Help us get Bill C-22 passed
Dear Partners in Inclusion: We need your voice to complete this important work and get Bill C-22 passed. C-22, An Act to reduce poverty and to support the financial security of persons with disabilities by establishing the Canada disability benefit and making a consequential amendment to the Income Tax Act, must be prioritized. The timing […]
Educators Recognized for their Extraordinary Commitment to Creating Inclusive Spaces within New Brunswick Schools
May 16, 2023 FREDERICTON, N.B. – In a ceremony today at Government House, four New Brunswick educators were recognized with National Inclusive Education Awards for their exemplary leadership and unwavering dedication to inclusive education. The awards are presented annually in partnership with Inclusion Canada, with the teachers being nominated by their peers. “These educators embody […]
Providing Clarity to Recent CBC News Story
To our partners in Inclusion, While Inclusive Education has been an area of focus since our inception over 65 years ago, in recent days, you will have seen the conversation be brought to the forefront through media stories. We wanted to take this opportunity to clarify some points that appeared in a recent piece by […]
It’s Time to Get Real about Inclusive Education in New Brunswick
We are seeing many headlines lately about the state of inclusion in our schools. The consultations of the province’s proposed new French language framework shone a light on the streaming problem in English prime classrooms. Also, recent comments by former Education Minister Dominic Cardy that inclusion is about children being, “within the school and not […]
Celebrating Patricia Dineen as she receives Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Medal
After more than 20 years as an active and dedicated volunteer with Inclusion NB, Patricia Dineen has been awarded the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Medal for her meaningful and longstanding contribution to her community in support of people with an intellectual or developmental disability and their families. In addition to serving as a member of the […]
Open Letter to New Brunswick MPs – Re: Bill C-22 – Canada Disability Benefit – Third and Final Reading
We are urging you to prioritize and fast-track Bill C-22 at Third Reading and vote in favour so it can get to the Senate as quickly as possible, become law and enable the regulatory process to get started. This is a historic opportunity that we cannot miss.
New Brunswick Makes History with Supported Decision-Making and Representation Act
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, December 16th, 2022
FREDERICTON, NB – Inclusion Canada and Inclusion New Brunswick are celebrating the passage of a historic new law, the Supported Decision-Making and Representation Act, which received Royal Assent today.
Call for nominations – 2023 National Inclusive Education Awards
On behalf of Inclusion Canada, the New Brunswick Association for Community Living is issuing a call for nominations for the National Inclusive Education Awards.
Inclusion NB Receives National Grant from the Petro-Canada CareMakers Foundation
On this Giving Tuesday, Inclusion NB is pleased to share that our work has been recognized by the Petro-Canada CareMakers Foundation. We are receiving a grant of $150,000 for our Building Caregiver Capacity & Leadership for Inclusion Project. This is the largest single gift in our history. “For over 65 years, Inclusion NB (formerly the New […]