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RWA Works: Employer Toolkit for Inclusive Hiring

Inclusive hiring works. Research and experience have shown that an inclusive workplace drives innovation, providing distinct economic and social advantages to businesses of all sizes and industries. For most employers the only thing stopping the transition to an inclusive workplace can be a lack of knowledge. That’s where RWA Works comes in. RWA Works is a […]

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I’m the boss!” says 16-year-old business owner

Customers who drop by to purchase eggs or pick up a bundle of kindling at Hay’s Lawn Care in Nashwaak Bridge may notice that there seem to be more roosters crowing and ducks quacking than last year, and they’re right! That’s because, what started out as raising 10 chickens when he was 14 years old […]

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NBACL has received $22,000 from the Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund grant

NBACL is pleased to have received a $22,000 Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund grant in support of our Not Just Talk project. The announcement was at an event in our Training Room on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017. NBACL supports individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability (ID/DD) by working to ensure that they have the […]

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Employees’ feedback nets NBACL a National Globe and Mail award!

(Fredericton, NB) When it comes to being a great employer, the New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) is “numero uno” in the eyes of its employees. And thanks to that endorsement, NBACL has received national recognition as a Globe and Mail Employee Recommended Workplace Award winner. The award was presented last night at the […]

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Website helps match support workers and those who need them

        Are you a person with a disability who’s looking for a support worker, and needs a great resource to find one? Or maybe you’re a support worker looking for that perfect match? Either way, the new, free web resource called “Support Match NB” can help! Designed to connect individuals and families […]

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We’re a Globe & Mail Employee Recommended Workplace!

NBACL has earned national distinction as an Employee Recommended Workplace. The designation is part of a new program developed by Morneau Shepell and The Globe and Mail to recognize employers across the country that have the highest standards in workplace well-being. The Employee Recommended Workplace (ERW) program aims to recognize organizations that have prioritized the […]

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National Inclusive Education Achievement Awards call for nominations

May 15, 2017 The Canadian Association for Community Living, a Canada-wide association of family members and others, which works on behalf of persons of all ages who have an intellectual disability, is issuing a call for nominations for the National Inclusive Education Awards. The awards are presented to an individual or team who has made […]

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Inclusive Education Webinars

Following the webinars, if you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to the Inclusive Education team at 453-4400. Policy 322 Do you have a son or daughter attending school (K-12) and are you interested in knowing more about the Inclusive Education Policy in New Brunswick? Join the Manager of Inclusive Education, Sherry […]

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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: 60 years of community living! Let the celebration begin! President’s message Krista Carr to lead national organization Danny Soucy to head up NBACL as Executive Director Innovative “Support Match NB” now up and running for Saint John area Untapped Potential: United […]

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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: Letter from the Editor The UN Convention and You Top Tips for Preparing Your Son or Daughter for Work-Life after High School Hard at Work Family Time Tips from Tammy Self-Managed Support through the Disability Support Program […]

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Innovative “Support Match NB” now up and running for Saint John area

      You’re a person with a disability who needs a support worker, but the person you have had for the last year is moving out west with her husband. Now what do you do? Is it going to be another ad on Kijiji, a post on Facebook, a tweet, and maybe even a […]

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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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