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RWA Works: Employer Toolkit for Inclusive Hiring

Inclusive hiring works. Research and experience have shown that an inclusive workplace drives innovation, providing distinct economic and social advantages to businesses of all sizes and industries. For most employers the only thing stopping the transition to an inclusive workplace can be a lack of knowledge. That’s where RWA Works comes in. RWA Works is a […]

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I’m the boss!” says 16-year-old business owner

Customers who drop by to purchase eggs or pick up a bundle of kindling at Hay’s Lawn Care in Nashwaak Bridge may notice that there seem to be more roosters crowing and ducks quacking than last year, and they’re right! That’s because, what started out as raising 10 chickens when he was 14 years old […]

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It was a weekend to remember!

NBACL hosted its major 60th anniversary celebration on the weekend of October 27 and 28, and oh, what a weekend it was, with recognition events, special announcements and launches, and educational and informative workshops and presentations! It all started Friday with a day-long workshop that had educators, advocates and NBACL staff and friends abuzz with […]

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The Fall edition of Newsbreak is here!

Enjoy the Fall edition of NBACL’s quarterly newsletter, Newsbreak Inside this edition, you will find: 60th Anniversary Conference! President’s message More BOBS in Northern NB thanks to UPS Foundation Shelley Moore comes to NB! Champions of Inclusion to be honoured at gala dinner “Support Match NB” goes provincial NBACL wins national Employee Recommended Workplace Award Summer […]

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2017 Champions of Inclusion Awards-Don’t miss this prestigious event!

  NBACL is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year! One of the events to mark the occasion is recognition of the province’s Champions of Inclusion, those community members who have made a significant contribution toward the goal of full inclusion for all citizens. The Champion of Inclusion award is NBACL’s premier award, and will be presented […]

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NBACL has received $22,000 from the Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund grant

NBACL is pleased to have received a $22,000 Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund grant in support of our Not Just Talk project. The announcement was at an event in our Training Room on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017. NBACL supports individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability (ID/DD) by working to ensure that they have the […]

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60th anniversary weekend to feature learning, honours, friendship and inclusion

NBACL is shifting our 60th anniversary celebrations into high gear next month with a special Conference and Annual General Meeting. Slated for Friday and Saturday, October 27 and 28, we expect the events to attract self-advocates, families, educators, counsellors, social workers, support workers and government officials, as well as staff and members of the Association. […]

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Please “Give a Sh!rt” for New Brunswickers, and for our environment!

Have you ever thought about the impact your clothing has on the environment, and could have for people in New Brunswick? If so, would you “give a sh!rt”? Consider this. It takes 1800 gallons of water to make just one pair of jeans. And it takes another 700 gallons to make a t-shirt. No wonder […]

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Transition – Charlotte County

Please join us in welcoming Nick George as our new Transition Facilitator for Charlotte County. Nick will officially be joining us on Monday, August 14th but will also be in the Fredericton office tomorrow to meet with Jordan Hovey to do cross training for his position. His first official week will be based in Fredericton […]

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Notice of Meeting NBACL Annual General Meeting 2017

You’re Invited!  Join us Saturday, October 28, 2017  9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Fredericton, NB      Fredericton Inn, 1315 Regent Street, Fredericton, NB  E3C 1A1 Be part of building an inclusive community where persons with a disability can live, learn, work and actively participate in their communities as valued and contributing members.     Important […]

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Employees’ feedback nets NBACL a National Globe and Mail award!

(Fredericton, NB) When it comes to being a great employer, the New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) is “numero uno” in the eyes of its employees. And thanks to that endorsement, NBACL has received national recognition as a Globe and Mail Employee Recommended Workplace Award winner. The award was presented last night at the […]

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Website helps match support workers and those who need them

        Are you a person with a disability who’s looking for a support worker, and needs a great resource to find one? Or maybe you’re a support worker looking for that perfect match? Either way, the new, free web resource called “Support Match NB” can help! Designed to connect individuals and families […]

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