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September 07, 2016
Last week, participants in the ANC’s Youth Group spent the evening in Quidi Vidi Village learning to fish. Everyone had a great time and there were even some people that got to try fishing for the first time!
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August 30, 2016
On Monday, August 29th, the ANC’s Young Adult’s Group marked the end of summer holidays with a bonfire at Topsail Beach.
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August 29, 2016
Photographer Elbonita Kozhani has documented the playfulness and challenges of the Khalif family – a Syrian couple and their eight children – as they adjust to a new home in Canada's eastern-most province
August 26, 2016
Participants in the ANC’s Women’s Group enjoyed a visit to Pippy Park this week. We would like to send our sincerest thanks to Alex and Lydia with Friends of Pippy Park for providing attendees with a guided tour of the park and hosting a relaxing barbeque for everyone!
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August 25, 2016
Newcomers attending the ANC’s ESL Training Centre visited H&E Williams Dairy Farm in the Goulds this week. This was a fantastic opportunity for everyone in attendance to learn about dairy farming in the province, especially given that the participants had experience as farmers before arriving in Canada.
We would like to sincerely thank Hector Williams and the team at H&E Williams Dairy Farm for being so accommodating as well as providing newcomers with a tour of the facility and answering their questions!
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August 24, 2016
On Monday, August 22nd, participants in the ANC’s Men’s Group visited Powers Pond in Mount Pearl for an evening of canoeing. Everyone in attendance had a great time and we would like to thank the folks at Powers Pond for being so accommodating!
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August 22, 2016
Please note that there will be no weekly Evening ESL Classes at our ESL Training Centre until sometime in September
August 19, 2016
The Pathways to Prosperity, in partnership with the Atlantic Region Association of Immigrant Serving Agencies (ARAISA) and the Association for New Canadians (ANC), will be hosting a workshop on the Attraction, Retention, and Integration of Immigrants in Smaller Communities on October 7, 2016 at the Sheraton Hotel in St. John's
August 18, 2016
On Wednesday, August 17, the ANC’s Green Team held a Cross-Stitching Workshop for newcomers attending the ANC’s ESL Training Centre. The workshop was based on the results of surveys and interviews conducted by members of the Green Team with newly arrived refugees to the province.
It provided participants with an opportunity to learn cross-stitching from a student attending the Training Centre, as well as members of the Green Team and ANC staff. Everyone in attendance had a fantastic time and are already looking forward to learning more arts and craft skills from fellow newcomers!
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August 17, 2016
Doctor touched by 'breathtaking' Gander arrival of Syrian refugees
A doctor working part-time in Gander had an unexpected and emotional moment at the town's airport in the early morning hours of Aug. 12, as he found himself in the midst of a large gathering to welcome the second Syrian refugee family to the community.
Read the full story from CBC here