Spryfield Tragedy

With great sadness, we inform the greater ISANS community that a tragic house fire took the lives of seven children in a newcomer family in Spryfield on Tuesday. Our deepest condolences go to the family members and the community. ISANS is providing support to the family, as well as clients … Read more

ISANS announces the continuation of Settlement Online Pre-Arrival program through $13.1 million in funding from IRCC

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada announced $13.1 million dollars in funding for ISANS to continue its Settlement Online Pre-Arrival (SOPA) program. This groundbreaking program developed and overseen by ISANS ensures that immigrants arrive prepared for their new life in Canada.

“Our mission is to help immigrants build a future in Nova Scotia. This funding will allow us to better prepare newcomers for their arrival in Canada through SOPA’s expanded pre-arrival services, alleviating some of the stresses associated with the settlement process,” says Jennifer Watts, CEO of ISANS…

Businesses and communities across Canada to benefit from increased immigration

From Newsroom — Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. October 31, 2018 News Release October 31, 2018—Ottawa, ON—Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, announced the new multi-year immigration levels plan for 2019-2021. This new immigration plan will benefit all Canadians because immigrants contribute to Canada’s economic growth … Read more

Celebrating Citizenship Week

It’s Citizenship Week in Canada! Over the past 10 years, Canada has welcomed over 1.75 million proud new Canadians. From October 8 -14 this year, we reflect on the rights and responsibilities all Canadians citizens share, and celebrate what newcomers bring to our communities. We asked some new Nova Scotians … Read more

IBM volunteers arrive to troubleshoot Halifax

By Brendan Ahern, The Chronicle Herald, Oct. 2, 2018. International IBM employees have arrived in Halifax where they’ll spend the next four weeks working on projects within government, academia, and non-profit organizations. They are all a part of the IBM Corporate Service Corps which, since 2008, has been sending a … Read more