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Literacy Coalition of New Brunswick Ltd.
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Literacy Coalition of New Brunswick Ltd.

This committee drives to continue influencing the direction of literacy policy and to encourage and support the ongoing development of family, workplace and community based literacy programs.

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Aboriginal Workforce Development Initiative

Aboriginal Workforce Development Initiative

The Aboriginal Workforce Development Initiative (AWDI) represents the next stage in the development of a self-sufficient Aboriginal workforce in New Brunswick that includes full participants in and beneficiaries of the provincial economy. Programs and services include pre-employment training, trades orientation and training, employee recruitment and cross-cultural training. AWDI is the link that connects labour demand to local solutions.
Adult Learning and Literacy, Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour

Adult Learning and Literacy, Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour

This branch focuses on adult learning services including computer, literacy and workplace training. The site provides quick access to information about the Workplace Essential Skills (WES) certificate program, the Community Adult Learning Program (CALP) and General Education Development (GED) preparatory programs.
Apprenticeship and Occupational Certification, Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour

Apprenticeship and Occupational Certification, Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour

Apprenticeship is a vital, long-standing part of the training and education system in Canada and around the world. In New Brunswick, apprenticeship is a structured program that requires the committed participation of three partners: the apprentice, the employer and the government represented by the Apprenticeship and Occupational Certification branch.

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Born to Read New Brunswick
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Born to Read New Brunswick

Born to Read is a program designed to promote the message of the importance of reading to children from birth. We present every baby born in New Brunswick with a bag of books, as well as information on early childhood development and library programs.

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Canadian Evaluation Society/New Brunswick Chapter

Canadian Evaluation Society/New Brunswick Chapter

The New Brunswick Chapter of the Canadian Evaluation Society is a professional association dedicated to the advancement of evaluation theory and practice. It is committed to providing members with easy access to information and training based on the most current knowledge of the world evaluation community.

Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials/ Postsecondary Education in the Provinces and Territories

Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials/ Postsecondary Education in the Provinces and Territories

CICIC is a unit of the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC). It offers information on working in Canada and a listing of post-secondary education institutions for all provinces and territories. This page takes the viewer to a clickable map with links to educational system directories, information for international students, student tools and other government resources.
Canadian Research Institute for Social Policy (CRISP)

Canadian Research Institute for Social Policy (CRISP)

CRISP is a multi-disciplinary research organization dedicated to: conducting policy research aimed at improving the education and care of Canadian children and youth, contributing to the training of social scientists in quantitative research methods, and supporting low-income countries in their efforts to build research capacity in child development. CRISP is based at the University of New Brunswick (UNB) in Fredericton.
Council of Atlantic Ministers of Education and Training (CAMET)

Council of Atlantic Ministers of Education and Training (CAMET)

CAMET is dedicated to further enhancing the level of cooperation in public and post-secondary education by working on common issues to improve learning for all Atlantic Canadians, optimize efficiencies, and bring added value to provincial initiatives and priorities.

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Department of Post-secondary Education, Training and Labour

Department of Post-secondary Education, Training and Labour

This department helps adults in the province find the right education, skills and work experience to suit their needs in the workforce. The department also places great emphasis on adult literacy through distance education and its public libraries.

Directory of Services Offered to Persons with Disabilities in New Brunswick

Directory of Services Offered to Persons with Disabilities in New Brunswick

This online resource was prepared by the Premier’s Council on the Status of Disabled Persons. Updated regularly, the directory can be viewed both alphabetically and by subject. The website includes links associated with employment, apprenticeship and education.

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Elementary Literacy Friends (ELF)

Elementary Literacy Friends (ELF)

Elementary Literacy Inc. was formed as a not-for-profit organisation in May 2009 as a public/private sector partnership with the aim of improving literacy rates in elementary school children. It is estimated that currently 20-30 per cent of children in K-2 do not have the adequate foundational skills in literacy necessary to make the transition between learning to read and reading to learn. With Elementary Literacy Friends, you have the chance to make a positive, lifelong impact on individual children and how they contribute to society throughout their lives.
Enterprise Network

Enterprise Network

Smart businesses, whether large, small or in between, invest in employee skills and training. The Enterprise Network’s community economic development agencies in New Brunswick are available to help you start or grow a business. The agencies coordinate labour force development initiatives, offering services that include human resources planning, training and subsidies.

Explore My Future Career Awareness Expo

Explore My Future Career Awareness Expo

Explore My Future connects high school students to a broad range of post-secondary education and career options. It gives students an opportunity to meet people who work in careers in which they may be interested and encourages students to explore these options through appropriate post-secondary education or apprenticeship programs after graduation.

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Greater Moncton Literacy Advisory Board
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Greater Moncton Literacy Advisory Board

Part of the Greater Moncton Literacy Advisory Board's mandate is to promote literacy and its importance throughout the Greater Moncton area, and to promote literacy programs as well as to encourage and support the development of children, youth and adults experiencing difficulties in reading, through increased involvement of family and community.

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Hampton Alliance for Lifelong Learning (HALL)

Hampton Alliance for Lifelong Learning (HALL)

HALL is a non-profit community association made up of parents, citizens, business and government personnel, dedicated to providing resources and support to all parents and caregivers of young children (0-6) in Hampton and surrounding areas.

Human Resources Association of New Brunswick

Human Resources Association of New Brunswick

HRANB’s goal is to develop, support and equip HR professionals with the tools needed to meet the challenges of public and private sector organizations. The association’s mandate includes attaining recognition as a resource on employment issues, as well as promoting and gaining acceptance of the human resources field for the distinct body of knowledge it provides in business.

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IBEW37 / International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

IBEW37 / International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

IBEW Canada, in cooperation with Local 37 and your Training Trust Fund, is proud to announce the renewal of 225 Prepaid Online Training Courses for IBEW members, their friends and family. Many new courses have been added and include subjects such as Improving Your Listening Skills, Investing Basics, Back Safety and All About the Internet, with a number of courses available in French. Courses are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week until May 1, 2016.

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John Howard Society of New Brunswick - Saint John branch

John Howard Society of New Brunswick - Saint John branch

The John Howard Society of Saint John is an organization of citizens who accept responsibility for understanding and dealing with the problems of crime and the criminal justice system.

Joint Economic Development Initiative

Joint Economic Development Initiative

The Joint Economic Development Initiative (JEDI) has been instrumental in the economic development of First Nations communities and businesses in New Brunswick. Recently incorporated, JEDI is moving forward on adult education, business development and government procurement initiatives. Features of this website include current JEDI events, success stories, updates on the Aboriginal Youth Internship Program and links to partners.

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Laubach Literacy Fredericton

Laubach Literacy Fredericton

As a member of Laubach Literacy of Canada and a volunteer non-profit organization, the mission of Laubach Literacy Fredericton is to raise the literacy level of the people of the Fredericton area through the "Each One Teach One" method. Their trained tutors can take students to a grade six level in reading.

Laubach Literacy New Brunswick

Laubach Literacy New Brunswick

Laubach Literacy New Brunswick is a volunteer organization offering confidential and free literacy and numeracy training in communities throughout the province.

Learning Disabilities Association of New Brunswick

Learning Disabilities Association of New Brunswick

This association promotes the understanding and acceptance of the ability of persons with learning disabilities to lead meaningful and successful lives.

Learning: Everybody’s Project

Learning: Everybody’s Project

Learning: Everybody's Project is a citizen-led engagement initiative designed to engage New Brunswickers in a collaborative process to help shape a culture of learning in the province. The leadership team will work toward involving residents from all walks of life in the development and implementation of an action plan which articulates a clear vision for learning and positions New Brunswick as ‘The Learning Province’ in Canada.
LHTNB.ca / Labour History in New Brunswick

LHTNB.ca / Labour History in New Brunswick

Through this website, a team of researchers at the University of New Brunswick and l’Université de Moncton is making the history of work and the history of labour in the province more accessible to researchers and students, to the labour movement and to the general public. The program places a historical perspective on the contemporary challenges facing working people in New Brunswick today.

Literacy Coalition of New Brunswick Ltd.
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Literacy Coalition of New Brunswick Ltd.

This committee drives to continue influencing the direction of literacy policy and to encourage and support the ongoing development of family, workplace and community based literacy programs.

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Mi'kmaq/Maliseet Bachelor of Social Work Program
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Mi'kmaq/Maliseet Bachelor of Social Work Program

This program, jointly offered by Dalhousie University and St. Thomas University, is designed for First Nation individuals who are currently working or interested in working in social work or related positions in First Nation communities throughout the Atlantic Region.

Miramichi Literacy Council
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Miramichi Literacy Council

The Miramichi Literacy Council was formed with 23 Charter members in September 1978 and for the past 32 years has held Basic Tutor-Training and Writing Workshops. This organization is currently a member of Miramichi Partners in Literacy (since 2006) consisting of Miramichi Literacy Council Inc., New Brunswick Libraries, Horizon New Brunswick (hospital), and School District 16.
Moncton Regional Learning Council

Moncton Regional Learning Council

Formed in 1977, the MRLC (formerly the Greater Moncton Literacy Council) is a registered member of Laubach Literacy of Canada. This non-profit volunteer organization is committed to raising the literacy level of their community. Their trained tutors give adult learners one-on-one help, adapting the program to the goals of each student.

Moncton Youth Residences Inc.

Moncton Youth Residences Inc.

With care and concern for high risk youth and their families, Moncton Youth Residences Inc. provides services and programs for those requiring protective or rehabilitative support, or who are experiencing a crisis.

Multicultural Association of Fredericton (MCAF)

Multicultural Association of Fredericton (MCAF)

The mission of the MCAF is to celebrate strength in diversity by enabling meaningful exchange and full community participation among people of all backgrounds and circumstances.

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New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL)

New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL)

NBACL works on behalf of individuals with an intellectual disability and their families to build inclusive communities where all persons can live, learn, work and actively participate in their communities as valued and contributing members. This website provides access to four “opportunity links” including Transition from School to Work for Youth with Disabilities and Employing Workers with Intellectual Disabilities.

New Brunswick Career Development Action Group

New Brunswick Career Development Action Group

The New Brunswick Career Development Action Group is a non-profit partnership organization committed to career development in New Brunswick. It is governed by a board of directors made up of elected members from all areas of the career development field. The organization encourages cooperation, coordination, networking and information sharing among its members and with other groups.

New Brunswick Community Colleges (NBCC)

New Brunswick Community Colleges (NBCC)

The mission of NBCC is to provide quality training and educational products and services in New Brunswick to prepare for existing and emerging occupations, and to support adult basic education, general educational development, personal growth and lifelong learning.

New Brunswick Family Resource Centres

New Brunswick Family Resource Centres

Thirteen Family Resource Centres, funded through the Community Action Program for Children (CAPC), operate in New Brunswick . They offer a variety of programs and activities for parents and their children ages 0 - 6, including drop-ins, parent education and support groups, collective kitchens, and toy and resource-lending libraries.

New Brunswick Federation of Labour

New Brunswick Federation of Labour

The policies and practices of the New Brunswick Federation of Labour reflect its commitment to equality. The federation believes in the rights of all people to be treated equally and with mutual respect in workplaces, in society and in labour organizations.

New Brunswick Home Support Association
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New Brunswick Home Support Association

The objective of this association is to provide clear flow of communication for all home support agency members, to share ideas and strategies and to act as a liason with other Home Support Associations in Canada.

New Brunswick Public Libraries Foundation
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New Brunswick Public Libraries Foundation

This is a charitable organization that raises funds in support of New Brunswick’s public library system.

New Brunswick Public Library Service

New Brunswick Public Library Service

The public library system provides access to a collection of more than 1.8 million items, as well as to different programs and services. It promotes self-reliance by providing opportunities for New Brunswickers to enhance their knowledge and creative capabilities.

New Brunswick Social Policy Research Network (NBSPRN)

New Brunswick Social Policy Research Network (NBSPRN)

The New Brunswick Social Policy Research Network (NBSPRN) is a network of people engaged in activities that contribute to evidence-based public policy development. It includes researchers, academics, sectoral experts, practitioners, policy analysts, and informed citizens. NBSPRN provides a mechanism whereby government policy developers can connect with researchers and informed communities for the purpose of creating policy grounded in research evidence, offering experts an opportunity to conduct work relevant to socio-economic development.

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Office of Human Resources/Equal Employment Opportunity Program (EEO)

Office of Human Resources/Equal Employment Opportunity Program (EEO)

The Equal Employment Opportunity Program provides Aboriginals, persons with disabilities and members of a visible minority group with equal access to employment, training and advancement opportunities in the New Brunswick Public Service. The objective of the program is to help create a more balanced workforce that reflects the diversity of New Brunswick.

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Parenting for a Literate Community

Parenting for a Literate Community

This project involves working with Early Intervention and Family Resource staff to strengthen the literacy development of priority pre-school children and their parents. The goal is to work within the existing infrastructure to strengthen the literacies of home and centre based programs and to nurture a more coordinated approach to effective literacy education.

Premier's Council on the Status of Disabled Persons

Premier's Council on the Status of Disabled Persons

This Council is a body for consultation and study which was created to advise the provincial government and the general public on matters relating to the status of persons with disabilities. The Council reports directly to the Premier of New Brunswick.

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Quality Learning New Brunswick

Quality Learning New Brunswick

Quality Learning New Brunswick (QLNB) is a literacy-based organization that provides opportunities for individuals and families to become independent learners.

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Saint John Learning Exchange

Saint John Learning Exchange

This is a literacy education training centre dedicated to empower individuals through education, upgrading, training and employment preparation programs.

Skills Canada New Brunswick

Skills Canada New Brunswick

Skills Canada New Brunswick is a not-for-profit organization devoted to the promotion of the career possibilities in the trades and technologies. Through provincial Olympic-style competitions, Skills Canada NB helps make these occupations more visible for teachers, youth, parents, industry and the general public.

SolutionsNB.ca

SolutionsNB.ca

New Brunswick employers wanting to find solutions to their skilled labour shortage might benefit from a visit to SolutionsNB.ca. This online resource outlines the benefits of hiring newcomers. It provides links to credential/ competency assessment services and language training, and a guide to helping newcomers settle in the province.

South-east Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services

South-east Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services

South-east Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services is a non-profit, charitable agency that serves and advocates on behalf of the Deaf, deafened and hard of hearing community in south-eastern New Brunswick. They empower their clients to live independently and productively, with full access to opportunities that are readily available to persons who hear.

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TESL-NB

TESL-NB

TESL-NB is an association which concerns itself with methods of teaching English as a second language within New Brunswick.

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WORKink

WORKink

WORKink is an extensive online career development and employment portal for Canadians with disabilities. The site provides job search tools, career guidance and resources pertaining to education and employment. Whether you are a job-seeker, employer or career practitioner, WORKink outlines options and materials that are available to help you meet your needs.
Workplace Essential Skills (WES) Program

Workplace Essential Skills (WES) Program

The Workplace Essential Skills Program has been designed by the Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour to help employable and employed individuals enhance the skills that support their success on the job, at home and in the community. The program has been tailored to the specific needs of the workplace so that individuals can function to the best of their ability in today’s knowledge-based labour market.

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