Open Letter to New Brunswick MPs – Re: Bill C-22 – Canada Disability Benefit – Third and Final Reading
We are urging you to prioritize and fast-track Bill C-22 at Third Reading and vote in favour so it can get to the Senate as quickly as possible, become law and enable the regulatory process to get started. This is a historic opportunity that we cannot miss.
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.
Inclusion NB Receives National Grant from the Petro-Canada CareMakers Foundation
On this Giving Tuesday, Inclusion NB is pleased to share that our work has been recognized by the Petro-Canada CareMakers Foundation. We are receiving a grant of $150,000 for our Building Caregiver Capacity & Leadership for Inclusion Project. This is the largest single gift in our history. “For over 65 years, Inclusion NB (formerly the New […]
Seven New Brunswick Recipients Announced for National Inclusive Education Awards
The New Brunswick Association for Community Living, in partnership with Inclusion Canada, named seven recipients of National Inclusive Education Awards today.
Ten New Brunswick Disability Organizations Call for Social Assistance Reform
Ten disability organizations across New Brunswick have come together to call for changes to current Social Assistance policies, saying that existing supports do not meet the needs of people with a disability.
Community Sector a Significant Contributor to Provincial and National Economies, Study Finds
The Community Sector is a significant and valuable contributor to the provincial and national economies, according to the results of a study released by Ability New Brunswick and the New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL).
Eight New Brunswick Recipients Announced for National Inclusive Education Awards
The New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL), along with Inclusion Canada, named eight recipients of National Inclusive Education Awards today.
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.
13 New Brunswick Recipients Announced for National Inclusive Education Awards
The New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL), in partnership with the Canadian Association for Community Living (CACL), named 13 recipients of this year’s National Inclusive Education Awards today.
Not Just Talk- Easy Read Guides on Mental Health
Not Just Talk: Tools for Supporting Youth and Adults who have an Intellectual or Developmental Disability and Mental Health Issue is a series of three Easy-Read modules for persons, including those with an intellectual or developmental disability who wish to learn about mental health and mental wellness. The three modules focus on addressing Anxiety, exploring […]
Brief on Equal Access to Mental Health Services and Well-Being for People with an Intellectual or Developmental Disability
The mental health needs of people with an intellectual or developmental disability (IDD) continue to be unmet in New Brunswick. Research evidence indicates that the rates of mental health conditions in people with IDD are 3 to 4 times higher than the general population. Yet, many people are denied access to needed mental health services […]
Leaders in Inclusive Education across New Brunswick Recognized
Fredericton, N.B. -The New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) presented eight National Inclusive Education Awards for leadership in Inclusive Education across New Brunswick during a ceremony at Government House today. Introduced by the Canadian Association for Community Living (CACL), the awards recognize individuals, schools, early learning centres, and organizations who work every day to […]