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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
August 02, 2016
On Tuesday, August 2, the ANC’s Green Team held an Arts and Crafts Showcase at the ANC’s ESL Training Centre. The showcase was based on the results of surveys and interviews conducted by members of the Green Team with newcomers to the province. Showcase participants and guests were excited to have the opportunity to learn about various arts and crafts from around the world!
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August 01, 2016
The Association for New Canadians would like to send our sincerest thanks to Mayor Colin Vardy and the people of Labrador West for their very generous donation of $1,500 in grocery gift cards for newl...
July 29, 2016
On Tuesday, July 26th, participants in the ANC Women’s Group visited historic Quidi Vidi Village and enjoyed a workshop on Stress Management and a beginner Yoga Class. A big thanks to Brooke Johnson from Moksha Yoga for a fabulous lesson and Mona Shannir for providing interpretation!
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July 28, 2016
The Association for New Canadians would like to extend our sincerest thanks to the Union of Presentation Sisters - Newfoundland and Labrador for their very generous donation to our organization! Funds donated will be used to help support family reunification and private sponsorship efforts in Newfoundland and Labrador
July 26, 2016
We're offering a new Beginner Level Evening ESL Class at our ESL Training Centre on Smithville Crescent in St. John's - every Tuesday from 7-9 pm
July 26, 2016
On July 19th, participants in the ANC’s Women’s Group enjoyed an evening at Middle Cove Beach. Everyone in attendance loved the warm weather as they built a bonfire, made s’ mores, enjoyed snacks on the beach, and got to watch the capelin rolling in
July 26, 2016
The ANC would like to extend a sincere thanks to Legend City Wrestling for your generosity in accommodating our Men’s Group participants at your event last week
July 13, 2016
The ANC hosted its 4th annual Multicultural Family Sports Day on July 1 at Wishingwell Park in St. John’s to celebrate Canadian Multiculturalism Day and Canada Day. The event included a variety of family-oriented games, sports, and activities, face-painting, 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: Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, Scotiabank, Harris Ryan Chartered Accountants, and Pennecon Limited.
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, and Little Party People NL...
July 07, 2016
The Association for New Canadians was delighted to welcome the Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship and the Honorable Gerry Byrne, Minister of Advanced Education and Skills to our ESL Training Centre this morning to sign the first Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Immigration Agreement. The ANC was also pleased to welcome Member of Parliament for St. John's East, Nick Whalen, who accompanied the Ministers on their visit. All guests had the opportunity to tour the facility, meet staff, and liaise with students, many of whom took the opportunity to personally thank the Ministers for their new life in Canada...