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May 05, 2016
When Rita Khanchet saw images of a vicious wildfire destroying homes and uprooting tens of thousands of people in Fort McMurray, she immediately thought of Syria, the homeland she fled just five months ago with her husband and young son.
Click here for the full story from the Calgary Herald to find out how Rita and many others are helping!
You can also read another story from the Huffington Post Alberta here
May 04, 2016
We would like to sincerely thank Renee Sharpe for visiting the ANC and providing a Wen-Do lesson to teach basic self-defence techniques to newcomer women and girls – everyone in attendance had a fantastic time! We would also like to thank our interpreter Nura for your enthusiastic assistance.
Please click here to see pictures from the lesson
April 27, 2016
A big thanks to volunteer Fogho Ikede and the staff at TD Bank on Stavanger Drive for organizing a soccer fundraiser in support of the Association for New Canadians
April 25, 2016
Are you a newcomer to Canada?
Come visit our Donation Centre to find:
WHERE: Booth Memorial High School (14 Adams Avenue)
WHEN: Wednesdays, Fridays &am...
April 23, 2016
"A cut above: Syrian refugee making a name for himself in Corner Brook as an impressive barber"
See the full story from The Western Star here
April 18, 2016
The ANC would like to extend our sincerest thanks to Together by Design for volunteering their time and effort to help us prepare a new classroom for newly-arrived refugees to the province! Together by Design will be assisting by completing the plastering, painting, and even replacing windows to convert a former donation storage space into a new classroom at our ESL Training Centre
April 18, 2016
The ANC would like to send a huge thank you to the Canadian Heritage Foundation for your very generous donation of books and DVDs for our newcomer clients
April 17, 2016
The ANC would like to send a sincere thank you to Wali Shah for taking the time to chat with participants in our Young Adult’s Group on Saturday. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed your narrative about coming to Canada during your teenage years and for many it was their first time witnessing spoken word poetry.
A big thanks to Alick Tsui Photography for the picture as well as the United Way of Newfoundland and Labrador, Shallaway Youth Choir, and VOCM Cares Foundation for bringing one of Canada's Top 20 Under 20 Alumni to St...
April 15, 2016
The Association for New Canadians would like to extend a huge thank you to Legend City Wrestling for your generosity in accommodating our Men’s Group participants at your event this past Friday at Easter Seals. Thanks to your kindness, our clients were able to witness some fantastic sports entertainment and even got in on some of the action! Given that many of our clients enjoyed professional wrestling before arriving in Canada, this was certainly a great experience for them and we would like to extend our sincerest thanks to everyone at LCW for facilitating this night.
Click here to view photos from the night...
April 12, 2016
In April, participants in the ANC Women’s Group enjoyed a night of cooking as they learned to make carrot spice muffins and homemade frozen fruit smoothies