New Brunswick Aboriginal Peoples Council

Contact Information
Office Phone 506-458-8422
Toll Free Phone 800-442-9789
Fax 506-451-6130
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Primary Contact Elizabeth Blaney, Director of Administration and Program Development, NBAPC; Email:
Alternate Contact Julie Thibodeau, Administrative Assistant, NBAPC; Email:
Primary Executive Barry Labillois, President and Chief, NBAPC; Phone: 506-458-8422; Email:
Description & Services
Description of service(s) The New Brunswick Aboriginal Peoples Council (“NBAPC’), but was once called the New Brunswick Association of Metis and Non-Status Indians. We, at the Council are an Off-Reserve Aboriginal voice for approximately 28,260 Status and Non-Status Aboriginal People who reside in the Province of New Brunswick. 
In New Brunswick, our members are widely dispersed throughout the Province in villages, towns, cities, and rural areas. They are people of Aboriginal Ancestry for whom the N.B.A.P.C. provides services, programs, and a political voice for their concerns.
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm; 
Summer Hours: Mon-Thurs 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-1 pm
Dates Program is Offered Closed on statutory holidays
Areas Served New Brunswick
Eligibility Must have lived off Native reserve for more than six months. Contact us for other eligibility requirements.
Application Membership Process:  
Full Membership in the Council shall be open to persons of Aboriginal Ancestry 16 years of age and older and who ordinarily reside in New Brunswick and not on a Reserve. Only a Full Member shall be eligible to vote at Assemblies or Special Meetings or to hold elective office at the Executive or Board of director level of the Council. To be eligible for Full Membership, the Aboriginal person must: 
I) Be ordinarily resident in New Brunswick, off a Reserve, for six (6) months prior to applying for Membership; 
II) Meet the requirements of Membership and must fill out and have approved a Membership form prescribed for such purposes; 
III) Be a descendant of a verified and known Aboriginal person since July 1st, 1867. 
Spousal Membership shall be open to the spouse of a Full Aboriginal Member. No formal Membership Application is required for spousal membership but Spouse's name shall be included in the Annual Charter list from the Locals.
Languages English
Fees None
Location information
Located In Community Fredericton
Address & Map
Gould Building
320 St Mary's St
Fredericton, NB E3A 2S4
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Accessibility Fully Accessible ; ***Note that accessibility is self-reported. Please contact the organization before arrival***
Other Details
Service Level (50) Non Profit
Elections Information is listed on website
Service Categories Cultural Heritage Programs ~ Indigenous Communities ; Political Action/Lobbying Groups ~ Indigenous Communities

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