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

23 Oct 2020

2020 Grad Celebration at Lester’s Farm Market

Nothing, not even the cancellation of his high school graduation ceremony earlier this year, can take away Mamdouh Alfaoury’s ambition.   "I'd really like to become a police officer with the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary – I just want to make...Read more

13 Oct 2020

CLOSED: Financial Assistant (St. John’s)

The Association for New Canadians is a non-profit, community based organization dedicated to the provision of settlement and integration services for immigrants and refugees. Job Title: Financial Assistant Location: St. John’s, NL Closing Date: September 25, 2020 Position Type: 1...Read more

13 Oct 2020


PREAMBLE The Association for New Canadians recognizes the value and importance of engaging in academic research with qualified individuals. All research undertaken internally or externally (i.e., in collaboration with post-secondary institutions) has, as its primary goal, a need to ensure...Read more

09 Oct 2020

A Thanksgiving story

The ANC's Director of Language Services, Jim Murphy, shares a story of sharing and hope for Thanksgiving 2020. Four years ago when he arrived in Canada, Emad Nahhat did not speak a single word of English. On September 27, a...Read more

09 Oct 2020

World Mental Health Day: Funding a Journey of Hope for newcomer youth

An innovative project focused on the mental health and well-being of newcomer youth in St. John’s will move to its next phase, thanks to additional funding from RBC Foundation. 2Gether Youth Mental Health, developed by the Association for New Canadians,...Read more

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