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6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

October 2018

Conversation Circles: Intermediate (CLB 5-6)

October 22 @ 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Monday and Thursday, repeating until April 30, 2019

ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

ISANS is offering Conversation Circles for newcomers who would like the opportunity to practice their speaking skills on practical and interesting topics. Conversation Circles classes are held year-round (no summer break).   Circle Level Day Time Location Seniors Literacy Fridays 10:00am-12:00pm Common Room (61 Glen Forest Drive) Intermediate CLB 5/6 ... Read more

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Immigrant Women Entrepreneurship Program

October 22 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until November 28, 2018

ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

This program is for immigrant women in Nova Scotia who want to develop or enhance their business skills. Topics of the program include: Business plan writing Market research Rules, regulations, and legal issues Marketing Financial management Operations and administration Networking Register for this program if you would like to: Gain ... Read more

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Microsoft Excel II

October 23 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until October 30, 2018

ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Level: Beginner Number of Sessions: 6 Session Length: 3 hours In this class you will use Microsoft Office Excel and learn how to: Create, open, save, print, edit and close worksheets and workbooks Enter and format data Create formulas using functions Use logic, math and trig functions (IF, AND, OR, ... Read more

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Conversation Circles: Intermediate (CLB 6-7)

October 23 @ 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

ISANS is offering Conversation Circles for newcomers who would like the opportunity to practice their speaking skills on practical and interesting topics. Conversation Circles classes are held year-round (no summer break).   Circle Level Day Time Location Seniors Literacy Fridays 10:00am-12:00pm Common Room (61 Glen Forest Drive) Intermediate CLB 5/6 ... Read more

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Wellness and Resettlement Stress

October 23 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Newcomers to Canada face many kinds of stress during their settlement process. Carmen Moncayo, coordinator of newcomer community wellness at ISANS will speak about settlement stress and how to manage it. To register contact: Candice Albright  | 902-406-3680  |  calbright@isans.ca Please tell her if you need child care and/or an interpreter. If ... Read more

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Microsoft Word

October 24 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 5, 2018

ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Level: Beginner Number of Sessions: 8 Session Length: 3 hours In this class you will use Microsoft Office Word and learn how to: Create, open, save, print, edit and close documents such as resumes, cover letters, and reports Use basic formats such as font, font style, alignments, space between lines, change ... Read more

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Conversation Circles: Intermediate (CLB 6-7)

October 24 @ 3:15 PM - 5:15 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:15pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

ISANS is offering Conversation Circles for newcomers who would like the opportunity to practice their speaking skills on practical and interesting topics. Conversation Circles classes are held year-round (no summer break).   Circle Level Day Time Location Seniors Literacy Fridays 10:00am-12:00pm Common Room (61 Glen Forest Drive) Intermediate CLB 5/6 ... Read more

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Legal Information Series: Landlord and tenancy law

October 24 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Join Megan Deveaux, community legal worker with Dalhousie Legal Aid Service for a workshop on landlord and tenancy law. Topics will include: residential landlord and tenant rights and responsibilities basic lease terms security deposits rent repairs moving in and moving out how to resolve disagreements To register contact: Candice Albright  ... Read more

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Building Intercultural Competence Workshop

October 25 @ 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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One event on October 25, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on November 15, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on November 30, 2018 at 9:30am

ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

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. 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 ... Read more

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Microsoft PowerPoint

October 29 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, repeating until November 26, 2018

ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Level: Beginner/Intermediate Number of Sessions: 4 Session Length: 3 hours In this class you will use Microsoft Office PowerPoint and learn how to: Create presentations Add transition and animation effects Add shapes, pictures, clip art, word art, tables, and charts Add sound and narration Create speaker notes Use action buttons Proof, print, and ... Read more

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Legal Information Session: Patents, Trademarsk & Copyrights

October 30 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Join lawyer Jim Enman for a free information session to learn about the legal aspects of franchising. During this session, you will learn about: Patents Trademarks Copyrights Canadian Intellectual Property With 48 hours’ notice, a livestream of the workshop will be available outside of Halifax Regional Municipality. To attend this ... Read more

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Banking in Canada

October 30 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Does Canada’s banking system seem complicated? Join Samer Jarad from the Bank of Montreal for a workshop on Canada’s banking system. Topics will include: different types of accounts banking services transactions customer rights To register contact: Candice Albright  | 902-406-3680  |  calbright@isans.ca Please tell her if you need child care and/or an ... Read more

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November 2018

Sage 50 Accounting

November 1 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until November 27, 2018

ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

(Formerly Simply Accounting) Level: Beginner Number of Sessions: 8 Session Length: 3 hours Level: Beginner Number of Sessions: 8 Session Length: 3 hours In this class you will learn how to: Create a new company using the Setup Wizard Use system settings (sales taxes, tax codes, linked accounts, and reports and forms) Add ... Read more

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Introduction to Business Planning

November 1 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Every business needs a plan. Join us for an introductory workshop on business planning. Business plans can help you if you are looking to finance your business, develop a strategic plan for your business going forward, and more. In this workshop, you will learn about: The importance of a business ... Read more

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Basics of Cash Flow

November 6 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Join us for a free workshop to understand the basics of cash flow. During this workshop you will learn: Why cash flow forecast is important Five easy steps to making financial projections The cash conversion cycle Seven tips to ease a “cash crunch” With 48 hours notice, a livestream of ... Read more

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Home buyer’s workshop

November 6 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Are you thinking about buying a home in Canada? Come gather all of the info that you will need from professionals. You will hear from a mortgage broker, a mortgage insurance provider, a realtor, and a lawyer and get tips for your first home purchase. To register contact: Candice Albright  ... Read more

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Legal Information Series: Family law

November 7 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Join Paul Stordy, Managing Lawyer, Information Services and Summary Advice for Nova Scotia Legal Aid for a workshop about family law. Topics will include: Marriage Living together as a couple Separation Divorce child custody child support going to court to deal with a family law issue To register contact: Candice ... Read more

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Cancer Screening for Women

November 13 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Learn about free available programs for early detection of the most common cancers diagnosed in women. To register contact: Candice Albright  | 902-406-3680  |  calbright@isans.ca Please tell her if you need child care and/or an interpreter. If you would like child care, please give your child’s name and age. Please note, space ... Read more

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Car Seat Safety Workshop

November 15 @ 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Learn how to choose and use the right car seat Buckle up! Katherine Hutka from Child Safety Link at ISANS will help you to choose the right car seats for your children and practice how to use them safely.  Please register for this workshop. To register or for more information, ... Read more

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Exporting for Beginners

November 15 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Are you a small business owner who is new to, just starting out, or in the early stages of exporting?  Join Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI) for a free workshop on exporting products from Canada. NSBI helps businesses across the province grow exports. In this workshop, you will learn about: ... Read more

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Information Session: Volunteer with ISANS

November 20 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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One event on September 11, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on October 16, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on November 20, 2018 at 5:00pm

ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Do you want to help welcome newcomers from all over the world and support them as they settle in Nova Scotia? ISANS has many volunteer roles: Community Connections volunteer English Tutor Classroom volunteer Professional Mentor And many more! Upcoming sessions: September 11 - 5:00-7:00 pm October 16 - 5:00-7:00 pm November ... Read more

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Income Taxes in Canada

November 20 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Learn about Canada’s Income Tax system from accounting professionals from Grant Thornton. In this workshop you will learn how to: file your income tax return reduce your taxes through tax deductions and credits To register contact: Candice Albright  | 902-406-3680  |  calbright@isans.ca Please tell her if you need child care. If you would ... Read more

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Professional Communications Workshops

November 21 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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One event on June 20, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on July 11, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on September 19, 2018 at 6:00pm

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

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

One event on December 12, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on January 16, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on February 20, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on March 13, 2019 at 6:00pm

ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Join us for evening workshops to improve your English for work and business. Wednesdays (once a month) - 6:00-8:30pm Handling and Resolving Conflict - May 16, 2018 Small Talk in the Workplace - June 20, 2018 Listening for the Workplace - July 11, 2018 Using Positive Language - September 19, 2018 Networking Language - October 17, 2018 ... Read more

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Legal Information Series: Federal Government Programs in Canada

November 22 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Join professionals from Service Canada and Nova Scotia Legal Aid for an overview of Federal Government programs in Canada. Service Canada will discuss Employment Insurance (EI) coverage including: sick benefits parental and maternity benefits caregiving benefits and leave regular benefits for job loss Canada Pension Plan (CPP) benefits Nova Scotia ... Read more

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Best Weight Basics

November 27 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Join us for a workshop on best weight basics. In this workshop, you will learn about: How complex weight management is Practical eating habits to help manage and maintain your weight Meal timing, portions and balance To register contact: Candice Albright  | 902-406-3680  |  calbright@isans.ca Please tell her if you need child ... Read more

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December 2018

Basic Computer Skills

December 3 @ 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Level: Beginner Number of Sessions: 6 Session Length: 2 hours A hands-on comprehensive course that includes the following: Basic computer functions and how to navigate the internet. Identify file types and folders. Explore to open, save and close files and create folders. Understanding the concept to save documents to various ... Read more

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Consumer Loans and Debt

December 4 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Join Todd Strickland, Vice President of RBC Group Advantage Atlantic and Norma Genge of Credit Counselling Service of Atlantic Canada for a workshop to learn about consumer loans and how to manage debt and deal with creditors. To register contact: Candice Albright  | 902-406-3680  |  calbright@isans.ca Please tell her if you need ... Read more

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Professional Communications Workshops

December 5 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Join us for evening workshops to improve your English for work and business. Wednesdays (once a month) - 6:00-8:30pm Handling and Resolving Conflict - May 16, 2018 Small Talk in the Workplace - June 20, 2018 Listening for the Workplace - July 11, 2018 Using Positive Language - September 19, 2018 Networking Language - October 17, 2018 ... Read more

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Winter in Canada

December 11 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Winter is almost here! Come and learn about proper clothing, winter safety and fun winter activities to make your winter more enjoyable. To register contact: Candice Albright  | 902-406-3680  |  calbright@isans.ca Please tell her if you need child care and/or an interpreter. If you would like child care, please give your child’s ... Read more

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January 2019

Microsoft Excel II

January 3, 2019 @ 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until January 22, 2019

ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Level: Beginner Number of Sessions: 6 Session Length: 3 hours In this class you will use Microsoft Office Excel and learn how to: Create, open, save, print, edit and close worksheets and workbooks Enter and format data Create formulas using functions Use logic, math and trig functions (IF, AND, OR, ... Read more

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Basic Computer Skills

January 7, 2019 @ 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until January 23, 2019

ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Level: Beginner Number of Sessions: 6 Session Length: 2 hours A hands-on comprehensive course that includes the following: Basic computer functions and how to navigate the internet. Identify file types and folders. Explore to open, save and close files and create folders. Understanding the concept to save documents to various ... Read more

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Sage 50 Accounting

January 24, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until February 19, 2019

ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

(Formerly Simply Accounting) Level: Beginner Number of Sessions: 8 Session Length: 3 hours Level: Beginner Number of Sessions: 8 Session Length: 3 hours In this class you will learn how to: Create a new company using the Setup Wizard Use system settings (sales taxes, tax codes, linked accounts, and reports and forms) Add ... Read more

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