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

06 Sep 2020

Sonia on Sunday: Labour Day weekend

Did you know that the first Monday in September is a statutory holiday in Canada which we call Labour Day? As a newcomer to Canada you may be unfamiliar with our public holidays and why we celebrate certain days. I...Read more

30 Aug 2020

Sonia on Sundays: Finding your dream job in NL

As a new Permanent Resident in Canada, you might be wondering how to find a job that you enjoy and build your career. Let me start with saying that it is never an easy task to secure employment in a...Read more

23 Aug 2020

Sonia on Sunday: Take a trip to Gros Morne National Park

I recently took a little bit of time off from work and decided to head to the west coast of Newfoundland. This year has been difficult for everybody around the world and many of us needed to cancel our yearly...Read more

16 Aug 2020

Sonia on Sunday: Meet Mithun Mathew

While working at the Association for New Canadians I am fortunate to see plenty of newcomers with happy stories, stories that motivate me and bring a smile to my face. When I first moved to Canada in 2016, I was...Read more