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November 25, 2014
The Association for New Canadians' Women's Group hosted a Community Kitchen event with the assistance of volunteers from Memorial University's School of Medicine. Participants made hamburgers, meatless burgers, and had the opportunity to speak with volunteers about their experiences with food and cooking in their countries of origin, as well as since their arrival in Canada. Please visit our "Gallery" to view photos from the event
November 17, 2014
The VOCM Coats for Kids Campaign visited the Association for New Canadians' ESL Training Centre on Tuesday, November 18, 2014. Thanks to very generous donations from community members, local business, and schools, clients at the ANC had the opportunity to outfit their children with appropriate clothing for the winter season. Please visit our "Gallery" to view photos from the day
November 03, 2014
On Monday, November 3rd, 2014, 18 women participated in the monthly ANC Women's Group Session. This session included a tour of the historic Government House, where participants learned about the property and its history. Afterwards was a tour of the Basilica Church in downtown St. John's. A special thanks to our wonderful tour guides, Mr. Noel and Ms. Carew, for their time, patience, and wealth of knowledge. Please visit our "Gallery" to view photos from the day
October 23, 2014
Join us to learn more about the Private Sponsorship of Refugees (PSR) Program!
Topics will include:
• Eligibility assessment – identifying a case to sponsor
• Completing refugee application forms & processing timelines
• Overseas processing & mission-specific updates
• Working with Co-Sponsors & sponsoring family linked cases
• Blended Visa Office-Referred (VOR) Program
When: Thursday, October 23, 2014 9:00am - 4:00pm
Where: Association for New Canadians ESL Training Centre (located on Smithville Crescent next to St. Pat's Mercy Home)
To register, please contact Ken Walsh at firstname.lastname@example.org before October 21, 2014...
October 22, 2014
The Association for New Canadian’s Newcomer Conversation Class took things outside the classroom on Wednesday, October 22. Participants took part in a Sobey’s Taste & Learn Class to talk about nutrition, cooking, and to sample various items including homemade granola, pumpkin and apple soup, and apple butter. A big thanks to facilitator and dietician Susan Rideout for such a great class! Please visit our "Gallery" to view photos from the day
October 16, 2014
United Way Newfoundland and Labrador has launched a new poster series profiling individuals who have benefited as a result of United Way Funding. Tilak Chawan, current employee (and former client) of the Association for New Canadians was selected to be profiled as part of this series! Congratulations Tilak!
All posters in the series (5 in total) will be revealed on the United Way's facebook and Twitter pages. Visit the United Way NL website at nl.unitedway.ca/stories to view Tilak's full story, and the stories of other individuals featured in the poster series...
October 16, 2014
The Association for New Canadians is now offering a Canadian Language Benchmarks Level 4 Class for eligible newcomers who are unable to attend full-time ESL classes during the day. This class will take place on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, from 7:00-9:30 PM. The start date for this class will be Thursday, October 16, 2014. Please contact the ESL Training Centre at 726-6848 for more information or to register
October 09, 2014
The Association for New Canadians' clients and staff held a Thanksgiving Potluck on Thursday, October 9, 2014, at its ESL Training Centre in St. John's. A grand time was had by all! Please visit our "Gallery" to view photos from the event
September 30, 2014
On Tuesday, September 30th the Association for New Canadians’ Women’s Group gathered for a Newfoundland Culture Night. Attendants learned about Newfoundland Culture through trivia, decoded and translated some Newfoundland expressions, and became honorary Newfoundlanders with a screech-free ceremony. A great time was had by all! Please visit our "Gallery" to view photos from the event
September 27, 2014
A very big thank you to the Memorial University Seahawks Soccer Team for hosting a Thanksgiving Food Drive Fundraiser for clients of the Association for New Canadians during their home games on September 27th and 28th, 2014. Representatives from the Association were on site at King George V Field to thank the Seahawks for their very generous donation, and had the opportunity to watch as both the Women's and Men's Teams swept their weekend series' against the Universite de Moncton! GO SEAHAWKS GO!!
During the Association for New Canadians' Thanksgiving Potluck on Thursday, October 9, ANC clients participated in a prize draw for three Memorial University Seahawks food hampers! Please visit our "Gallery" to view photos from the event...