United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

“The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples is a document that describes both individual and collective rights of Indigenous peoples around the world. It offers guidance on cooperative relationships with Indigenous peoples to states, the United Nations, and other international organizations based on the principles of equality, … Read more

Mi’kmaq History Month 2020

Treaty Day, (October 1st) marks the beginning of Mi’kmaq History Month in Nova Scotia as proclaimed in 1993 by then Premier John Savage and Mi’kmaq Grand Chief Ben Sylliboy. Its purpose is to promote public awareness about the Mi’kmaw culture and heritage for all citizens of Nova Scotia. This year, … Read more

ISANS Mumford to offer increased in-person services starting September 8th, and ISANS Joseph Howe Opening September 14th for limited Language Classes!

We have been working hard to ensure a safe reopening of ISANS. We are excited to announce the reopening of our Joseph Howe location for limited language classes and increased in-person services at ISANS Mumford. Language Classes and ECE Services If your class is resuming in-person, you will receive a … Read more

Yesterday, a massive explosion shocked Beirut, at least 100 people were killed and 4,000 wounded. Our thoughts are with those directly affected and the community here in Nova Scotia. ISANS has collected a number of resources for those seeking support in this difficult time: https://bit.ly/31jUjCI

ISANS Mumford office is reopening on July 13!

We have been working hard to ensure a safe reopening of ISANS and are excited to announce the reopening of our Mumford office for limited services on July 13. To respect health and safety guidelines, we ask clients to read these steps and follow them when visiting us: Book an … Read more

Halifax Refugee Clinic named recipient of 2020 ISANS Award

Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS) was pleased to announce the Halifax Refugee Clinic as the recipient of this year’s ISANS Award. The award was presented virtually at the Annual General Meeting on Monday, June 15, 2020. The ISANS Award recognizes an individual, community group, business or employer who … Read more

ISANS Stands with Our Community

ISANS shares the deep concerns being expressed all over the world about anti-black racism. We stand with those impacted by all forms of racism in saying that it cannot and will no longer be tolerated. Challenging racism is everyone’s responsibility.  It is through the voices of our whole community and actions, both small … Read more

We Are Here To Support You!

Our programs and services continue to be available over the phone and online. Connect with your program coordinator to find out what programs and services are being offered and how you can sign up. If you have an urgent settlement issue, please contact your settlement counsellor by phone or email, … Read more