News & Announcements
June 20, 2017
Join the Association for New Canadians for a celebration of Refugee Week!...
June 20, 2017
The City of St. John's and the Association for New Canadians invites the general public to celebrate World Refugee Day with a special photo exhibit showcasing the resettlement experiences of young newcomers since arriving in St. John’s. The exhibit, titled ‘Home is Where the Heart Feels’ will be on display to the public beginning at noon on Tuesday, June 20 at the Great Hall which is open during regular business hours, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Check out the Facebook event here...
June 03, 2017
We're hosting a Rountable in Placentia with a focus on the ways that newcomers can help fill growing labour shortages and skills gaps in the local economy.
The event will take place at the Placentia Bay Cultural Arts Centre on Friday, June 16, from 12 noon until 1:30pm.
The session will begin with a 30-minute panel discussion featuring local business leaders who have had successful experiences hiring and retaining newcomers. Following the panel, there will be a one-hour facilitated roundtable discussion among the participants. A business luncheon will be served during the session...
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
May 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...
May 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
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