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New Brunswick Makes History with Supported Decision-Making and Representation Act

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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.

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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.

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Fredericton ACL 2022 Virtual ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

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 […]

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Why does New Brunswick need Social Assistance reform?

People with a disability are one of the populations most impacted by poverty in New Brunswick.

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Statement on the CUPE New Brunswick Strike

NBACL is concerned about the impacts the CUPE New Brunswick strike will have on New Brunswick students and families, in particular students with an intellectual or developmental disability.

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Key Points from New Brunswick’s 2021-2025 Addiction and Mental Health Action Plan

Last week, the Government of New Brunswick released the Inter-Departmental Addiction and Mental Health Action Plan, focused on addressing the increasing demand for addiction and mental health services.

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Statement on the United Nations release on medical assistance in dying based on having a disability

The New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) joins our national counterpart, Inclusion Canada, in backing the statement recently released by three human rights experts from the United Nations condemning access to medical assistance in dying based on having a disability.

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At Home – Activities and Resources During COVID-19

NBACL is happy to offer a list of engaging activities and resources (for all ages) to keep parents/guardians and their children learning and having fun during their time away from school. Click here

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Statement on the Return to School Plan

As we plan for the transition back to school in the fall, it’s important to remember that equal access to education doesn’t mean treating everyone the same.

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Statement on the UNESCO 2020 Global Education Monitoring Report

New Brunswick has been recognized as a world leader in inclusive education in the UNESCO 2020 Global Education Monitoring Report.

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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY – NBACL Board of Directors

New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL), an effective and dynamic advocacy organization for children and adults who have an intellectual disability and their families, is seeking motivated individuals to serve on the Board for three year terms. This year we have two vacancies:   Regional Representative         North East (Bathurst/Neguac & surrounding region) Parent/Self Advocate  […]

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Update from Sarah

“There is no power for change greater than a community discovering what it cares about.” Margaret J. Wheatley As the New Brunswick Association for Community Living, we understand fully the vital importance of building a strong, vibrant and inclusive society. What affects one affects us all, and as New Brunswickers, we all share in reaching […]

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Statement on Web Accessibility

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