Over the last 38 years ISANS has welcomed and supported government assisted refugees starting their new life in the Halifax area. This includes providing affordable, family friendly and accessible temporary accommodation services while they secure their first permanent accommodation. ISANS is searching for a property owner who can provide temporary … Read more
The work of the Nova Scotia Coalition on Community Interpreting, lead by ISANS staff Merek Jagielski, has been recognized by the Nova Scotia Legislature. Rafah DiCostanzo, MLA for Clayton Park West, made a member statement in the House on Thursday, April 5, 2018 acknowledging the work and accomplishments of the … Read more
Today we celebrated Gerry Mills, our outgoing Executive Director, and thanked her for thirty years of service working with immigrants to Nova Scotia. Gerry’s vision, dedication, and commitment to collaboration have helped build and strengthen this organization. She has left her mark on Nova Scotia, and on the settlement sector … Read more
Adjustments to Canada’s Immigration Loans Program include reduced interest and a delayed repayment period.
On behalf of the ISANS’ Board of Directors, I am pleased to announce that after an extensive process led by a Board Governance Committee, Jennifer Watts will assume the role of ISANS Chief Executive Officer effective April 1st, 2018. Jennifer is a proven and respected leader in our community. She … Read more
The 2018 African Heritage Month theme “Educate, Unite, Celebrate Community” honours and pays homage to African Nova Scotians and their long legacy of uniting a passion that has provided a base to educate and celebrate an important part of Nova Scotia’s culture and heritage. The theme embraces education and encourages … Read more