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05 Jul 2020

Sonia on Sunday: Becoming a Canadian citizen

[caption id="attachment_15258" align="alignright" width="425"] Sonia Krajewska is the ANC's Community Settlement and Integration Counsellor (Permanent Residents).[/caption] So many of us, newcomers in Canada, strive to become rightful citizens of this country. The process takes time and requires some effort, but...Read more

28 Jun 2020

Sonia on Sundays: The Blended Visa Office-Referred (BVOR) program

In one of my previous articles I introduced you to Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program (PSR). Today I wanted to present more information about the BVOR program: Blended Visa Office Referred. What is BVOR Program? This program was created to...Read more

23 Jun 2020

2020 Virtual Diversity Summit to Focus on Promoting Anti-Racism

On Thursday June 25, the Association for New Canadians will host a virtual gathering of community leaders, educators, and entrepreneurs to discuss anti-racism and multiculturalism in the province. Entitled “Promoting Multiculturalism and Anti-Racism in Businesses and Communities in Newfoundland and...Read more

21 Jun 2020

Sonia on Sunday: Celebrating World Refugee Day

The 20 of June is World Refugee Day. We are all neighbours. According to UNHCR there are nearly 25.9 million refugees and more than half of them are under the age of 18. A refugee is a person who was...Read more

19 Jun 2020

Welcome to the Neighbourhood! World Refugee Day Food Distribution

[caption id="attachment_16022" align="alignright" width="215"] Estera Niyera[/caption] June 20th is World Refugee Day -- an annual observance dedicated to raising awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world. To recognize this day, the ANC delivered “Welcome to the Neighbourhood” packages...Read more

14 Jun 2020

Sonia on Sundays: Making New Friends in Newfoundland and Labrador

You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you. - Dale Carnegie Meeting new people can be very intimidating at...Read more

09 Jun 2020

ANC stands with our community

Racism, in any form, is unacceptable. We all have a responsibility to confront racism and to promote diversity, respect, and human rights. It is only by standing up against racism in all its forms that we will be able to...Read more

07 Jun 2020

Sonia on Sundays: The Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program

[caption id="attachment_15258" align="alignright" width="425"] Sonia Krajewska is the ANC's Community Settlement and Integration Counsellor (Permanent Residents).[/caption] There is a lot of interest in the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program among newcomers to Canada. If you are looking for more information about...Read more

02 Jun 2020

Services available for temporary residents

The Association for New Canadians is a multi-faceted organization, offering a wide of variety of services to all kinds of newcomers to Canada. At the ANC's nine locations in the province, the organization offers ESL training, settlement and resettlement services,...Read more

31 May 2020

Sonia on Sundays: Community Volunteering

[caption id="attachment_15258" align="alignright" width="425"] Sonia Krajewska is the ANC's Community Settlement and Integration Counsellor (Permanent Residents).[/caption] Working for a non-profit, community-based organization like the ANC I understand the significance of volunteers. It is so amazing to see how many people...Read more