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April 17, 2016
The ANC would like to send a sincere thank you to Wali Shah for taking the time to chat with participants in our Young Adult’s Group on Saturday. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed your narrative about coming to Canada during your teenage years and for many it was their first time witnessing spoken word poetry.
A big thanks to Alick Tsui Photography for the picture as well as the United Way of Newfoundland and Labrador, Shallaway Youth Choir, and VOCM Cares Foundation for bringing one of Canada's Top 20 Under 20 Alumni to St...
April 15, 2016
The Association for New Canadians would like to extend a huge thank you to Legend City Wrestling for your generosity in accommodating our Men’s Group participants at your event this past Friday at Easter Seals. Thanks to your kindness, our clients were able to witness some fantastic sports entertainment and even got in on some of the action! Given that many of our clients enjoyed professional wrestling before arriving in Canada, this was certainly a great experience for them and we would like to extend our sincerest thanks to everyone at LCW for facilitating this night.
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April 12, 2016
In April, participants in the ANC Women’s Group enjoyed a night of cooking as they learned to make carrot spice muffins and homemade frozen fruit smoothies
April 10, 2016
Since April 10-16 is National Volunteer Week, we would like to extend our sincerest thanks to all those who have kindly volunteered their time to support the resettlement of refugees arriving in Newfo...
April 09, 2016
In Corner Brook and need a fresh new look? Check out this video and book in with Mohamad at Silver Scissors and the Emerald Spa
April 08, 2016
During March, participants in the ANC Men’s Group enjoyed an indoor game of soccer. Everyone in attendance had a great time as they were able to take part in a recreational activity despite the cold weather. Thanks to the City of St. John's for providing space for the game
April 07, 2016
During March, participants in the ANC Women's Group enjoyed an Easter-themed party that included tye-dying, an egg hunt, and egg painting. Participants were provided with an opportunity to show off their creative skills and learn about some typical Easter festivities
April 06, 2016
A big thank you to Scotiabank for its donation of 50 Ice Caps tickets to the ANC! This generous contribution allowed several newly-arrived Syrian families and their volunteers to enjoy what, for most, was their first live hockey game. Everyone in attendance was also treated to free St
April 06, 2016
The Association for New Canadians would like to sincerely thank the United Way of Newfoundland and Labrador for supporting the Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program and Diversity Training Initiative. Thanks in part to funding provided through the 2015 Community Fund, the Association was able to deliver the following programs across Newfoundland and Labrador:
• Private Sponsorship of Refugees (PSR) Program which supports various community groups, businesses, private citizens, and faith-based organizations as they seek to privately sponsor refugee families here in Newfoundland and Labrador. During 2015-16, over 50 sponsorship applications were initiated as part of the program;
• Diversity Training Initiative which promotes the value and importance of diversity, multiculturalism, and cross-cultural awareness across the province. During 2015-16, 128 presentations were delivered to approximately 5,600 participants and over 250 information packages were distributed to a multitude of businesses and community agencies/groups across the province...
April 05, 2016
The ANC’s Settlement Workers in the Schools (SWIS) Team provided newly-arrived Syrian children with a series of educational workshops during the Spring break. Everyone in attendance was provided with an opportunity to improve their English language skills, discuss the Western school system, and play a variety of educational games