Please note: Our offices are closed as we follow the best advice of public health authorities to minimize the threat of COVID-19. ANC staff remain available to answer questions and help you. Contact them by e-mail; follow-up discussions can be by e-mail, phone, or videoconference. International students, temporary foreign workers, and others who are in Canada under temporary permits should e-mail Sophia Solomon. Permanent Residents with settlement or other questions can e-mail Sonia Krajewska. AIP employees seeking settlement plans can contact Zack Noel.
SUPPORTS FOR EMPLOYEES
The Association for New Canadians works to support the long-term needs of endorsed employees and their families under the Atlantic Immigration Pilot (AIP) program by providing:
- Information and orientations about life in Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador, and the local community
- Needs assessments and referral services
- Assistance in completing applications for mandatory Provincial and Federal Programs (such as MCP, SIN, etc.)
- Assistance in enrolling your children in school
- Access to English as a Second Language Training (e.g. on-site, distance, outreach, etc.)
- Employment and career services for your family members
- Access to social and volunteer opportunities in your community
- Access to health supports (e.g. locating a pharmacist, family physician, etc.)
- Assistance in completing Permanent Residence (PR) applications
- Training in Canadian workplace norms
All services are provided without cost to eligible clients.
SUPPORTS FOR EMPLOYERS
The Association for New Canadians supports the long-term needs of employers and business owners participating in the Atlantic Immigration Pilot (AIP) program throughout Newfoundland and Labrador.
To assist businesses interested in becoming designated employers under the AIP, or to assist those designated employers seeking to hire under the AIP, the Association provides the following supports:
- Assisting employers in completing designation applications
- Assisting employees in completing endorsement applications
- Providing settlement supports to endorsed employees and their families
- Providing employment and career services supports for endorsed employees’ family members
- Assisting employees in completing Permanent Residence applications
- Providing cultural competency training for employers
- Providing workplace norms training for employees
These services are offered without cost to eligible permanent and temporary residents.
For more information, please contact:
St. John’s and the Avalon Region
Happy Valley-Goose Bay