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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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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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Community Living NB marks Denim Day to raise awareness of abuse

Community Living NB marks Denim Day to raise awareness of abuse Wednesday, April 25, 2018 is Denim Day, a day that is important to the New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL). Here’s why. In the 1990s, an 18 year old Italian girl was sexually assaulted by her driving instructor. Initially, he was charged, convicted […]

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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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Thank you to our valued volunteers!

“The world is hugged by the faithful arms of volunteers.”  Terri Guillemets NBACL values and appreciates the many, many ways that our volunteers help us every day. There are many valued volunteers who work regularly to support NBACL. Some of you are members of our Board, or sit on one of our committees. Some of […]

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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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NB Community Living receives prestigious workplace designation

Fredericton, NB- Once again this year, the New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) has earned national distinction as an Employee Recommended Workplace. The designation is part of a 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. NBACL is […]

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Curlers “Hurry Hard” for Community Living

In celebration of our 60th anniversary, we hosted a celebratory Curling Fun Spiel at the Nackawic Curling Club on January 27, 2018.

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