The Premier's Council on the Status of Disabled Persons 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.
Directories for Persons with Disabilities in New Brunswick
The Premier’s Council on the Status of Disabled Persons has involved itself in a number of activities and projects over the past 30 years to improve the quality of life of those living with disabilities and to provide required tools, support and resources to those caring for persons with disabilities. We are pleased to present this report as a summary of our history and activities since the founding of the Premier’s Council in September 1982.
The new Disability Action Plan – The time for action is now report is now available! New recommendations have been prepared to address priority issues pertaining to persons with disabilities. Information was collected in 2011 from the Disability Stakeholders’ Summit, public dialogue session, and submissions from a survey sent across New Brunswick. The input was gathered from consumers, service providers and community stakeholders to form this new report.
Employment Action Plan for Persons with a Disability
The Government of New Brunswick has developed An Employment Action Plan for Persons with a Disability in New Brunswick in collaboration with community, employers, and government. The Plan aims to increase labour force participation of persons with disabilities in the province. Several hundred people attended the Public Dialogue Sessions in January 2012 and more than 100 submissions were received.