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Meet Our New Executive Director, Sarah Wagner

The New Brunswick Association for Community Living welcomed Sarah Wagner into the position of Executive Director in early July. Sarah previously worked as the Association’s Director of Programs, and has been with NBACL since 2014. She grew up in Fredericton and has lived most of her life there. When asked when her interest in the […]

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National Inclusive Education Awards for February 2019

As you may already know, February is National Inclusive Education month. The New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) would like to recognize achievements and present an award, on behalf of the Canadian Association for Community Living (CACL), to an individual or group who has made a significant contribution to inclusive education in their province […]

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High School Grad Finds Next Step at CCNB

Jani Cormier graduated from Polyvalente Louis-J.-Robichaud in June, where she took part in the New Brunswick Association for Community Living’s (NBACL) Transition to Work program. After being accepted to Collège Communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick (CCNB) Dieppe’s Early Childhood Program starting this fall, Jani got a job working part-time at a daycare in Cap-Pelé. “She’s made big […]

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New Brunswick Association for Community Living announces new Executive Director

(Fredericton, N.B.)— After a six-week search, the Board of Directors for the New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sarah Wagner as the Association’s new Executive Director. “We’re thrilled to have Sarah step into this leadership role,” said Moira Wilson, NBACL President. “Her passion and commitment to our […]

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Graduate gains Independence at CCNB

Ryan Hébert recently graduated from a two year  Business  Administration course at Collège  Communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick (CCNB) Dieppe, and had the ideal experience for any student attending postsecondary school. “Ryan is more confident and social; he is really mature in maintaining his independence,” said Hélène Corriveau, Transition Facilitator for the New Brunswick Association for Community Living […]

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CCNB Grad Follows Dreams

While high school was not the easiest time for him, Yannick Carroll always knew what he wanted to do in life. Seeing the work his cousin was doing training as a welder, Yannick planned to follow suit, applying to Collège Communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick (CCNB) Péninsule Acadienne for the same program. Right off the bat, he […]

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Canadian Environment Week

The New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) is marking Canadian Environment Week as a time to be aware of how much we waste and encourage Canadians to contribute to preserving and protecting the environment. In 2017, approximately 26 billion pounds of textiles went to North American landfills –most of which was clothing! While it […]

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National Health and Fitness Day 2018

National Health and Fitness Day is intended to inspire Canadians to have fun being active and become as fit as they can! Going to the park on a sunny day, taking the dog out for a walk, or simply opting to walk to work instead of driving are all budget-friendly ways to get moving – you […]

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Briefing Note For New Brunswick Political Parties Regarding People With An Intellectual Or Developmental Disability And Their Families

People with an intellectual or developmental disability want and deserve real opportunities to live a good life as contributing members of New Brunswick society. People want to be fully included in school and in their communities, have access to the supports and financial resources needed to live in a home of their own, be gainfully […]

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Star Volunteer Recognized by Volunteer Greater Fredericton, United Way Central

Sue Hill is one of New Brunswick Association for Community Living’s (NBACL) most valuable contributor for 2017-2018. Sue comes to NBACL every Monday and Wednesday afternoon to volunteer, which she has been doing for over 10 years now. Sue is an essential and integral support to NBACL. She helps the administration team prepare for events, […]

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“Let us build an inclusive society for all.”

March 21 is World Down Syndrome Day! Did you know that 3/21 was named World Down Syndrome Day in recognition of the fact that Down syndrome occurs when a person has a triplicate of chromosome 21? The day was declared in 2012 by then Secretary-General of the UN, Ban Ki-moon, who said: “On this day, […]

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