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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.
Please visit our Gallery here to view photos from this event...
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 email@example.com for more information or to register.
Be inspired by exceptional landscapes and natural treasures and remember them for a lifetime...
July 19, 2012
Representatives from the Read to Ride Program hosted a ceremony at the Association for New Canadians' ESL Training Centre on Thursday, July 19. A student from each class at the ESL Training Centre was awarded a bicycle and helmet for their reading achievements. Please visit here to view photos of the award ceremony
July 17, 2012
Students from the ESL Training Center visited Memorial University's Botanical Garden for a tour of the grounds and facilities. Please visit our "Gallery" to view photos of the visit