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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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Introducing the Heart Award!

We’d like to introduce a new award here at the New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL)—the Heart Award! This award is a way for peers to recognize peers throughout the year, and for staff to get to know other staff members in our offices in other regions of the province. While our staff members […]

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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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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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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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Working Income Tax Benefit (WITB)

Working Income Tax Benefit (WITB) Fact Sheet What is the Working Income Tax Benefit (WITB)? WITB is a federal refundable tax credit. If you qualify for the credit it will reduce any taxes you may owe. If you don’t owe any taxes, the WITB will provide money from the federal government. WITB is designed to […]

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