deluxe 28” Ariens 291cc Snow Blower (Yard Gear) Greg Gorham 3rd Discovery 169 Old Town Canoe (Eastern Water […]

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Let’s Talk About the 2015 Federal Election

In the 2015 Federal Election, Canadians with an intellectual disability and their families are calling for Access, Opportunity & Inclusion. On Oct 19th, voters will be going to the polls to choose our next government. Among them are 750,000 Canadians with an intellectual disability and their millions more family members. Here in New Brunswick 22,000 […]

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Family Newsletter – Supporting Families to be Families First

NBACL’s Family Newsletter is here! Enjoy the latest edition of NBACL’s Family Newsletter. Inside this edition, you will find: From the Editor A Parent’s Perspective Did You Know? Featured Family Support Facilitator Enhanced Universal Child Care Benefit Financial and Estate Planning The Family Support Team NBACL Family Facebook Group Family Networks Survey Click here –   […]

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Steve Laurie’s Attention to Detail Pays Off

Customers who rent vehicles from Discount Car and Truck Rentals in Fredericton can be certain that their rentals will be spotlessly clean. It takes a person with a talent for paying attention to detail to ensure that the vehicles are road-worthy. Steve Laurie is just that person. When I arrived at Discount to do the […]

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Summer edition of Newsbreak is here!

Enjoy the Summer edition of NBACL’s quarterly newsletter, Newsbreak Inside this edition, you will find: FUN NB Family BBQ a time to just be families President’s message Algonquin Resort’s warm hospitality extends to employees Diane Gorneau lives a good life Events at a glance Staff matters FSI 2015 Elimination Draw Meet NBACL ChangeMakers, McInnes Cooper […]

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Thank You to Second Cup

A big thank you goes out from NBACL to Judy and Dan Koncz, owners of Second Cup in Fredericton. To help NBACL thank our volunteers in the Fredericton area during National Volunteer Week, Second Cup donated a very generous amount of gift cards as a way for us to say “thank you”. Make sure to […]

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Spring edition of Newsbreak is here!

Enjoy the Spring edition of NBACL’s quarterly newsletter, Newsbreak. Inside this edition, you will find: NBACL presents 1st Andy Scott award and 3 Champions of Inclusion recognitions President’s message Guide helps families throughout life’s milestones NBACL honours 10 New Brunswickers with National Inclusive Education Awards National Volunteer Week Events at a glance 30 Ways to […]

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Family Newsletter – Supporting Families to be Families First

NBACL’s Family Newsletter is here! Enjoy the latest edition of NBACL’s Family Newsletter. Inside this edition, you will find: From the Editor The Email I Would Have Written Myself the Day Before My Son Was Born Making Tax Time Accessible To All Canadians NBACL Family Support Task Force Estate Planning for a Family Member with a […]

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Local family recognized for their work with Best Buddies in Fredericton

ELIZABETH FRASER Fredericton Daily Gleaner Ethan Pyke has taught his mom, Theresa Pyke, a thing or two about air guitar. Over the years, he’s also taught her the importance of inclusion. On Friday night, Ethan Pyke and his family were recognized at the Champions of Inclusion Awards Celebration for their involvement with the Best Buddies […]

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Community Living Association to present first Andy Scott award and three Champions of Inclusion recognitions

Champion. The defender of a cause, a remarkable person, a hero or warrior. Inclusion. Welcoming everyone into the group, be it a team, a business, a community, a club, a classroom, or any kind of organization. The New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) will honour people who exemplify the words “champion” and “inclusion” at […]

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