NBACL News

Help Reduce Textile Waste!

Here in New Brunswick, we don’t consider where our garbage goes once it’s picked up from our home. Once it’s out of sight, many of us simply don’t think about it again—but we should. With our wide swaths of pristine land, just how much space our waste takes up on an annual basis isn’t a […]

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New Brunswickers encouraged to donate clothing during Waste Reduction Week

(Fredericton, N.B.) October 15-21 is designated as Waste Reduction Week in Canada and the New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) wants to remind New Brunswickers that it’s also a great time to donate gently-used clothing, extending the life and reducing the amount of textiles going to landfill. “Waste Reduction week is the perfect time […]

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Meet the President – Suzanne Desrosiers takes over leadership role of NBACL Board

The New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) welcomed Suzanne Desrosiers into the position of President at the Annual General Meeting in Moncton in September. Since joining the Board, Suzanne has been part of the Executive as Secretary, followed by the position of Vice President. Growing up in a small mining community in northern New […]

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Families being Families at recent Values, Visions, and Action Retreat Weekend

Once again, the New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) co-hosted the annual Values, Visions, and Actions (VVA) retreat for parents or guardians of children with intellectual or developmental disabilities, this year in Alma. With four facilitators and 21 parents and guardians attending, this year’s VVA retreat was one of the largest to be co-hosted […]

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NBACL and Fredericton Sport Investment Partner for Annual Elimination Draw

If you’re in the market for a new four wheeler and want to support a great cause, NBACL and Fredericton Sport Investment Inc. (FSI) are giving you the chance to win one, along with some other amazing prizes, as part of the annual Elimination Draw presented by both organizations. “We knew we had to bring […]

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Reflecting on the past year and looking ahead to the future at 2018 Annual General Meeting

NBACL’s Annual General Meeting took place at the Crowne Plaza in Moncton in September and was well attended by members of the province’s local ACL’s, self-advocates, families and members of the community. The evening celebrated the success of the Association’s programs and NBACL’s Committee Chairs reflected on their work over the past year. The AGM […]

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FUN BBQs 2018

Ideal weather and great turnouts made for two successful Families United Network (FUN) barbeques in Saint John and Fredericton hosted by the New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) Community Navigators. Saint John’s Rockwood Park picnic grounds were perfect for games, food and socializing. “There were people there of all ages, and it really showed […]

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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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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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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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