Hello Inclusion Partners, We want to update you on the progress in selecting our new Executive Director. A board search committee has been established and we have engaged the executive search firm of KBRS to assist with the search. KBRS has worked with our search committee, members of our Inclusion NB team, and community partners to […]
To Our Friends and Partners in Inclusion, I wanted to share that Sarah Wagner, our Executive Director, has informed the Board of Directors that she will be joining the Office of the Child, Youth and Seniors’ Advocate, as Deputy Advocate – Public Affairs, beginning in September of 2023. On behalf of the entire organization, the Board […]
Inclusion NB is leading the creation of opportunities for individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability to live full and valued lives in all aspects of society. We are seeking motivated community members to serve on the Inclusion NB Board of Directors for a three-year term (with a renewal opportunity of one additional three-year term). […]
Christian Arsenault has played the drums since 2006, when he got a beginner kit to bang on at home, but it wasn’t until Inclusion NB’s social inclusion program connected him to a local music producer, that he had the chance to play in a band. “It’s given me this feeling like there’s something else; there’s […]
Transition to Work program helps Deven find work, career path Deven Stewart is ready for his next chapter after he graduates from Oromocto High School in June. Thanks to Transition to Work, a program that helps high school students with intellectual disabilities get workforce-ready, he’s already combined his passions for hockey and people into a […]
To Our Partners in Inclusion: As many of you are aware, the provincial government’s plans to amend Bill 46, the Education Act, were halted today. This is a victory for our inclusive education movement in New Brunswick. While much focus has been on how the proposed changes to Bill 46 related to governance, it’s important […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Bill 114: Child and Youth Well-Being Act – Recommendations for Amendments to Support the Well-Being of Children, Youth, and Families with a Disability
The field of child welfare has become increasingly aware of the over-representation of families of children and youth with disabilities and parents with disabilities in child protection cases.
Fredericton ACL cordially invites you to the 2022 virtual ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING When: Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at 6:00 pm Where: via ZOOM Video Conference To register to attend and receive the meeting link, please e-mail FrederictonACL@bellaliant.com Registration Deadline: May 24, 2021 Guest Speaker: Ken Forrest “Housing in the City of Fredericton” An inclusive Fredericton where people with an intellectual […]
Brief on the Reform of the Infirm Persons Act and the Establishment of a Legal Capacity and Supported Decision-Making Framework for New Brunswick
The government of New Brunswick has announced its intentions to review and reform the Infirm Persons Act. We propose a significant shift in adult decision-making laws in New Brunswick.