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July 21, 2017
Many thanks to representatives from the Read to Ride Program for hosting a ceremony at our ESL Training Centre and awarding a bicycle and helmet to a student from each level for their reading achievem...
July 12, 2017
The ANC hosted its 5th annual Multicultural Family Sports Day to celebrate Canadian Multiculturalism Day and Canada Day.
The event included a variety of family-oriented games, sports, and activities, face-painting, temporary tattoos, as well as snacks and refreshments.
The ANC would like to extend a sincere thanks to all funders who helped make this year's Multicultural Family Sports Day such a great success: Government of Canada, Scotiabank, Frontline Action, Harris Ryan Chartered Accountants, Lady Cove Women’s Choir, Participaction 150 Play List, Fortis, Project Kindness, and Canadian Tire.
We would also like to thank the following for their participation and contributions: Canadian Cancer Society, the City of St. John's REAL Program, Parks Canada, Cal LeGrow, and Cricket NL.
Click here to see some pictures from the day...
July 11, 2017
Naomi Niyukuli is a participant of the Home is Where the Heart Feels Photo Exhibit at City Hall – read her story here!...
July 02, 2017
The Association for New Canadians is seeking donations to support delivery of summer programming for refugee and immigrant children and youth. For more information or to make a contribution, please contact Jon at (709) 579-9172 or email@example.com
We are seeking donations for the following programs:
The Summer English as a Secondary Language (ESL) Program for Children
The ANC’s Summer ESL Program for Children is an eight-week educational and recreational program designed primarily for children of immigrant and refugee parents attending the ESL Training Centre. This program runs for the duration of the summer allowing parents to continue with their language training while their children are on summer break. The Summer Program Team facilitates various activities in order to provide newcomer children with an environment to develop social and language skills in an informal setting. Field trips and community outings are also facilitated daily to encourage a healthy and active lifestyle amongst newcomer children.
The Summer Enrichment Program (SEP) for Newcomer Youth
The Summer Enrichment Program (SEP) offers the opportunity for high-need newcomer youth to avail of summer programming that will reinforce the knowledge acquired through the school year, while also assisting them to prepare for the upcoming school year. The SEP focuses on both academic and community integration and provides a unique opportunity for immigrant/refugee youth to maintain and extend the literacy and numeracy skills that are essential for their academic and social success...
July 01, 2017
The Association for New Canadians would like to inform the public that, due to the closure of Booth High School, we will no longer be accepting donations. We are seeking a new space for our Donation Centre and will inform the public once a new location has been confirmed
May 15, 2017
The ANC was very pleased to be a part of the launch of Police Week in the province. Check out some of the pictures here
April 27, 2017
Participants in our Women’s Group had a great time learning about knitting in Newfoundland. Check out some of the pictures here
April 11, 2017
The Association for New Canadians is seeking donations from the community to help support our Multicultural Family Sports Day event, to be held on June 30, 2017 in honour of Canadian Multiculturalism Day and Canada Day.
We are asking for financial contributions as well as donations of gently used sports equipment, including:
Please drop off your donations to the ANC's ESL Training Centre at 10 Smithville Crescent.
If you have any questions or require further information, please contact Jon at (709) 579-9172 or firstname.lastname@example.org...
March 23, 2017
CLICK HERE to check out our video featuring newcomers from the City of St
March 01, 2017
In honor of Black History Month, newcomers attending the ESL Training Centre spent some time learning about the contributions of a number of prominent Black Canadians in our country’s history