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May 20, 2016
The Association would like to extend our sincerest thanks to the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary for visiting our ESL Training Centre today for a Meet and Greet with our clients and staff. Everyone was thrilled to meet your representatives and had a fantastic time checking out some of your patrol cars and horses from the Mounted Unit!
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May 17, 2016
The ANC would like to send our sincerest thanks to Computers for Schools for donating over 50 computers to our newly-arrived Syrian refugee families. Your generosity and hard work is very much appreciated
May 15, 2016
The ANC is delighted to partner with the Conservation Corps Newfoundland and Labrador to provide a team of four individuals (ages 16-30) with the opportunity to learn about different cultural practices and skills from around the world. As part of this project, students will engage various newcomers in order to exchange knowledge related to gardening, painting, and craft-making
May 12, 2016
The outpouring of support for displaced Fort McMurray residents isn't limited to just those who have long-standing connections to the northern Alberta community.
On Thursday, several newly arrived families from Syria came to a CBC live broadcast to show support — and pass along some money they had raised for the cause to the Red Cross.
Read the full story from CBC here
May 09, 2016
On May 4th, the ANC Young Adult’s Group visited Rotary Sunshine Park with volunteers from the MUN Med Gateway Program and learned basic archery skills from staff with the City of St. John's Recreation Department. A big thanks to everyone that facilitated this fantastic event – everyone in attendance had a great time!
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May 06, 2016
A big thank you to Lisa Gillam and the staff at Munchkin Music Factory for hosting a music event with some newly-arrived Syrian mothers and their children. It was an excellent opportunity to engage children’s language learning through music and everyone in attendance had a wonderful time!
We would also like to thank a local Girl Guide group for baking us some delicious treats for the event!
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May 06, 2016
A big thanks to Nancy and her team at RBC Stavanger Drive for choosing the ANC as the recipient of their Day of Service Grant for 2016
May 05, 2016
When Rita Khanchet saw images of a vicious wildfire destroying homes and uprooting tens of thousands of people in Fort McMurray, she immediately thought of Syria, the homeland she fled just five months ago with her husband and young son.
Click here for the full story from the Calgary Herald to find out how Rita and many others are helping!
You can also read another story from the Huffington Post Alberta here
May 04, 2016
We would like to sincerely thank Renee Sharpe for visiting the ANC and providing a Wen-Do lesson to teach basic self-defence techniques to newcomer women and girls – everyone in attendance had a fantastic time! We would also like to thank our interpreter Nura for your enthusiastic assistance.
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April 27, 2016
A big thanks to volunteer Fogho Ikede and the staff at TD Bank on Stavanger Drive for organizing a soccer fundraiser in support of the Association for New Canadians