Happy New Year!

As 2020 comes to a close, we would like to take a moment to look back and celebrate 40 years of service in welcoming immigrants and refugees to Nova Scotia. We have a special anniversary website with highlights from the last four decades: www.isansatforty.isans.ca/. We are glad to share these … Read more

Holiday Hours

The following are our office hours for the holidays this year: December 24: 8:30 am – 12 noon December 25-28: closed December 29 & 30: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm December 31: 8:30 am – 12 noon January 1-3: closed Our regular hours resume on January 4, 2021. Wishing everyone … Read more

Recover Better – Human Rights Day 2020

The United Nations’ theme for Human Rights Day 2020 is Recover Better, emphasizing the need for prioritizing human rights and addressing inequalities in our society as we continue to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. From the United Nations website: “The COVID-19 crisis has been fuelled by deepening poverty, rising inequalities, structural … Read more

Message from Jennifer Watts, CEO of ISANS

Earlier this year, as we began the celebrations of our 40th anniversary with the theme “Pathways to Resilience,” little did we know how much our resilience as an organization and a community would be tested. We have adapted over the last several months to deliver our programs primarily online as … Read more