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National Inclusive Education Achievement Awards call for nominations
The Canadian Association for Community Living, a Canada-wide association of family members and others, which works on behalf of persons of all ages who have an intellectual disability, is issuing a call for nominations for the National Inclusive Education Awards. The awards are presented to an individual or team who has made a positive and […]
UN’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2017
On Sunday, December 3, the world will once again mark the UN’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities. This annual observance was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in 1992 “to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society and development, and to increase awareness of the situation […]
RWA Works: Employer Toolkit for Inclusive Hiring
Inclusive hiring works. Research and experience have shown that an inclusive workplace drives innovation, providing distinct economic and social advantages to businesses of all sizes and industries. For most employers the only thing stopping the transition to an inclusive workplace can be a lack of knowledge. That’s where RWA Works comes in. RWA Works is a […]
I’m the boss!” says 16-year-old business owner
Customers who drop by to purchase eggs or pick up a bundle of kindling at Hay’s Lawn Care in Nashwaak Bridge may notice that there seem to be more roosters crowing and ducks quacking than last year, and they’re right! That’s because, what started out as raising 10 chickens when he was 14 years old […]
It was a weekend to remember!
NBACL hosted its major 60th anniversary celebration on the weekend of October 27 and 28, and oh, what a weekend it was, with recognition events, special announcements and launches, and educational and informative workshops and presentations! It all started Friday with a day-long workshop that had educators, advocates and NBACL staff and friends abuzz with […]
The Fall edition of Newsbreak is here!
Enjoy the Fall edition of NBACL’s quarterly newsletter, Newsbreak Inside this edition, you will find: 60th Anniversary Conference! President’s message More BOBS in Northern NB thanks to UPS Foundation Shelley Moore comes to NB! Champions of Inclusion to be honoured at gala dinner “Support Match NB” goes provincial NBACL wins national Employee Recommended Workplace Award Summer […]
2017 Champions of Inclusion Awards-Don’t miss this prestigious event!
NBACL is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year! One of the events to mark the occasion is recognition of the province’s Champions of Inclusion, those community members who have made a significant contribution toward the goal of full inclusion for all citizens. The Champion of Inclusion award is NBACL’s premier award, and will be presented […]
60th anniversary weekend to feature learning, honours, friendship and inclusion
NBACL is shifting our 60th anniversary celebrations into high gear next month with a special Conference and Annual General Meeting. Slated for Friday and Saturday, October 27 and 28, we expect the events to attract self-advocates, families, educators, counsellors, social workers, support workers and government officials, as well as staff and members of the Association. […]
Please “Give a Sh!rt” for New Brunswickers, and for our environment!
Have you ever thought about the impact your clothing has on the environment, and could have for people in New Brunswick? If so, would you “give a sh!rt”? Consider this. It takes 1800 gallons of water to make just one pair of jeans. And it takes another 700 gallons to make a t-shirt. No wonder […]
Notice of Meeting NBACL Annual General Meeting 2017
You’re Invited! Join us Saturday, October 28, 2017 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Fredericton, NB Fredericton Inn, 1315 Regent Street, Fredericton, NB E3C 1A1 Be part of building an inclusive community where persons with a disability can live, learn, work and actively participate in their communities as valued and contributing members. Important […]
Employees’ feedback nets NBACL a National Globe and Mail award!
(Fredericton, NB) When it comes to being a great employer, the New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) is “numero uno” in the eyes of its employees. And thanks to that endorsement, NBACL has received national recognition as a Globe and Mail Employee Recommended Workplace Award winner. The award was presented last night at the […]
Inclusive Education Webinars
Following the webinars, please feel free to visit our Inclusive Education page for more information. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to the Inclusive Education team by calling toll free 1-866-622-2548 ext. 2235 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. ____________________________________________ Policy 322 Do you have a son or daughter attending school (K-12) and […]