Newcomers learn to camp

Friday was a beautiful day to learn to camp! More than 60 newcomers in language classes at ISANS took part in the Parks Canada Learn to Camp program at Westmount Park on July 13. Learn to Camp teaches participants the knowledge and skills needed to plan and camp outdoors, giving … Read more

Video: I Am Today

 Marwa Harb’s face lights up when she talks about the people she has met since arriving in Canada as a refugee from Syria. Topping her list – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. “I paint (a picture of) the prime minister,” says Marwa, 16. “I gave it to him. He was … Read more

Halifax rally celebrates and supports refugees

By Taryn Grant, For StarMetro Halifax. Sat., June 16, 2018 HALIFAX—In a show of solidarity, about 500 people marched along busy Halifax streets Saturday afternoon, chanting “Say it loud, say it clear, refugees are welcome here!” The Walk with Refugees — hosted by the Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS), the Halifax … Read more

ISANS Annual & Special Meeting

Join us in Paul O’Regan Hall at Halifax Central Library on Wednesday, June 20, 2:00 – 4:00 pm for our AGM, where we will present the annual ISANS Award which recognizes those who have demonstrated exceptional and innovative efforts in welcoming immigrants to Nova Scotia…