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August 13, 2015
On Thursday, August 13, the ANC’s SWIS Team hosted a Closing Ceremony for its Summer Enrichment Program at the ESL Training Centre. Participants designed and presented collages to illustrate the variety of activities that they took part in during the summer. All those in attendance were presented with a bike safety demonstration by representatives from the Read to Ride Literacy Program, and were provided with a number of prizes, including bicycles, helmets, and soccer balls. Many thanks to the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development for their continued support of the ANC's Summer Enrichment Program. Please visit our “Gallery” to view photos from the event...
July 29, 2015
On July 29th, over 30 newcomer women participated in a photo scavenger hunt of Bowring Park as part of the ANC Women's Group Program. Lots of laughs were had and the fog didn't deter anyone from having a great time! Please visit our "Gallery" to view photos from the day
July 15, 2015
On Wednesday, July 15, the ANC hosted a Community Connections Fair in the cafeteria of the ESL Training Centre. The event featured a number of community organizations that informed participants of potential volunteer opportunities. Presenters at the event included: Big Brothers Big Sisters, the St. John’s Women’s Centre, the Community Sector Council, YMCA, NL Public Libraries, Habitat for Humanity, Daybreak, the Association communautaire francophone de St-Jean (ACFSJ), and the Multicultural Women’s Organization of NL (MWONL). Please visit our "Gallery" to view photos from the event...
July 06, 2015
The Association for New Canadians would like to say a big THANK-YOU to Iceberg Quest Tours and the Community Sector Council for offering a special tour to the many active volunteers that live in our community. What a great way to thank them for their service! ANC Volunteer Nicole Clarke was on board to enjoy the festivities, and like all of our volunteers, she's an integral part of the work we do in helping to settle newcomers
July 02, 2015
On Wednesday, July 1, students and staff at the Association for New Canadians’ ESL Training Centre celebrated Canada Day! Students took part in a number of activities throughout the day, including a Canadian-themed scavenger hunt. Everyone in attendance enjoyed some barbeque and a cake cutting ceremony before proceeding to the celebration on Confederation Hill in St. John's, where the organization was hosting a booth at the City of St. John's Canada Cultural Showcase. A great time was had by all in attendance! Please visit our "Gallery" to view photos from the day...
July 01, 2015
Happy Canada Day from the Association for New Canadians! We will be participating in the City of St. John's Cultural Showcase today (Wednesday, July 1st) from 12-4:30 pm on Confederation Hill. Join us to learn about the various cultures represented in Newfoundland and Labrador
June 30, 2015
The Association for New Canadians will be hosting its third annual Multicultural Family Sports Day to celebrate Canadian Multiculturalism Week Day 2015. Activities will include a variety of family-oriented games and sports, as well as a lunchtime BBQ. This event is free of charge and open to the public. Come and enjoy the day with us!
We would like to acknowledge and thank the following sponsors, without whom this event would not be possible:
Citizenship and Immigration Canada
Office of Immigration and Multiculturalism, AES
City of St...
June 26, 2015
On June 26th, the ANC Women's Group participated in a popular community sport - bowling! For many participants it was their first time, so a lot of laughs were had! Please visit our "Gallery" to view photos from the day
June 17, 2015
The Association for New Canadians hosted an "ANC Global Tour" event on Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 to celebrate Refugee Week. For this public event, ANC clients created a series of information booths showcasing their particular culture and/or country of origin. Booths displayed the diversity of cultures represented throughout the St. John’s CMA and included historical and cultural information, art, traditional clothing, flags, music, and food. In addition, a talent show highlighted the unique artistic practices and traditional dress of the many diverse cultures represented throughout the St. John's CMA. Please visit our Gallery to view photos from the day...
June 03, 2015
Students and staff at the Association for New Canadians' ESL Training Centre participated in the St. John's Morning Show 15-Minute Community Cleanup on Wednesday, June 3. Participants cleaned up the grounds surrounding the Centre and helped collect 15 bags of garbage and debris