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6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

January 2019

Youth Support Program: Photography Workshop

January 18 @ 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

This workshop is for newcomer youth aged 18-35 who arrived to Canada as refugees. Join us for a photography workshop! This workshop will teach you how to take professional photos with your phone. You will learn: how to compose a photo how to light your subject mobile photography how to ... Read more

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Basic Computer Skills

January 21 @ 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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Conversation Circles: Intermediate (CLB 5-6)

January 21 @ 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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Microsoft Excel II

January 22 @ 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 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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Conversation Circles: Intermediate (CLB 6-7)

January 22 @ 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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Conversation Circles: Intermediate (CLB 6-7)

January 23 @ 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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Microsoft Excel I

January 24 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until February 12, 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 simple formulas Use defined functions (sum, average, min, max and count) Use relative, ... Read more

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ISANS Table at Halifax Seaport Farmer’s Market

January 24 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday and Friday, repeating until April 26, 2019

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

Visit ISANS incubator table at the Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market on Thursdays and Fridays starting January 10, 2019!

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Building Intercultural Competence Workshop

January 25 @ 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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One event on December 28, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on January 11, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on January 25, 2019 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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Youth Support Program: Education Options Workshop

January 25 @ 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Are you a government-assisted refugee youth, aged 18-35, who has faced barriers to settlement? Join guest speaker Chris Murdoch, Recruitment Coordinator at NSCC, for a free workshop on education options. In this workshop, you will learn about: The admission process Different programs NSCC offers The difference between college and university ... Read more

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Welcome Ambassador Training

January 29 @ 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Join us for a 12-hour training program on creating inclusive, diverse and welcoming communities for all. During this training, you will increase your cultural humility to support more inclusive, diverse and welcoming communities. You are welcome to apply if you are a volunteer, service provider, private refugee sponsorship group, government ... Read more

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Human Resource Management Workshop

January 29 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Join Sarah Mullins, CPHR, for a free workshop to learn about rules and best practices for hiring and managing employees in Nova Scotia. In this session you will learn about: The hiring process (including what you are and are not allowed to say during interviews, and how to call references) ... Read more

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Information Session: Labour Standards in Nova Scotia

January 31 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Are you interested in learning about employer responsibilities in Nova Scotia? Join us for a free information session to learn about Nova Scotia labour laws and standards. Topics include but are not limited to: Pay rules Hours of labour Protected leave Employment records and pay stubs Ending employment Foreign worker ... Read more

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February 2019

On-site Recruitment: Subway

February 1 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

What is an ORIS Session? An On-Site Recruitment Session and Information Session (ORIS) includes a presentation by an employer about their organization and career opportunities, followed by a 10-minute speed interview. What do you bring to Subway? You are the face of a global brand. Your smile and warm, friendly ... Read more

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On-site Recruitment: TD Canada Trust & TD Insurance

February 6 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

What is an ORIS Session? An On-Site Recruitment Session and Information Session (ORIS) includes a presentation by an employer about their organization and career opportunities, followed by a 10-minute speed interview. Who is TD? TD Canada Trust is a customer-focused personal and small business banking business. Serving more than 11 ... Read more

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Risk Management & Business Insurance

February 12 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Join Beverly Barker from Co-operators Insurance for a workshop to learn about risk management and business insurance. In this workshop you will learn about: Different types of business insurance What insurance will cover and will not cover for your business Different methods of preventing risk With 48 hours’ notice, a ... Read more

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Professional Communications Workshops

February 20 @ 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

An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day 20 of the month, repeating indefinitely

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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Microsoft PowerPoint

February 26 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Tuesday, repeating until March 19, 2019

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 ... Read more

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