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6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

March 2018

For Engineers – Codes Seminar (Full day)

March 19 @ 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

If you are an engineering client, you are invited to attend a full day Codes Seminar. Presented by the Office of the Fire Marshall, this event provides information on a number of codes that apply in Nova Scotia. Cost: FREE! Lunch will be provided. To register, please visit: www.engineersnovascotia.ca For ... Read more

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Information Session: Family Orientation

March 20 @ 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Learn about family life and the law in Nova Scotia. If you are a Permanent Resident, join us to learn about: Your rights and responsibilities as a parent Canadian laws that apply to families How ISANS supports newcomer families ‘Duty to report’ and your legal obligation Child Protection Confidentiality For ... Read more

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Importing for Beginners

March 20 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Tuesday, March 20 6:00-8:00pm Are you considering importing, or have you begun importing? This session will give you an overview of importing products into Canada. The session will be hosted by Jonathan Pendrith, an associate at McInnes Cooper law firm. In this session, you will learn about: Parties involved in ... Read more

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ISANS Closed

March 30
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One event on April 2, 2018 at 12:00am

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

Closed Good Friday and Easter Monday.

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April 2018

Taxes for a Sole Proprietorship

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

Join us for a presentation from BDO Halifax: a public accounting, tax, consulting and business advisory firm. In this session, you will learn about: Taxation for sole proprietors Preparation of T1 (General Tax Return) and the T2125 Statement of Business or Professional Activities A minimum Canadian Language Benchmark of 5 ... Read more

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On-Site Recruitment & Information Session: OSCO Construction Group

April 6 @ 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. Who is OSCO Construction Group? The OSCO Construction Group consists of construction and manufacturing companies which fabricate both steel ... Read more

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Information Session Nova Scotia Nominee Program

April 7 @ 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Information Session for Temporary Foreign Workers Are you interested in learning about immigrating to Nova Scotia? ISANS and the Nova Scotia Office of Immigration are hosting a FREE information session about the Nova Scotia Nominee Program. Join us to learn: Who is eligible How to apply How long the application ... Read more

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Legal Information Series

April 9 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until May 7, 2018

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

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

Join the Partners for Legal Education (PLE) for one or more free legal information sessions. Immigration Law – Monday, April 9, 6:30 – 8:30pm Learn about Canada’s immigration law, including temporary and permanent residency, sponsoring a family member to come to Canada, and becoming a Canadian citizen. Employment Law – ... Read more

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Car Seat Safety Workshop

April 10 @ 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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ISANS General Volunteer Orientation

April 10 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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One event on May 8, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on June 5, 2018 at 5:00pm

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

ISANS is looking for volunteers to welcome newcomers from all over the world and support them as they settle in Nova Scotia. Join us to learn how you can welcome immigrants and help build a better community together. During orientation you will: Increase your understanding of settlement and integration issues ... Read more

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Conversation Circles: Advanced (CLB 6+)

April 11 @ 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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 Beginner CLB 1-3 Sundays 1:00-3:00pm St. Andrew’s Centre (3380 Barnsted Lane) Beginner CLB ... Read more

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Introductory Workshop: Understanding Accounting

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

If you are not familiar with how accounting is done in Canada, this is a good workshop for you. In this workshop, you will learn about: Generally-accepted accounting principles The accounting equation Financial statements (income statement, statement of owner’s equity and the balance sheet) Double-entry bookkeeping (debits & credits)  Cost:  ... Read more

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Conversation Circles: High Beginner (CLB 3-4)

April 16 @ 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Monday, repeating until July 1, 2018

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 Beginner CLB 1-3 Sundays 1:00-3:00pm St. Andrew’s Centre (3380 Barnsted Lane) Beginner CLB ... Read more

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Communication for Healthcare Professionals

April 17 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

This program is for healthcare professionals: doctors, nurses, pharmacists, dentists, etc. You will increase your workplace communication skills for patient-centered care. In this course, you will practice: Spoken patient communication for consultations, including: building rapport, conducting patient consultations, understanding patient concerns, showing empathy, offering reliable advice and focusing on ethics ... Read more

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Basics of Cash Flow

April 19 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

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

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On-site Recruitment: Kam-Moon

April 26 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

What is an ORIS Session? An ORIS (On-site Recruitment & Information Session) includes a presentation by an employer about their organization and career opportunities, followed by a 10-minute one-on-one speed interview with the employer. Who is Kam-Moon? Kam-Moon is a new restaurant opening in Halifax. Their name, Kam-Moon, is derived ... Read more

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May 2018

Networking for Success

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

Join us for a free overview of networking practices in Nova Scotia. You’ll learn: What business networking is – and is not The 10 rules of networking How to use business cards Where to find local networking opportunities With 48 hours notice, a live-stream of the workshop will be available ... Read more

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On-Site Recruitment: CBI Home Health

May 4 @ 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 5 to 10-minute speed interview. Who is CBI Home Health? If you’re passionate about helping others and you want to make a ... Read more

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Start a Farm in Nova Scotia

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

Are you interested in starting a farm in Nova Scotia? Join us for a free workshop to learn about: Market opportunities for new farmers The agriculture industry in Nova Scotia Life in rural Nova Scotia Business planning and support for new farmers This workshop is offered in partnership with the ... Read more

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On-site Recruitment: 7 Cities

May 9 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

What is an ORIS Session? An ORIS (On-site Recruitment & Information Session) includes a presentation by an employer about their organization and career opportunities, followed by a 10-minute one-on-one speed interview with the employer. Who is 7 Cities? They are a fast growing privacy, and security focused financial services company ... Read more

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Job Search Resource Centre

May 10 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

The centre is available for job seekers who would like to use our computer lab to: work on resumes and cover letters search job search web-sites enter information into Skills Match (Employer Resume Matching System) work on job applications look for potential employers There is an Employment Specialist available to ... Read more

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Importing & Customs Brokerage

May 10 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

This workshop is a follow-up to the importing workshop held in March. This FREE workshop will be hosted by Paula (Lunn) Greene, CITP (Certified International Trade Professional). Paula is President and CEO of Beyond Ventures Group Inc. In this workshop, you will learn about: Cargo control and customs documents Certificate ... Read more

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Business Basics Legal Workshop

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

Join Halifax lawyer, Duncan Harvie, of McInnes Cooper as he shares valuable basic legal information for conducting your business in Nova Scotia. In this workshop, you will learn about the legal aspects of: Starting a business in Nova Scotia Business structures Taxes as they relate to business structure With 48-hours’ ... Read more

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Professional Communications Workshops

May 16 @ 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 16 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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On-site Recruitment – Halifax Regional Police

May 17 @ 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

What is an ORIS Session? An ORIS (On-site Recruitment & Information Session) is a presentation by an employer about their organization and career opportunities, followed by group question and answer. About Halifax Regional Police? Become a police officer with Halifax Regional Police (HRP). HRP is recruiting for its 2019 Police Science ... Read more

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Youth Support Program

May 17 @ 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Thursday, repeating until June 28, 2018

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

Join this program to have fun, learn, and get support as you plan for your future. ISANS Youth Support Program is open to refugee youth aged 18-25 who arrived in Canada between 2010-2016. Join this program if you are: looking for new employment opportunities unable to continue your education looking ... Read more

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Building Intercultural Competence

May 18 @ 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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One event on May 31, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on June 6, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on June 22, 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 ... Read more

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Parent Support Workshop: Handle With Care

May 22 @ 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 26, 2018

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

Are you a parent of a child aged 0-6?  Join us for a workshop series to learn how to strengthen your parenting skills and problem solve with other parents. In this workshop you will learn how to help your child: build trust express their emotions develop positive behavior at home ... Read more

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Business Growth Strategies

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

Join Rod Simpson, CPA, CA, CMC, as he presents valuable information on how to grow your business. At this free workshop you will learn about the following business growth strategies: Market penetration Market expansion Product expansion Diversification strategies Acquisition strategies With 48 hours’ notice, a live streaming of the workshop ... Read more

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Welcome Ambassador Training

May 29 @ 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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One event on June 12, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on June 19, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on July 10, 2018 at 3:00pm

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

One event on June 13, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on June 27, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on July 11, 2018 at 9:30am

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 beginner-level training, you will learn about cultural humility, intercultural communication, power and privilege, and develop a greater understanding of allyship in a ‘train-the-trainer’ format. You are welcome to apply if you are ... Read more

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Selling to Government

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

Join us for a workshop to learn about opportunities to sell to federal and provincial governments. Each year the Government of Canada purchases between $15-$20 billion of goods and services. Cindy O'Driscoll from the Federal Office of Small and Medium Enterprises will provide you with information about: whether the Government ... Read more

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On-site Recruitment: Royal Bank of Canada

May 30 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 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 one-on-one speed interview. Who is RBC? To employees, RBC is where you and the people you work with can strive ... Read more

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Information Session: Corporate Income Tax

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

Join Jennifer Cullen from Grant Thornton to get an overview of how to prepare a T2 – Corporate Income Tax Return. In this free workshop you will learn about: who has to file a T2 – Corporate Income Tax Return how to file a T2 – Corporate Income Tax Return ... Read more

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June 2018

On-site Recruitment: Shannex

June 1 @ 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

What is an ORIS Session? An ORIS (On-site Recruitment & Information Session) is a presentation by an employer about their organization and career opportunities, followed by a 10-minute one-on-one speed interview. About Shannex Shannex is more than a place to work. They are committed to client-directed service and care in ... Read more

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Immigrant Youth Employability Program

June 4
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

If you are an immigrant youth between age 15 and 30 join the Immigrant Youth Employability Program to explore career options, gain local work experience and understand the Canadian work environment. This program will help you: Increase your confidence in your skills and abilities Show employers your skills and work ... Read more

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Introduction to Entrepreneurship in Nova Scotia

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

Join us for an introduction to doing business in Nova Scotia! In this session, you will learn the basics of what it takes to be a business owner in Nova Scotia, including: Characteristics of entrepreneurs Business culture in Nova Scotia Networking Business planning Legal structure Financing a business Taxation Business ... Read more

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Information Session – Corporate Income Tax

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

Join Jennifer Cullen from Grant Thornton to get an overview of how to prepare a T2 – Corporate Income Tax Return. In this free workshop you will learn about: who has to file a T2 – Corporate Income Tax Return how to file a T2 – Corporate Income Tax Return ... Read more

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On-site Recruitment: MUFG Investor Services

June 13 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

What is an ORIS Session? An ORIS (On-site Recruitment & Information Session) is a presentation by an employer about their organization and career opportunities, followed by a 10-minute one-on-one speed interview. Who is MUFG Investor Services (Halifax) Limited? MUFG Investor Services provides asset servicing solutions to the global investment management ... Read more

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Federal Government Programs

June 19 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Join Bobbyee Archibald from Service Canada for a free information session about Federal Government Programs for business. You will learn about: Work-sharing & Employment Insurance Self-employment benefits & Employment Insurance E-services Record of Employment online My Service Canada account Registration for this session is required. To register please email business@isans.ca. ... Read more

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Facebook for Business

June 21 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Join Patti Dow, to learn how to set up and manage a Business Facebook Page. You will learn about: How to set up your Business Facebook Page How to schedule your posts in advance How to understand the analytics With 48 hours’ notice, a live streaming of the workshop will ... Read more

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Introduction to Marketing

June 25 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Join Dave Maguire, MBA, co-founder of Pulse Marketing, and owner of Moxi Creative for a free two-hour workshop. Dave has over 20 years experience as a successful entrepreneur and consultant and now teaches marketing at Mount Saint Vincent University. Workshop topics include, but are not limited to: Product/Service development Understanding your ... Read more

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ISANS Closed

June 26
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Closed for staff professional development.

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Citizenship Information Session by IRCC

June 27 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Immigration Refugees & Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is offering information sessions to explain how to fill out application forms and answer questions about becoming a Canadian citizen. They will help you: understand the forms and what information you need to provide make sure your citizenship application is complete before sending it ... Read more

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Introduction to Sales Workshop

June 27 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Join Dave Maguire, MBA, co-founder of Pulse Marketing, and owner of Moxi Creative for a free two-hour workshop. Dave has over 20 years experience as a successful entrepreneur and consultant and now teaches marketing at Mount Saint Vincent University. Workshop topics include, but are not limited to: Information gathering The ... Read more

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July 2018

Closed

July 2
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Closed for the Canada Day holiday.

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Parent Support Workshop: Handle With Care

July 3 @ 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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One event on July 10, 2018 at 12:30pm

One event on July 17, 2018 at 12:30pm

One event on July 24, 2018 at 12:30pm

One event on July 31, 2018 at 12:30pm

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

Are you a parent of a child aged 0-6?  Join us for a workshop series to learn how to strengthen your parenting skills and problem solve with other parents. In this workshop you will learn how to help your child: build trust express their emotions develop positive behavior at home ... Read more

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Microsoft Excel I

July 3 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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One event on July 5, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on July 10, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on July 12, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on July 17, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on July 19, 2018 at 1:00pm

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

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, absolute and mixed references ... Read more

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Basic Computer Skills Training

July 4 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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One event on July 9, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on July 11, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on July 16, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on July 18, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on July 23, 2018 at 9:00am

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

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 locations including USB flash drive and email attachments. Learn to ... Read more

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On-site Recruitment Session: Northwood

July 5 @ 1:30 PM - 3:30 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 20-minute speed interview. Who is Northwood? Northwood has led the way for over 53 years as Nova Scotia’s most dynamic continuing care ... Read more

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Introduction to Ecommerce

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

Join Jakki Brierley–Shorrock of Fastrak Global Inc. for a free two-hour workshop on ecommerce, or selling online, which is not difficult to do and can make a huge difference to the growth of your business. Workshop topics include, but are not limited to: What is ecommerce Why do it When ... Read more

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Building Intercultural Competence

July 6 @ 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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One event on July 19, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on September 12, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on September 28, 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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Conversation Circles: Intermediate (CLB 5-6)

July 9 @ 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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Conversation Circles: Intermediate (CLB 6-7)

July 10 @ 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)

July 11 @ 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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On-site Recruitment: Halifax Regional Centre for Education

July 17 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

What is an ORIS Session? An On-Site Recruitment 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 Halifax Regional Center for Education? Halifax Regional Center for Education (HRCE), formerly HRSB, is the largest school board ... Read more

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Microsoft Excel II

July 24 @ 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 August 9, 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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Microsoft Word

July 25 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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One event on August 1, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on August 8, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on August 15, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on August 22, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on August 29, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on September 5, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on September 12, 2018 at 9:00am

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 Use fonts, cases, alignments, line spacing, and format painter Change the page layout including margins, orientation, paper size, and columns ... Read more

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August 2018

Men’s Support Group

August 1 @ 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Moving to a new country can be stressful. If you are a newcomer man, you are invited to join us for a support group. This group is led by men and for men only. At the Men’s Support Group you will have the opportunity to: Problem solve with the group ... Read more

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ISANS Closed

August 6
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia
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On-site Recruitment Session: Delta Hotels

August 8 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 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 one-on-one speed interview. Who is Delta Hotels? Delta Hotels by Marriott Dartmouth is a new full-service property located in the ... Read more

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Diversity and Mental Health Education Workshop for Internationally Educated Healthcare Professionals

August 13 @ 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Join Mohammad Yaffa, Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator with Nova Scotia Health Authority, for a workshop on diversity and mental health education. In this workshop you will: Focus on strategies and resources for becoming culturally competent in our day to day practices Discuss concepts and issues related to Diversity, Cultural Competence ... Read more

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Microsoft PowerPoint

August 14 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, repeating until September 4, 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 ... Read more

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Entrepreneurs Discussion Panel

August 14 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Join us for an interactive discussion panel with immigrant entrepreneurs. Panelists are local business owners who will speak directly about their business experiences and challenges. Panelists will discuss: How they started their business Successes and challenges of growing their business The dos and don’ts of doing business in Nova Scotia ... Read more

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On-site Recruitment Session: Halifax Regional Centre for Education

August 15 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

What is an ORIS Session? An On-Site Recruitment and Information Session (ORIS) includes a presentation by an employer about their organization and career opportunities, followed by a 15-minute speed interview. Who is Halifax Regional Center for Education? Halifax Regional Center for Education (HRCE), formerly HRSB, is the largest school board ... Read more

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On-site Recruitment Session: Pete’s Frootique & Fine Foods

August 17 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 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 10-15 minute one-on-one speed interview. Who is Pete’s Fine Foods? Their mission is simple. While preserving the culture of their English market ... Read more

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Immigrant Youth Employability Program

August 20
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

If you are an immigrant youth between age 15 and 30 join the Immigrant Youth Employability Program to explore career options, gain local work experience and understand the Canadian work environment. This program will help you: Increase your confidence in your skills and abilities Show employers your skills and work ... Read more

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Information Session: Social Media Skills for Your Small Business

August 20 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

In partnership with the Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education - Workplace Education Initiatives, ISANS is hosting an information session for an upcoming training opportunity. To be eligible for this program you must: Be an employed or self-employed immigrant Be an ISANS client Have a CLB 6 or ... Read more

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Information Session: Essential Skills to Grow Your Small Business

August 20 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

In partnership with the Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education - Workplace Education Initiatives, ISANS is hosting an information session for an upcoming training opportunity. To be eligible for this program you must: Be an employed or a self-employed immigrant Be an ISANS client Have a CLB 6 ... Read more

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Information Session: Volunteer with ISANS

August 22 @ 1:30 PM - 3:30 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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Youth Support Program

August 23 @ 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Join this program to have fun, learn, and get support as you plan for your future. ISANS Youth Support Program is open to refugee youth aged 18-25 who arrived in Canada between 2010-2016. Join this program if you are: looking for new employment opportunities unable to continue your education looking for ... Read more

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September 2018

ISANS Closed

September 3
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia
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On-site Recruitment and Information Session: Northwood

September 7 @ 1:30 PM - 3:30 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 20-minute speed interview. Who is Northwood? Northwood has led the way for over 53 years as Nova Scotia’s most dynamic continuing care ... Read more

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Information Session: Immigrant Women Entrepreneurship Program

September 12 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

If you are a newcomer woman, join us for a free information session to learn about the Immigrant Women Entrepreneurship Program. At this information session you will: Receive an overview of the program Learn if the program is right for you Have an opportunity to register for the program The ... Read more

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On-site Recruitment Session: Halifax Transit

September 13 @ 12:30 PM - 2:30 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 meet and greet with the employer. Who is Halifax Transit? Halifax Transit is a business unit with Halifax Regional Municipality. They ... Read more

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Welcome Ambassador Training

September 13 @ 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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Introduction to Entrepreneurship in Nova Scotia

September 13 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Join us for an introduction to doing business in Nova Scotia! In this session, you will learn the basics of what it takes to be a business owner in Nova Scotia, including: Characteristics of entrepreneurs Business culture in Nova Scotia Networking Business planning Legal structure Financing a business Taxation Business ... Read more

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Essential Skills to Grow Your Small Business

September 17 @ 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

ISANS is pleased to offer Essential Skills to Grow Your Small Business in partnership with the Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education - Workplace Education Initiatives. During this 40-hour course, you will assess and create options to grow your small business and make a long-term plan to handle ... Read more

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Immigrant Women Entrepreneurship Program

September 17 @ 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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Business Set-Up and Operations

September 18 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Join Halifax business consultant, Rod Simpson, CPA, CA, CMC, for a free workshop on business set up & operations for starting your business in Nova Scotia. Topics will include but are not limited to: Financial operations Operations management Technology management Sales management Client management Supplier management HR management With 48 ... Read more

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Business Basics Legal Workshop

September 20 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Join Halifax lawyer, Eric Feunekes of McInnes Cooper, as he presents a workshop on legal business basics for conducting your business in Nova Scotia. At this workshop, you will learn about the legal aspects of: starting a business in Nova Scotia business structures taxes related to business structures With 48 ... Read more

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ISANS Closed

September 25
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia
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How to Save Money in Canada

September 26 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Canada can be an expensive place to live. Do you want to learn how to hold on to more of your money? Come to this informative workshop to learn how to save money on things like food, housing, utilities, transportation and entertainment. Your wallet will thank you! To register contact: ... Read more

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Introduction to Accounting

September 27 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Join us for a free introduction to accounting workshop! If you are not familiar with how accounting is done in Canada, this is a good workshop for you. In this workshop, you will learn about: Generally-accepted accounting principles The accounting equation Financial statements (income statement, statement of owner’s equity and ... Read more

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October 2018

Risk Management & Business Insurance

October 2 @ 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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Investing Workshop – Part 1

October 2 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Join Financial Advisor Kian Zarkechvari from Edward Jones for a workshop about the basics of investing. Topics will include: reasons for investing the role of a financial advisor general investing concepts This is part one of a two-part workshop. The second part will take place on Tuesday, October 9. To register ... Read more

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Canadian Business Culture Workshop

October 4 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Do you want to strengthen your knowledge of Canadian culture and become more familiar with Nova Scotia business customs? Join us for a workshop on Canadian business culture and gain a better understanding of doing business in Nova Scotia. Topics include but are not limited to: Canadian culture norms Networking ... Read more

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Investing Workshop – Part 2

October 9 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Join Financial Advisor Kian Zarkechvari from Edward Jones for the second workshop on investing. Topics will include: different types of investment accounts types of investments that you can hold tax implications of investing To register contact: Candice Albright  | 902-406-3680  |  calbright@isans.ca Please tell her if you need child care. If you would like ... Read more

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Building Intercultural Competence Workshop

October 10 @ 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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Legal Information Series: Becoming a Canadian Citizen

October 10 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Join Wendy-Marie Baker a legal information counsellor at Accès Justice Access for a workshop to learn about becoming a Canadian citizen. Topics will include: eligibility requirements how to apply for citizenship how to fill out the forms To register contact: Candice Albright  | 902-406-3680  |  calbright@isans.ca Please tell her if you need child care ... Read more

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On-Site Recruitment: Shannex

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

What is an ORIS Session? An ORIS (On-site Recruitment & Information Session) is a presentation by an employer about their organization and career opportunities, followed by a 10-minute one-on-one speed interview. About Shannex Shannex is more than a place to work. They are committed to client-directed service and care in ... Read more

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Microsoft Excel II

October 11 @ 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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Networking for Success

October 11 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Join us for a free workshop about networking practices in Nova Scotia. In this workshop, you will learn: What business networking is, and is not The 10 rules of networking How to use business cards Where to find local networking opportunities With 48-hours’ notice, a livestream of the workshop will ... Read more

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On-Site Recruitment: Canadian Tire

October 16 @ 12:30 PM - 2:30 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 10-15 minute one-on-one speed interview. Who is Canadian Tire? As one of Canada’s most trusted and iconic brands, they build teams that ... Read more

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Cannabis – Legal and Health Aspects

October 16 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Cannabis will be legalized across Canada beginning October 17. During this workshop, you will hear from a Halifax Regional Police officer about the legal aspects of cannabis and from a representative from the IWK children’s hospital about the effects of this drug on children. To register contact: Candice Albright  | 902-406-3680  ... Read more

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Microsoft Word

October 17 @ 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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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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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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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 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 and modifying accounts. Set up customers and vendors, items, payrolls, ... 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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