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September 19, 2014
The Atlantic Lottery Corporation partnered with the Association for New Canadians to participate in the United Way of Newfoundland and Labrador's Day of Caring on Friday, September 19, 2014. The Atlantic Lottery Team cleaned up the grounds of the ANC's ESL Training Centre, including laying new sod on the Centre's lawn. Many thanks to the members of the Atlantic Lottery Corporation Team and the United Way of Newfoundland and Labrador! Please visit our "Gallery" to view photos from the event...
August 25, 2014
On Monday, August 25th, 14 women participated in the monthly ANC Women’s Group where they took part in a tour of the Cape Spear Historical Site. A big thanks to Parks Canada and especially our tour guide Victoria for being so accommodating! Please visit our "Gallery" to view photos from the day
August 23, 2014
Students and staff of the Association for New Canadians' New Canadians' ESL Training Centre attended the Tombolo Multiculturalism Festival in Ferryland on August 23, 2014. They enjoyed a tour of Ferryland and had the opportunity to participate in the Multicultural Variety Concert, where the New Canadian Voices Choir performed for the crowd in attendance. A great time was had by all! Please visit our "Gallery" to view photos from the day
August 21, 2014
The Association for New Canadians' Summer Program for Children held its Closing Ceremony on Thursday, August 21, at Bishop Abraham Elementary in St. John's. Those in attendance were treated to a number of performances by program participants, including presentations on summer field trip activities, dance routines, and a slideshow! Please visit our "Gallery" to view photos from the event
July 24, 2014
The Association for New Canadians' Summer Enrichment Program for Refugee and Immigrant Youth held its Closing Ceremony on Thursday, July 24th. Youth had the opportunity to speak about the activities and outings they participated in throughout the duration of the program, including a visit to Salmonier Nature Park, the Confederation Building, the Fluvarium, the Town of Brigus, and Bowring Park. The event also featured dance performances by participating youth, as well as a prize giveaway that included 5 bikes donated by the Read to Ride Program! Please visit our "Gallery" to view photos from the event...
July 22, 2014
On June 22nd, the Association for New Canadian’s organized a Women’s Group outing to Middle Cove Beach. 28 participants learned how to make s’mores, enjoyed the beautiful weather, dipped their toes in the Atlantic Ocean, and even got to kiss a cod! A big thank-you to the volunteers that came out to lend a hand, and to the kayakers we met that were more than happy to show off their catch! Please visit our "Gallery" to view photos from the day
July 04, 2014
THE ASSOCIATION FOR NEW CANADIANS' MULTICULTURAL FAMILY SPORTS DAY HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO TAKE PLACE ON FRIDAY, JULY 4, 2014, FROM 10:00AM TO 2:00PM AT WISHINGWELL PARK IN ST. JOHN'S.
The Association for New Canadians will be hosting its second annual Multicultural Family Sports Day in honour of Canadian Multiculturalism Week 2014. Activities will include a variety of family-oriented games and sports, as well as a lunchtime bbq.
Come and enjoy the day with us!
Where: Wishingwell Park (Empire Avenue Entrance)
When: Friday, July 4, 2014, 10:00 – 2:00
This event is free of charge and open to the public.
Thank you to our sponsors:
Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Atlantic Lotto Corporation, Newfoundland and Labrador Credit Union, Scotiabank, Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro, Harris Ryan Chartered Accountants, and Toyota Plaza...
June 26, 2014
On Thursday, June 26th, twelve women came together for the monthly Women’s Group session. Participants designed and created glass lanterns for the Victoria Park Lantern Festival, scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 26th. Later, everyone enjoyed a true Canadian staple – coffee and tea at Tim Horton’s! Please visit our "Gallery" to view photos from the event
June 26, 2014
The Read to Ride Program hosted a ceremony at the Association for New Canadians' ESL Training Centre on Thursday, June 27. A student from each level at the ESL Training Centre was awarded a bicycle and helmet for their reading achievements, and there were prize draws for those in attendance. A big thanks to David D'Entremont and everyone at Read to Ride who helped facilitate this event
June 24, 2014
HELP MAKE THE ANC'S MULTICULTURAL FAMILY SPORTS DAY A GREAT SUCCESS!
To help increase newcomer families' accessibility to sport and recreation activities in the community, the Association for New Canadians is seeking donations of gently used sports equipment for its upcoming event, Multicultural Family Sports Day, to be held on June 27th 2014 at Ayre Athletic Field in St. John's.
We are seeking donations of:
Please drop off your donations to the ANC's Main Office located at 144 Military Road or the ANC's ESL Training Centre at 10 Smithville Crescent on or before June 24th, 2014.
If you have any questions or require further information, please contact Ken Walsh, Event Coordinator, at 726-3759...