News

20 Sep 2022

Newcomers Entrepreneurship Training program launches

Training program for newcomers hoping to be entrepreneurs

19 Sep 2022

ANC Offices closed today

Offices of the Association for New Canadians are closed today in recognition of the final  day of mourning for Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

19 Aug 2022

Work training programs

The ANC introduces three new programs designed to help newcomers enter the NL workplace/business world with confidence. Funded by the provincial Office of Immigration and Multiculturalism, the programs focus on areas where new workers are needed. We'll help you build...Read more

17 Aug 2022

Thank you, Lions!

  [caption id="attachment_22025" align="aligncenter" width="840"] (l-r) Sam Wells, Lions Club Secretary; Ray Pardy, Lions Club President; Linda Wells, Lions Club Past President; Megan Morris, ANC Executive Director; Monica Abdelkader, ANC Director of Resettlement/Settlement Services.[/caption] Members of the St. John's Lions...Read more

12 Aug 2022

Call for Artists

Shifting: Reflections on the Migration Experience The Association for New Canadians and The Rooms are partnering to present the work of six artists in an exhibition that will be presented at The Rooms and two other venues in the province...Read more

04 Aug 2022

Thursday, Aug. 4: St. John’s offices closed today

Because of the Regatta Day Civic Holiday, ANC offices in St. John's, including the ESL Training Centre, are closed on Thursday, August 4. Enjoy the day -- stay hydrated and in the shade as much as possible!

01 Aug 2022

ANC’s SEA project observing World Day Against Trafficking

Saturday, July 30th, marks the United Nations’ World Day against Trafficking in Persons. Migrants and immigrants, and newcomer women in particular, are among the populations most susceptible to human trafficking. In 2017, the Association for New Canadians noticed a significant...Read more

15 Jun 2022

Meet Your Neighbours: Sisters from Mauritius find their home in Corner Brook

  The weather may be a lot cooler here than in their homeland, but a pair of sisters living in Corner Brook say the friendliness of local residents make up for the stark contrast in temperatures. Diya and Harshi Ramkooleea...Read more

08 Jun 2022

Request for Proposals: Language for Academic Purposes (LAP)

With financial support from the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, the Association for New Canadians is seeking an experienced Consultant to develop curriculum content for an ESL-based program entitled Language for Academic Purposes. As part of this project, the Consultant...Read more

26 May 2022

CITIZENSHIP WEEK: In his quest to become a Canadian citizen, Abdallah Maktof also found love

In his quest to become a Canadian citizen, Abdallah Maktof also found love. On a cold November evening in 2014, Abdallah Maktof arrived in St. John's from Lebanon. He found both a community of support and a friend who changed...Read more