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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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Global Day of Parents

The New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) is marking this Global Day of Parents as a time to express gratitude to the parents who have a family member with a disability and are making sure they live the lives they deserve. Parents have a critical role in the structure of a family, and devote […]

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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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The Compass- Database for Job Seekers on the Autism Spectrum

Do you identify as having Asperger Syndrome or Autism Spectrum Disorder? Are you looking for employment? Do you live in the Fredericton area? Create a profile with The Compass , a database for job seekers on the autism spectrum. Autism Connections Fredericton and Ready, Willing and Able (RWA) are working in collaboration to connect job seekers […]

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Disability and AccessAbility Awareness Week 2018

“Equal Opportunity for All!” Disability Awareness Week 2018! The New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) will be helping to mark the 31st consecutive Disability Awareness Week (DAW) in NB from May 27 – June 2. “Equal Opportunity for All!” is this year’s theme. Disability Awareness Week is a time dedicated to informing New Brunswickers […]

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Today, May 15, 2018, is International Day of Families

The United Nations (UN) first marked May 15 as the International Day of Families in 1983 as a way to both acknowledge the hard work of families and to raise awareness of issues that affect them socially and economically. The focus of this year’s theme is “Families and Inclusive Societies.” The New Brunswick Association for […]

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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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Notice from NBACL Board of Directors of Search for an Executive Director

The Board of Directors of the New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) has begun the search for an Executive Director. To assure that the process is thorough and comprehensive, the executive search firm of Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette (KBRS) has been engaged to assist us. The search will continue for approximately six weeks. NBACL has […]

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Project marking Canada’s, NB Community Living’s anniversaries produces new course materials for NB schools

It’s the little project that grew, and what it has grown into could add a new and important dimension to social studies courses in New Brunswick’s middle and high schools. New Brunswick’s history curriculum currently includes a retrospective of many of the province’s distinctive communities – the Acadians, the Indigenous People, and those of African […]

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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY – NBACL Board of Directors

New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL), an effective and dynamic advocacy organization for children and adults who have an intellectual disability and their families, is seeking motivated individuals to serve on the Board for three year terms. This year we have six vacancies:   Regional Representative                    North East (Bathurst /Acadian Peninsula) Parent/Self Advocate                          North […]

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Nancy Hallihan-Sturgeon honoured with National Education Award

When it comes to inclusive education, one of the most important links in the chain is the teacher who teaches the teacher – the person who instructs future early learning and child care educators and K-12 teachers on how to see every child as an individual learner, and how to end exclusion in their centre, […]

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