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October 05, 2017
This is the second year Sankhar Sarki from Bhutan has helped to grow and harvest vegetables on a small plot tucked behind the Mercy Centre for Ecology and Justice on Mount Scio Road in St. John’s.
“A lot, a lot of potatoes this year,” he said, pleased, when asked about the 2017 crop
September 28, 2017
Students and staff at the Association for New Canadians’ ESL Training Centre participated in the Terry Fox School Walk for the 6th year in a row in support of The Terry Fox Foundation.
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September 06, 2017
Are you a Permanent Resident, Canadian Citizen, or Provincial Nominee living outside St. John’s looking for English as a Second Language (ESL) training? Contact us today to enroll in our Outreach ESL Tutor Program!
This program provides eligible newcomers living outside the St. John’s region with one-on-one ESL tutoring for 5 hours per week.
To enroll in the Outreach ESL Tutor Program, please fill out the Intake Form found here. If you have any questions, please call Jon at (709) 579-9172 or email research@nfld...
September 05, 2017
LINC Home Study Program:
This distance English as a Second Language (ESL) program is offered to eligible newcomers who wish to improve their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in English.
For more information on the LINC Home Study Program, download the program brochure at the link below or contact the ANC's ESL Training Centre at (709) 726-6848 or email@example.com
August 28, 2017
The ANC is offering Evening ESL Classes at its ESL Training Centre on Smithville Crescent in St. John's - every Tuesday from 7-9 pm.
The classes are available in 4 different levels: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, and Pronunciation.
For more information, please contact Marlene at (709) 726-6848 or linc@nfld
August 12, 2017
In honor of International Youth Day, we’re profiling some of the young people working with us this year as part of our ESL Summer Program for Children.
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July 21, 2017
Many thanks to representatives from the Read to Ride Program for hosting a ceremony at our ESL Training Centre and awarding a bicycle and helmet to a student from each level for their reading achievem...
July 12, 2017
The ANC hosted its 5th annual Multicultural Family Sports Day to celebrate Canadian Multiculturalism Day and Canada Day.
The event included a variety of family-oriented games, sports, and activities, face-painting, temporary tattoos, as well as snacks and refreshments.
The ANC would like to extend a sincere thanks to all funders who helped make this year's Multicultural Family Sports Day such a great success: Government of Canada, Scotiabank, Frontline Action, Harris Ryan Chartered Accountants, Lady Cove Women’s Choir, Participaction 150 Play List, Fortis, Project Kindness, and Canadian Tire.
We would also like to thank the following for their participation and contributions: Canadian Cancer Society, the City of St. John's REAL Program, Parks Canada, Cal LeGrow, and Cricket NL.
Click here to see some pictures from the day...
July 11, 2017
Naomi Niyukuli is a participant of the Home is Where the Heart Feels Photo Exhibit at City Hall – read her story here!...
July 02, 2017
The Association for New Canadians is seeking donations to support delivery of summer programming for refugee and immigrant children and youth. For more information or to make a contribution, please contact Jon at (709) 579-9172 or firstname.lastname@example.org
We are seeking donations for the following programs:
The Summer English as a Secondary Language (ESL) Program for Children
The ANC’s Summer ESL Program for Children is an eight-week educational and recreational program designed primarily for children of immigrant and refugee parents attending the ESL Training Centre. This program runs for the duration of the summer allowing parents to continue with their language training while their children are on summer break. The Summer Program Team facilitates various activities in order to provide newcomer children with an environment to develop social and language skills in an informal setting. Field trips and community outings are also facilitated daily to encourage a healthy and active lifestyle amongst newcomer children.
The Summer Enrichment Program (SEP) for Newcomer Youth
The Summer Enrichment Program (SEP) offers the opportunity for high-need newcomer youth to avail of summer programming that will reinforce the knowledge acquired through the school year, while also assisting them to prepare for the upcoming school year. The SEP focuses on both academic and community integration and provides a unique opportunity for immigrant/refugee youth to maintain and extend the literacy and numeracy skills that are essential for their academic and social success...