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February 18, 2016
On Thursday, February 18th, participants in the ANC’s Youth Group celebrated Black History Month. Through a variety of fun and educational activities, everyone in attendance learned about the contributions and achievements of Black Canadians in our country's history and the vital roles they've played in shaping the Canada we know today. Please click here to view photos from the day
February 17, 2016
In preparation of the arrival of the Syrians who will be living in Lewisporte, Naz Faidullah (pictured) is offering Arabic lessons to people who are interested in learning some key words and phrases.
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February 16, 2016
Bernie Wills said there are two things that help to understand who a people really are.
“One of them is music and the other is food,” the humanities professor at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland said Monday afternoon.
“You get right to the heart of culture with music and food.”
Click here for the full story from The Western Star
February 10, 2016
Clients and staff of the Association for New Canadians prepared and served a delicious meal of pancakes and fruit to students at the ANC's ESL Training Centre on Wednesday, February 10. Please click here to view photos from the day
February 09, 2016
The ANC will remain closed for the remainder of the day. Please note that ESL Evening Classes scheduled for this evening have been cancelled
February 09, 2016
“Corner Brook, good” were the words Mohammed Almaidani was heard to utter as he looked out over his new home Sunday night.
Click here for the full story from The Telegram
February 08, 2016
For the month of February, the Association for New Canadians is opening a new storage facility and we are seeking the following items:
* Car seats and booster seats
* Pots, pans, and assorted cookware
* Kitchen utensils
* Small furniture (coffee & end tables, TV stands, etc.)
* Children's Toys
WE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTING THE FOLLOWING:
* Large furniture/appliances
* Electronics (TVs, etc.)
You can drop off at the Booth High School Cafeteria (151 Freshwater Road) every Saturday in February between 2 PM - 4 PM.
PLEASE NOTE: WE WILL NOT ACCEPT DONATIONS OUTSIDE OF THE DESIGNATED DROP-OFF TIMES OR AT EITHER OF OUR TWO LOCATIONS...
February 01, 2016
The Association for New Canadians would like to sincerely thank the public for their continued support during the past months. Indeed, we have been simply overwhelmed by the amount of donations received from the local community and, thanks to your immense generosity, our storage space is at capacity. Should you have any donations that you would like to contribute, we kindly ask that you hold on to them for a short period of time while we secure additional space. In the meantime, monetary donations to our Private Sponsorship of Refugees Fund are always appreciated – for more information on donations and other ways to help, please click here...
January 28, 2016
On January 28th, in collaboration with St. Mark's Church and the MUN Medical Gateway Program, the ANC Men’s Group offered participants a Cooking Class. Everyone in attendance learned how to prepare a spicy sweet potato, peanut and lentil dish that was enjoyed by all. A huge thanks to Rob Cooke and all the wonderful volunteers from St. Mark's Anglican Church as well as Jason Kinnin and the Gateway Program for providing the meal! Please click here to view pictures from the day
January 27, 2016
On January 27th, in collaboration with St. Mark's Church and the MUN Medical Gateway Program, the ANC Women’s Group offered participants a night all about healthy living. Everyone in attendance learned the basic ways to keep your heart healthy and had the opportunity to have their blood pressure checked by medical students. Additionally, participants helped prepare a healthy chickpea curry dish that was enjoyed by all. Check out the photos by clicking here