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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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NBACL and Fredericton Sport Investment Partner for Annual Elimination Draw

If you’re in the market for a new four wheeler and want to support a great cause, NBACL and Fredericton Sport Investment Inc. (FSI) are giving you the chance to win one, along with some other amazing prizes, as part of the annual Elimination Draw presented by both organizations. “We knew we had to bring […]

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Reflecting on the past year and looking ahead to the future at 2018 Annual General Meeting

NBACL’s Annual General Meeting took place at the Crowne Plaza in Moncton in September and was well attended by members of the province’s local ACL’s, self-advocates, families and members of the community. The evening celebrated the success of the Association’s programs and NBACL’s Committee Chairs reflected on their work over the past year. The AGM […]

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Meet Our New Executive Director, Sarah Wagner

The New Brunswick Association for Community Living welcomed Sarah Wagner into the position of Executive Director in early July. Sarah previously worked as the Association’s Director of Programs, and has been with NBACL since 2014. She grew up in Fredericton and has lived most of her life there. When asked when her interest in the […]

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It’s time to “Give a Sh!rt” for your environment and NBACL!

The annual New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) “Give a Sh!rt” campaign launches today! The average person throws away roughly 81 pounds of textiles annually, and nearly 95% of disposed items that end up in landfills could be reused. That’s where we come in! NBACL is one of two New Brunswick charities to partner […]

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High School Grad Finds Next Step at CCNB

Jani Cormier graduated from Polyvalente Louis-J.-Robichaud in June, where she took part in the New Brunswick Association for Community Living’s (NBACL) Transition to Work program. After being accepted to Collège Communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick (CCNB) Dieppe’s Early Childhood Program starting this fall, Jani got a job working part-time at a daycare in Cap-Pelé. “She’s made big […]

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New Brunswick Association for Community Living announces new Executive Director

(Fredericton, N.B.)— After a six-week search, the Board of Directors for the New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sarah Wagner as the Association’s new Executive Director. “We’re thrilled to have Sarah step into this leadership role,” said Moira Wilson, NBACL President. “Her passion and commitment to our […]

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Graduate gains Independence at CCNB

Ryan Hébert recently graduated from a two year  Business  Administration course at Collège  Communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick (CCNB) Dieppe, and had the ideal experience for any student attending postsecondary school. “Ryan is more confident and social; he is really mature in maintaining his independence,” said Hélène Corriveau, Transition Facilitator for the New Brunswick Association for Community Living […]

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CCNB Grad Follows Dreams

While high school was not the easiest time for him, Yannick Carroll always knew what he wanted to do in life. Seeing the work his cousin was doing training as a welder, Yannick planned to follow suit, applying to Collège Communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick (CCNB) Péninsule Acadienne for the same program. Right off the bat, he […]

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Introducing the Heart Award!

We’d like to introduce a new award here at the New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL)—the Heart Award! This award is a way for peers to recognize peers throughout the year, and for staff to get to know other staff members in our offices in other regions of the province. While our staff members […]

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The Compass- Database for Job Seekers on the Autism Spectrum

Do you identify as having Asperger Syndrome or Autism Spectrum Disorder? Are you looking for employment? Do you live in the Fredericton area? Create a profile with The Compass , a database for job seekers on the autism spectrum. Autism Connections Fredericton and Ready, Willing and Able (RWA) are working in collaboration to connect job seekers […]

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