09 Jan 2020

Ready to volunteer?

If you’ve been thinking about volunteering with newcomers, here’s your chance! The Association for New Canadians has a meeting on Tuesday, January 14 for anyone interested in any of the ANC’s volunteer opportunities, including conversation circles, helping newcomers learn about...Read more

06 Jan 2020

Update: Reopening 2 p.m. Monday, January 6

All offices of the Association for New Canadians in St. John's will reopen at two p.m.

24 Dec 2019

Weather closure: Dec. 24

The offices of the Association for New Canadians are closed today because of forecast weather conditions. Stay safe over the holidays, everyone! We will see you on Dec. 27.

23 Dec 2019

Holiday Hours

The ANC's English as a Second Language Training Center is closed for the winter holidays, and will reopen for classes on Monday, January 6.   The office on Military Road will be operating on a reduced holiday schedule as follows:...Read more

23 Dec 2019

Gifts to warm the heart

One of the highlights of the annual ANC Christmas party for ESL students and new arrivals this year was the presentation of 45 beautiful handmade quilts crafted and generously donated by members of the Eastern Edge Quilters Guild. The crafted...Read more

23 Dec 2019

Seasonal kindness

Among the hundreds of people present at the ANC's annual Christmas party for ESL students and new arrivals was one person bearing some very generous gifts. Reverend Robert Cooke from St. Mark's Anglican Church (seen in photo with ANC Executive...Read more

23 Dec 2019

ANC receives generous donation from the Newfoundland and Labrador Business Coalition

The ANC would like to sincerely thank the Newfoundland and Labrador Business Coalition for their very generous donation to our agency. This contribution will directly support programming to assist newcomers arriving in Newfoundland and Labrador and will be instrumental in...Read more

06 Dec 2019

New book features stories of local newcomer success

A new book –Amazing Atlantic Canadian Kids: Awesome Stories of Bravery and Adventure – also takes readers through the inspiring journey of a local newcomer family in this province. John Boileau’s book features more than 50 young people from Nova...Read more

06 Dec 2019

Congratulations, Bridget!

On behalf of Association for New Canadians' Board and Staff, we are delighted to announce that Bridget Foster, former Executive Director, was recently named a Human Rights Champion by the Human Rights Commission. This recognition is granted to those individuals...Read more

05 Dec 2019

Two ANC employees become citizens

Two Association for New Canadians employees have officially become Canadian citizens. Mohsen Elmeligi (at right in photo) and Samir Damerji sat near each other at the Johnson Geo Centre on Thursday, Dec. 5, and along with dozens of new Canadians...Read more