News

22 Jan 2021

Late opening Friday, Jan. 22

All St. John's offices (including the ESL Training Centre) will open at noon today due to snow conditions. In case of emergency, clients can call the ANC emergency line at 685-5502.

21 Jan 2021

St. John’s offices closed for remainder of day (Thursday, Jan. 21)

All St. John's offices of the Association for New Canadians, including the ESL Training Center, have closed for the remainder of the day due to weather. Check media and ANC social media tomorrow morning for the status at that time....Read more

14 Jan 2021

2021 Commemorative Days for Newfoundland and Labrador Communities

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador is celebrating the province's diversity through a 2021 diversity calendar.  Developed through input from various community groups and organizations in Newfoundland and Labrador, and in consultation with the Department of Canadian Heritage, the calendar...Read more

18 Dec 2020

Donation makes life brighter for newcomer families

Newcomer families and individuals in St. John's are enjoying the benefits of energy efficiency, thanks to a generous donation from takeCHARGE to the Association for New Canadians. More than 2200 LED light bulbs were donated as part of takeCHARGE's Make...Read more

10 Dec 2020

The Spirit of Christmas and Friendship!

Newcomer students in St. John's are making Christmas cards this month for the newest families to arrive in Newfoundland and Labrador.   The cards will be added to the ANC’s annual Christmas hampers as a seasonal reflection of Canada, Canadian...Read more

27 Nov 2020

Military Road offices temporarily closed

Our offices on Military Road are not open today. Staff are working from home, so please feel free to reach out by phone or email. We will be back in the office on Monday.

19 Nov 2020

United Way Newfoundland and Labrador Donates $10,000 to ANC Breakfast Program

Many thanks to United Way Newfoundland and Labrador and their new Executive Director, Katie Greene, for presenting us with $10,000 for our school breakfast program!   The program, known as Fresh Start, aims to serve healthy, affordable breakfasts to ESL...Read more

18 Nov 2020

The Flu and You: Nurses Give their Time and Remind us it’s “Time for the Shot”

Pictured are three of the many nurses who so graciously gave of their time and energy during the Association for New Canadians’ Annual Flu Shot Clinic.   More than 300 clients and staff were inoculated during the two-day event, making...Read more

17 Nov 2020

ANC Thankful for New Laptops

Many thanks to Verafin for their generous donation of two new laptops to be distributed to two clients of the Association for New Canadians. The Association for New Canadians has had a long-standing relationship with the local anti-fraud and financial...Read more

30 Oct 2020

From Pumpkins to Podcasts: Halloween Fun at the ANC!

Carving pumpkins for Halloween is always fun – and especially exciting when it's your first time!    Saboura Hibrahim arrived in St. John’s from the Central African Republic last December, right before Christmas and Snowmageddon.   While the experience of...Read more