Urgent Need for Comprehensive Safeguards in Physician-Assisted Suicide

Urgent Need for Comprehensive Safeguards in Physician-Assisted Suicide/ Voluntary Euthanasia to Respect and Protect Vulnerable Persons with Disabilities Fredericton, NB – In 2016, health care in New Brunswick will undergo a major transformation as patients obtain the right to request and receive physician-assisted suicide and voluntary euthanasia in order to die. The New Brunswick Association […]


The Rights of Children in Childcare

By Kristi Ewart On November 20th, 1989, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). This treaty is the most comprehensive of its kind in regards to the protection and support of all children, without discrimination. It recognizes that children have a right to be provided with unique […]


Let’s Talk About the 2015 Federal Election

In the 2015 Federal Election, Canadians with an intellectual disability and their families are calling for Access, Opportunity & Inclusion. On Oct 19th, voters will be going to the polls to choose our next government. Among them are 750,000 Canadians with an intellectual disability and their millions more family members. Here in New Brunswick 22,000 […]


Family Newsletter – Supporting Families to be Families First

NBACL’s Family Newsletter is here! Enjoy the latest edition of NBACL’s Family Newsletter. Inside this edition, you will find: From the Editor A Parent’s Perspective Did You Know? Featured Family Support Facilitator Enhanced Universal Child Care Benefit Financial and Estate Planning The Family Support Team NBACL Family Facebook Group Family Networks Survey Click here –   […]


Steve Laurie’s Attention to Detail Pays Off

Customers who rent vehicles from Discount Car and Truck Rentals in Fredericton can be certain that their rentals will be spotlessly clean. It takes a person with a talent for paying attention to detail to ensure that the vehicles are road-worthy. Steve Laurie is just that person. When I arrived at Discount to do the […]


Summer edition of Newsbreak is here!

Enjoy the Summer edition of NBACL’s quarterly newsletter, Newsbreak Inside this edition, you will find: FUN NB Family BBQ a time to just be families President’s message Algonquin Resort’s warm hospitality extends to employees Diane Gorneau lives a good life Events at a glance Staff matters FSI 2015 Elimination Draw Meet NBACL ChangeMakers, McInnes Cooper […]


Spring edition of Newsbreak is here!

Enjoy the Spring edition of NBACL’s quarterly newsletter, Newsbreak. Inside this edition, you will find: NBACL presents 1st Andy Scott award and 3 Champions of Inclusion recognitions President’s message Guide helps families throughout life’s milestones NBACL honours 10 New Brunswickers with National Inclusive Education Awards National Volunteer Week Events at a glance 30 Ways to […]


National Special Recognition Certificate in Inclusive Education – Dr. David Jory

Dr. David Jory Long-time advocate of Inclusive Education Saint John, NB National Special Recognition Certificate in Inclusive Education In 1985, a group of New Brunswick parents mounted a legal challenge using the Canadian Charter of Rights. Their argument? That it is a contravention of children’s rights to segregate those with a disability from being educated […]

The Honourable John Ross Matheson

Community Living Commentary – “The Incidental Influence of John Ross Matheson”

CACL is pleased to be launching ‘Community Living Commentary.’ Community Living Commentary is an online publication, released from time to time, to share different perspectives and new insights on the community living movement – our history, people who shape it, our successes and challenges we face ahead. To launch this series, we are honoured to […]


Online Resource -Taking the Journey Family Guide!

NBACL has worked with families from across the province to develop a comprehensive resource for families who require information and strategies to ensure their child has the best opportunity to live a good life. With over 200 pages of information on subjects that reach across the lifespan, from Early Learning and Child Care to Will […]

Flaherty Family

The Loss of a Champion

We at NBACL are truly saddened to hear of the unexpected passing of Minister Flaherty last week. He was a true champion of disability issues in Canada. The recent Ready Willing and Able announcement made by the Federal Government to invest in individuals with intellectual disabilities who are Ready, Willing and Able to work was […]


Family in Urgent Need

NBACL is supporting a family seeking to rent a three bedroom standalone home by the end of the month within the Park Street zone area in Fredericton. The price rate they are looking for is up to $1130, plus utilities per month. Please contact the Family Support Facilitator, Tiffany at 453-4416 or email with […]


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