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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
January 30, 2013
Staff, students and children from the Association for New Canadians' ESL Training Center took to the hill at Pippy Park in St. John's on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 for an afternoon of sliding. Please visit our "Gallery" to view photos of this event
December 12, 2012
The Association for New Canadians' Choir performed at St. John's City Hall on Wednesday, December 12, 2012. The performance will be featured on CBC National News on Wednesday, December 19, 2012. Please visit our "Gallery" to view photos from the event
November 26, 2012
On November 22, 2012, Bridget Foster, named the 2012 recipient of the Paul Yuzyk Award for Multiculturalism, selected the Association for New Canadians (ANC) to receive a $20,000 grant from the Government of Canada. To view the video profile of Ms. Foster, please click the following link:
November 05, 2012
The Association for New Canadians, in collaboration with the Department of Education, hosted a two-day workshop on November 1st and 2nd focusing on supporting refugee children and youth in the classroom and community. The event was facilitated by Dr. Jan Stewart, University of Winnipeg, an expert on supporting younger refugees’ growth and development. This was an excellent opportunity for those who work with refugee and immigrant youth to increase their awareness and understanding of the challenges that refugee children and youth face prior to and following their arrival in Canada, as well as to increase their knowledge of the practical strategies and therapeutic interventions necessary to best support refugee children and youth in their social and educational development. The event was supported with from Citizenship and Immigration Canada and the United Way of Newfoundland and Labrador.
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September 28, 2012
On Friday, September 28, 2012, Mr. George Murphy, MHA - St. John's East, presented Mrs. Bridget Foster, Executive Director of the Association for New Canadians, with the 2012 Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal at a ceremony in St. John's. Please visit our "Gallery" to view photos of the event
September 27, 2012
Students and staff at the Association for New Canadians participated in the Terry Fox National School Run Day on Thursday, September 27, 2012. Students also raised money throughout the week. The total amount raised was matched by the Association and donated to the Terry Fox Foundation during a ceremony at the ESL Training Centre on Friday, September 27, 2012. Please view our Gallery for photos of the walk and cheque presentation
August 24, 2012
This is an opportunity for new Canadians and urban families to learn how to plan and enjoy safe and successful camping trips while connecting to Canada`s treasured wilderness for years to come! Learn to Camp will feature workshops focusing on camping related skills such as how to set up a tent or how to cook in the outdoors. Participants will also enjoy inspiring interpretive programs and other Parks Canada activities. This year's event will be held on Signal Hill in St. John's. Call 772-6427 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to register.
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