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New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) joins Future ReadyNB as an Employer Champion

Fredericton, NB – The New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) has joined Future ReadyNB as an Employer Champion to help New Brunswick companies and non-profits find the young talent they need to succeed. Future ReadyNB is a partnership between New Brunswick’s private sector, non-profit organizations, all four publicly funded universities, and government that serves […]

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Spark Joy by Donating to the New Brunswick Association for Community Living!

Have you recently de-cluttered your closets and tidied up, ridding your home of items that no longer spark joy? Not sure what to do with the unwanted items that you’ve collected? The New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) can help! NBACL’s Community Collection Program collects a wide variety of textile items, including clothing and […]

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New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) earns national distinction as an Employee Recommended Workplace

Fredericton, NB— The New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) has again earned national distinction as an Employee Recommended Workplace for the third year in a row. The designation is part of a program developed by Morneau Shepell and The Globe and Mail to recognize employers across the country that have the highest standards in […]

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Modifications made to NBACL Community Collection Program Bins

For Immediate Release January 28, 2019 The New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) has taken action to make modifications to its clothing donation bins across New Brunswick.  NBACL is aware of recent media reports of individuals being trapped in and harmed by clothing donation bins, and has taken proactive steps to ensure similar situations […]

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National Inclusive Education Awards Nominations for February 2019

As you may already know, February is National Inclusive Education month. The New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) would like to recognize achievements and present an award, on behalf of the Canadian Association for Community Living (CACL), to an individual or group who has made a significant contribution to inclusive education in their province […]

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The Evidence is in: Limit Access to Assisted Death for the Sake of Equality

The Canadian Association for Community Living (CACL), our national federation, has issued this cautionary press release in response to a new report from the expert panel on medical assistance in dying (MAiD). The New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) unites with CACL in opposing any changes to the end of life criterion within the […]

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Why Inclusion is Important to Me

Inclusion is something that has always been important to me, especially since I was diagnosed with Asperger’s seven years ago. I am so privileged that I have always been included in so many great things such as where I went to school and having so many great friends that I have met from the various […]

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Historic Steps in Recognizing Human Rights of Canadians with Disabilities

Fredericton, N.B.—The New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) applauds the Government of Canada on their accession to the Optional Protocol to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). Canadians can now make complaints to the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities of violations of their rights […]

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Our Holiday Shopping List 2018

Our Holiday Shopping List far exceeds what we are able to provide on our own. Our list is also unique from many other shopping lists this time of year. It’s not full of wants, but actually full of needs. Items that will help many people live an ordinary life. Please help provide hope this holiday season by making a […]

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Top 10 Winners of NBACL and FSI Annual Elimination Draw 2018

Top 10 Elimination Draw Winners 2018: 10- 1 Night Stay at Delta Fredericton- Adam Steeves 9- Dinner for 2 at Kitchen 540 ($200 Value) – Shannon Doran 8- 1 night stay at Crowne Plaza plus breakfast for 2- Jamie Willis 7- Golf Package at Kingswood Signature Course (x2) & Mactaquac (x2) Green Fees- Bubba Hicks […]

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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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