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6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax,Nova Scotia

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April 2017

The Art of the Influential Pitch

April 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ISANS, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax,Nova Scotia
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Thursday, April 27
6:00 – 8:00pm

Every business person needs to be able to present the value of their product or service in a persuasive manner. Join Christine Hamblin, Program Manager, Master of Tech Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary’s University for this dynamic workshop...

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Evening EAL Program

April 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 27, 2017

ISANS, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax,Nova Scotia
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Starting September 2016
with ongoing enrollment
Tuesdays & Thursdays
6:30 – 8:30pm

Language training for newcomers who are working or unavailable to attend classes during the day

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Newcomer Home Buyer Information Session

April 29 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
ISANS, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax,Nova Scotia
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Learn about buying a home from professionals! Join us for an information session for newcomers who are thinking about buying a home in Canada. You will hear useful information and get tips from a mortgage broker, lawyer and realtor.  Come and learn about: Qualifying for a mortgage Types of mortgages Finding a home Home inspections Property taxes A lawyer’s role in purchasing a home Other costs and fees *Childcare and interpreters are not available. For more information or to register…

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May 2017

Job Search Resource Centre

May 1 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Mondays, 2:30-5:30pm
ISANS, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax,Nova Scotia
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Are you looking for a job? Come and join us at our Job Search Resource Centre for guidance with your job search...

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Pronunciation and Communication for Work (CLB 5-6)

May 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ISANS, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax,Nova Scotia
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May 1 - July 5
Mondays & Wednesdays
6-8pm

This is a course for newcomers with a speaking CLB 5-6 who want to improve their pronunciation for better communication in the workplace.

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Networking for Success

May 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ISANS, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax,Nova Scotia
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Tuesday, May 2
6:00-8:00pm

This session will give you an overview of networking practices in Nova Scotia. Join us to learn about...

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On-Site Recruitment: Brier Island Lodge

May 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
ISANS, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax,Nova Scotia
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What is an ORIS Session? An ORIS Session includes a presentation by an employer about their organization and career opportunities, followed by a 5-10 minute one-on-one interview with the recruiter/employer. Who is Brier Island Lodge? Brier Island Lodge overlooks the Atlantic Ocean and offers guests comfortable, oceanfront accommodations along with a unique Nova Scotia regional dining experience and whale watching tours. Marking the entrance of the world famous Bay of Fundy, Brier Island offers visitors the opportunity to explore one of the richest marine habitats…

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Parks Canada Information Session

May 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
ISANS, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax,Nova Scotia
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Come find out what your FREE Parks Canada 2017 Discovery Pass has to offer you and your family! Get your FREE 2017 Discovery Pass Learn about federal parks in Nova Scotia Learn about camping opportunities Wednesday, May 3 6:00 - 7:30pm Classroom 18, ISANS

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Welcome Ambassador Training

May 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until June 17, 2017

ISANS, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax,Nova Scotia
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What is it? 14-hour training program in creating inclusive, diverse and welcoming communities for all Commitment - Ambassadors are required to: Attend all 4 training sessions Undertake 2 Welcome Ambassador activities following the training Adhere to the principles of diversity, inclusion, and equity Who is it for? Volunteers, Service providers, Private Refugee Sponsorship groups, Government employees, Business groups and anyone interested in increasing their cultural humility to support more inclusive, diverse and welcoming communities. Benefits to Participants Develop knowledge and…

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Building Intercultural Competence

May 8 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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One event on January 31, 2017 at 9:30am

One event on February 22, 2017 at 9:30am

One event on March 31, 2017 at 9:30am

One event on April 11, 2017 at 9:30am

One event on April 26, 2017 at 9:30am

One event on May 8, 2017 at 9:30am

One event on May 24, 2017 at 9:30am

One event on June 7, 2017 at 9:30am

One event on June 26, 2017 at 9:30am

ISANS, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax,Nova Scotia
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As Nova Scotia becomes more culturally diverse, we all need to learn how to welcome and work with immigrants and build a better community together. There is no fee! This full day workshop will: Increase understanding of settlement and integration issues. Explore ways to welcome and support new immigrants. Develop intercultural relationship building skills for working with new immigrants. Workshops Schedule Tuesday, January 10, 9:30am – 4:30pm Tuesday, January 31, 9:30am – 4:30pm Wednesday, February 22, 9:30am – 4:30pm Friday,…

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14 Things to Consider – Starting Up Your Business

May 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ISANS, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax,Nova Scotia
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Tuesday, May 9,
6-8pm

With 30 years experience as an accountant and consultant, Rod Simpson, CPA CMC brings important insights to what you should consider when setting up a business...

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Legal Information Spring 2017 Series

May 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on April 25, 2017 at 6:00pm

One event on May 9, 2017 at 6:00pm

One event on May 23, 2017 at 6:00pm

ISANS, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax,Nova Scotia
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The 2017 Legal Information Spring Series offers 4 free legal information sessions about federal and Nova Scotia laws, the legal system, and where to find legal help...

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Wellness Support Group for Newcomers

May 10 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 5:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 16, 2017

ISANS, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax,Nova Scotia
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Fun - Hope - Self Care - Learning Come join our new group! We will talk about emotional and mental wellness during our first years of living in Halifax. This group meets to: • make friends and have fun • learn about emotional and mental wellness • learn and practice relaxation techniques • discuss issues related to our wellbeing • learn about programs and services that support our wellbeing. Please Register! Please register at our front desk, or contact Carmen…

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Professional Communication Workshop

May 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on May 17, 2017 at 6:00pm

One event on June 21, 2017 at 6:00pm

One event on July 12, 2017 at 6:00pm

One event on September 20, 2017 at 6:00pm

One event on October 18, 2017 at 6:00pm

One event on November 22, 2017 at 6:00pm

One event on January 17, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on February 21, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on March 14, 2018 at 6:00pm

ISANS, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax,Nova Scotia
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April 2017 – March 2018
6-8:30pm

The Professional Communication Workshop series is for immigrants who want to improve their language skills for employment or for self-employment...

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Human Resource Management

May 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ISANS, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax,Nova Scotia
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Thursday, May 18
6:00 – 8:00pm

Do you know the necessary and best guidelines to hire and manage employees in Nova Scotia?

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Free

Introduction to Entrepreneurship in Nova Scotia

May 24 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
ISANS, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax,Nova Scotia
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Wednesday, May 24
12:30-3:30pm

This is an orientation session for immigrant entrepreneurs designed to give you information about the skills you will need to operate a successful business in Nova Scotia.

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Networking – Self-Advocacy: Knowledge to Succeed

May 30 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
ISANS, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax,Nova Scotia
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Newcomers and community members are invited to a networking event to have a conversation on self-advocacy, and to share knowledge and experiences. Join us to engage in meaningful conversations with panelists and service providers to discuss how to self-advocate on subjects such as housing, education, legal issues, and access to health and community services. Hear immigrants speak about their struggles and successes Talk to services providers and agencies that advocate for newcomers Improve your ability to deal with dismissive people…

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June 2017

Legal Information Session – Fundamentals of Contract Law

June 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ISANS, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax,Nova Scotia
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Thursday, June 1
6:00 – 8:00 pm

In Canada, contracts describe legal obligations in business...

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Buying a Business

June 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
ISANS, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax,Nova Scotia
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Tuesday, June 6
6:00 – 8:00pm

Join Rod Simpson CPA CA CMA, owner of Anfract Consulting Limited, to understand the time, energy and research necessary to successfully buy a business...

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