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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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Livestream Link – End of Life, Equality, and Disability: A National Forum on Medical Assistance in Dying

On January 30th, 2020 at 11am -1pm AST, CACL and the Council of Canadians with Disabilities (CCD) will be hosting a public forum bringing together policy makers and the disability rights community to discuss the critical balance between the right to autonomy and the right to equality in Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) legislation. Simultaneous interpretation, ASL/LSQ, […]

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LET’S TALK

At the New Brunswick Association for Community Living, we are committed to supporting individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability overcome mental health challenges. In partnership with Bell Let’s Talk Canada, NBACL has created ‘easy read guides’ to support individuals with a disability who also have depression, anxiety, or mental wellness concerns. Although these guides are extremely […]

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Give the Gift of Opportunity this holiday season!

  For a donation of $10 to the New Brunswick Association for Community Living, you will receive a beautiful card to give to someone special. The card will let them know that a gift has been made in their name to NBACL. This thoughtful gift will help create an opportunity for a family who has […]

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Statement on Web Accessibility

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