We at NBACL are truly saddened to hear of the unexpected passing of Minister Flaherty last week. He was a true champion of disability issues in Canada. The recent Ready Willing and Able announcement made by the Federal Government to invest in individuals with intellectual disabilities who are Ready, Willing and Able to work was […]
NBACL is supporting a family seeking to rent a three bedroom standalone home by the end of the month within the Park Street zone area in Fredericton. The price rate they are looking for is up to $1130, plus utilities per month. Please contact the Family Support Facilitator, Tiffany at 453-4416 or email email@example.com with […]
Accessing the DTC can be a challenging and sometimes intimidating process for people with a disability and their families. This blog will focus on providing tips to help individuals and families when applying for the Disability Tax Credit.
ADAM HURAS Legislature Bureau May 14, 2014 Economic development consultant David Campbell addresses those attending a provincial job summit in Fredericton on Tuesday. Photo: Adam Huras/Legislature Bureau FREDERICTON • A provincial jobs summit has resulted in a call for strengthened efforts at the high school level to educate students about a looming shortage of workers. […]
(Fredericton, NB) – The Canadian Association for Community Living (CACL) recognized ten New Brunswick individuals, schools and organizations with 2013 Inclusive Education Awards today during a ceremony at Government House. Eight of the certificates honoured educators, students, schools and others who work every day to include all students in education and school life. Two special […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Toronto, ON, December 3rd, 2013 2013 National Report Card asks for a new approach to employment services Today, on December 3rd, International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the Canadian Association for Community Living (CACL) issues its annual National Report Card on Inclusion. The 2013 report card focuses on how Canada is doing […]
If you shop at Value Village in Fredericton, you will see a smiling and hard -working young man, named Zackary Mott (Zack), restocking shelves and helping customers who need a hand. But if you were to go back four years and visit Zack in school, you might not recognize the shy young man who looked […]
When Canada signed the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in 2009, it was thought that a stronger commitment to ensure that children with disabilities to enjoy all human rights and fundamental freedoms on an equal basis with other children would be the foundation of future educational and health policies, funding programs, individual services and supports and protection services for children, to name a few.
According to Tara Brinston, there are many up and coming leaders in the so-called ‘millennial’ generation. Willow Grove native is already a proven young leader JON MACNEILL Those who think millennials are a generation of uninspired slackers would do well to learn what’s happening in Digby, N.S., next week. “There was a big research study […]
Hello, My name is Marci Wiggins, and I am a summer student here at NBACL in Fredericton, helping out in the area of Social Policy Research. I am also a law student at UNB, and some of the research I have been helping out with this summer has focused on ways that our legal system […]
Congratulations to Tara Brinston, who was recently named Young Professional of the Year by the Fredericton Region Young Professionals and Entrepreneurs (FRYPE). The New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) is fortunate to have Tara as part of our team, as Director of Programs. It takes a certain kind of person to choose a career […]
Below is an article that appeared in the March 22, 2012 edition of the Daily Gleaner. March 24, 2012 By Lori Gallagher Tara Brinston is proving that one person truly can make a difference – both big and small – in the lives of others. One way she’s doing this is as the director of […]