News

17 Sep 2020

CHMR, ANC partner to diversify airwaves in NL

  Audio programming in the province is about to become more diversified. Global Frequencies, a 25-episode radio program and podcast, is being launched by CHMR-FM, in collaboration with the Association for New Canadians. The show will feature stories of newcomers...Read more

06 Sep 2020

Sonia on Sunday: Labour Day weekend

Did you know that the first Monday in September is a statutory holiday in Canada which we call Labour Day? As a newcomer to Canada you may be unfamiliar with our public holidays and why we celebrate certain days. I...Read more

30 Aug 2020

Sonia on Sundays: Finding your dream job in NL

As a new Permanent Resident in Canada, you might be wondering how to find a job that you enjoy and build your career. Let me start with saying that it is never an easy task to secure employment in a...Read more

23 Aug 2020

Sonia on Sunday: Take a trip to Gros Morne National Park

I recently took a little bit of time off from work and decided to head to the west coast of Newfoundland. This year has been difficult for everybody around the world and many of us needed to cancel our yearly...Read more

16 Aug 2020

Sonia on Sunday: Meet Mithun Mathew

While working at the Association for New Canadians I am fortunate to see plenty of newcomers with happy stories, stories that motivate me and bring a smile to my face. When I first moved to Canada in 2016, I was...Read more

12 Aug 2020

Barbara Albrechtsons receives volunteer award from the City of St. John’s

The ANC is delighted to share that Barbara Albrechtsons (a.k.a. Nurse Barb) is the recipient of a Building Healthy Communities Volunteer Award from the City of St. John's! We are so proud of Barb and deeply appreciative of her contributions....Read more

02 Aug 2020

Sonia on Sunday: The One-Year Window

If you are a permanent resident of Canada who arrived here as a resettled refugee within the last year, but your immediate family members were unable to accompany you to Canada we may have a remedy for you. You might...Read more

26 Jul 2020

Sonia on Sunday: Leisure activities

As a newcomer to Newfoundland & Labrador you might already know that our weather can be challenging at times. Our winter season is exceptionally long, we often see snowfall in April and May. Our summers do not start until July,...Read more

19 Jul 2020

Sonia on Sunday: Immigration Loans Program

Relocation to a new country may be expensive; that is why the Canadian government launched Immigration Loans Program (ILP). [caption id="attachment_15258" align="alignright" width="425"] Sonia Krajewska is the ANC's Community Settlement and Integration Counsellor (Permanent Residents).[/caption] The ILP can help eligible...Read more

12 Jul 2020

Sonia on Sunday: Replacing your PR card

When you arrived in Canada and became a permanent resident you received a document called Confirmation of Permanent Residence. A short while after, your Permanent Residence Card was mailed to you via post. In today’s article I will provide you...Read more