News

06 Dec 2019

New book features stories of local newcomer success

A new book –Amazing Atlantic Canadian Kids: Awesome Stories of Bravery and Adventure – also takes readers through the inspiring journey of a local newcomer family in this province. John Boileau’s book features more than 50 young people from Nova...Read more

06 Dec 2019

Congratulations, Bridget!

On behalf of Association for New Canadians' Board and Staff, we are delighted to announce that Bridget Foster, former Executive Director, was recently named a Human Rights Champion by the Human Rights Commission. This recognition is granted to those individuals...Read more

05 Dec 2019

Two ANC employees become citizens

Two Association for New Canadians employees have officially become Canadian citizens. Mohsen Elmeligi (at right in photo) and Samir Damerji sat near each other at the Johnson Geo Centre on Thursday, Dec. 5, and along with dozens of new Canadians...Read more

15 Nov 2019

Past-President receives MNL Inspiration Award

On behalf of the Association for New Canadians’ Board and staff, we would like to extend our warmest congratulations to Mayor Carol McDonald, current Past-President of our Board of Directors on receiving Municipalities Newfoundland and Labrador’s 2019 Women’s Inspiration Award....Read more

08 Nov 2019

Former refugees awarded scholarships for post-secondary education

To help mark the Association for New Canadians’ 40th anniversary, two outstanding former students received the organization’s annual Fred Coxworthy Award. “The two recipients this year are both well-known to staff and students at the ANC, having completed their English-language...Read more

15 Oct 2019

ANC students hold vote tomorrow

English as a Second Language students at the Association for New Canadians will vote tomorrow as part of Student Vote Canada 2019. Voting at the school will take place from 9 until 10:30. As with all Student Vote events, results...Read more

26 Sep 2019

Conversation Circle (St. John’s)

October 2 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm This week Evening Conversation Circle is at The Rooms (9 Bonaventure Avenue). This is a GREAT opportunity to meet new people, practice English and learn lots. This week we will discuss culture...Read more

13 Aug 2019

Free citizenship classes

The Association for New Canadians has opened registration for its next round of free citizenship classes. The classes start Tuesday, September 10, and run for six weeks. The classes will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., covering the material...Read more

12 Aug 2019

Free ESL Classes

The Association for New Canadians offers FREE evening English as a Second Language classes every Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. at the ESL Training Centre, 148 Elizabeth Avenue (off Smithville Crescent). For more information, or to register phone 726-6848 or e-mail...Read more

12 Jun 2019

Refugee Week Open House at the ANC

On Wednesday, June 19, come to The Association for New Canadians’ ESL School, 148 Elizabeth Avenue (enter off Smithville Crescent) to meet the adult ESL students and learn about their cultures of origin. Between 10 and noon, enjoy conversation opportunities,...Read more