News

16 Sep 2021

Helping Newfoundlanders and Labradorians Help Refugees

"St. John's has really embraced our refugee community. It became abundantly clear that maybe there are other things that can be done, things that can be continued."   This week, the Honourable Gerry Byrne, Minister of Immigration, Population Growth and...Read more

02 Sep 2021

Career Enhancement for Youth Success (CEYS)

A job initiative specifically tailored for newcomer youth! The CEYS program offers eight weeks of paid training, followed by a six-month paid work placement. The next class starts in mid-September. Questions?  Email axis@nfld.net or call (709) 579-1780. 

26 Aug 2021

Providing safe transportation for our newcomer youth!

  Earlier this summer, Alexis Templeton Studio took the lead on behalf of Rotary St. John's East to donate 80 bicycles for youth in our Summer Enrichment program. They also arranged to purchase helmets through the assistance of Canary Cycles....Read more

23 Aug 2021

Refugee Youth Health Symposium Art Competition

The Refugee Youth Health Symposium is a professional development opportunity offered by The Office of Professional & Educational Development (OPED) within the Faculty of Medicine at Memorial University. Symposium organizers are asking for submissions of artwork from refugee children and...Read more

23 Aug 2021

2Gether Youth is Recruiting!

We are recruiting for new 2Gether Youth Mental Health and Well-Being Advisory members! Are you: 19 - 30 years old Interested in promoting mental health and wellness for newcomer youth in our community Open to talking about mental health and...Read more

18 Aug 2021

Thank you!

Thank you so much to The Seahorse Salon and everyone who came to their pop-up hair salon fundraiser on August 15! It was an amazing day, with amazing people. Through the Salon’s kind gesture and community support, $2,500 was raised...Read more

13 Aug 2021

Welcome Rainbow Weekend!

This weekend, the Seahorse Salon is helping us with an amazing cause!  On Sunday, August 15, from 10 AM to 4 PM, they will be hosting a haircut pop-up at their nearby neighbour's, The Shop, SALT (6 Freshwater Rd). 100%...Read more

05 Aug 2021

St. John’s offices closed for Regatta Day

The Royal St. John's Regatta goes ahead today, Thursday August 5. It is a public holiday in St. John's; our offices in the city are CLOSED for the occasion. We look forward to seeing you on Friday.

30 Jun 2021

ANC offices closed on Thursday, July 1

In observation of the July 1 holiday, all offices of the Association for New Canadians will be closed on Thursday.

24 Jun 2021

ANC’s land acknowledgement

Our ongoing Roots and Resilience project aims to explore and develop the relationships between newcomers and Indigenous peoples. One of the first steps was the development of a land acknowledgement for organizational use. Launched on June 24, 2021, after extensive consultation...Read more