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July 11, 2013
Representatives from the Read to Ride Program hosted a ceremony at the Association for New Canadians' ESL Training Centre on Thursday, July 11. A student from each class at the ESL Training Centre was awarded a bicycle and helmet for their reading achievements, and there were prize draws for those in attendance. Many thanks to everyone at Read to Ride who helped facilitate this event. Please visit our "Gallery" to view photos from the day
July 01, 2013
Clients and staff of the Association for New Canadians celebrated Canada's birthday on 1 July 2013. Those in attendance participated in a Canadian-themed scavenger hunt, a picnic, and a cake cutting ceremony before proceeding to the celebration on Confederation Hill in St. John's. Please visit our "Gallery" to view photos from the day's events
June 27, 2013
***DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL THURSDAY, JULY 4, 2013***
The Association for New Canadians, through funding provided by Citizenship and Immigration Canada, will be hosting its inaugural Multicultural Family Sports Day on June 27th, 2013 at Wishingwell Field West in St. John's, from 10am until 2pm.
Coinciding with Canadian Multiculturalism Day, the event will bring together immigrant, refugee and local individuals and families from around the city to participate in a day-long intercultural awareness event focused on family games and sports.
All are welcome and we look forward to seeing you there! For more information, please contact Ken Walsh, Event Coordinator, at (709) 726-3759...
June 20, 2013
The Association for New Canadians hosted a Soup Kitchen Fundraiser at its ESL Training Centre in St. John’s to raise funds for the UNHCR’s humanitarian appeal to address the current crisis in Syria. On 20 June 2013, clients and staff prepared soup for sale to students, staff, and guests of the Association with all proceeds being sent to the UNHCR to assist in their effort to provide protection and other forms of relief aid to vulnerable Syrian refugees. Please visit our "Gallery" to view photos from the event...
June 04, 2013
On 16 May 2013, the Association for New Canadians hosted a Citizenship Ceremony at its ESL Training Center in St. John's. His Honour The Honourable Frank F. Fagan, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador, and Her Honour, Mary Fagan, participated in the ceremony and had the opportunity to meet with a number of individuals as they took their final step in becoming Canadian citizens. Please visit our "Gallery" to view photos from the event
March 12, 2013
The Association for New Canadians hosted a Local Immigration Partnerships (LIPs) stakeholder session on 12 March 2013. Facilitated by Memorial University of Newfoundland’s Harris Centre, the session explored the interest in creating a LIP in St. John's.
Local Immigration Partnerships (or LIPs) are an inclusive way to coordinate all the services that new immigrants are likely to need. LIPs are coalitions at the regional, municipal, or neighbourhood level designed to improve the integration of newcomers, as well as to strengthen a community's ability to attract newcomers.
To download copies of the event's Powerpoint presentations, please visit our "Publications and Resources" page.
Please visit our "Gallery" to view photos from the event...
March 01, 2013
The Association for New Canadians, with support from Citizenship and Immigration Canada, hosted an event entitled "One Country, Many Cultures" on March 1st, 2013. The event featured written work by newcomers' describing their resettlement experiences in Canada. Please visit our "Gallery" to view photos from the event
February 27, 2013
ANC Men's Group participants braved the snow and wind on the evening of January 27 to attend a Safe Driving Workshop delivered by Young Drivers of Canada. Please visit our "Gallery" to view photos from the event
February 14, 2013
Clients and staff at the Association for New Canadians' ESL Training Centre celebrated Valentine's Day together this morning with a cake-cutting (and eating!). Please visit our "Gallery" to view photos of the event
February 12, 2013
Students and staff helped prepare a pancake lunch for clients and teachers at the Association for New Canadians' ESL Training Centre in St. John's on Tuesday, February 12th, 2013. Please visit our "Gallery" to view photos of the event