Statement on the Deadly Attack in London, ON

The ISANS community is heartbroken by the hate-fueled attack against a Muslim family in London, Ontario that has shaken the Muslim community across the country to its core. We extend our condolences to the family and community members. To counter the destabilizing feelings these attacks can sow, ISANS will continue … Read more

ISANS Certified as an Accredited Testing Centre

ISANS is now an accredited language test centre for the Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program (CELPIP) and the Canadian Academic English Language Computer Edition (CAEL CE) tests. Proof of English and/or French language proficiency can be a requirement for education, regulated professions, immigration applications, and Canadian Citizenship. As Nova … Read more

ISANS Interpreters: An Essential Workforce!

Language interpretation is an essential service for many newcomers, especially for those with limited English language proficiency. In the past year, ISANS interpreters enabled 750 newcomers to access and engage in services essential to their settlement journey. These interpreters supported the communication between clients and staff in many key areas, … Read more

ISANS Celebrates Asian Heritage Month

May is Asian Heritage Month! Asian Heritage Month is an opportunity for us to reflect on, learn more about, and celebrate the many accomplishments and contributions Asian Canadians have made to and continue to make to our society, economy, and country. When we engage in meaningful intercultural dialogue, we are … Read more

As of April 23rd, ISANS will be offering only virtual or online service and programs due to new COVID-19 restrictions in Nova Scotia.

As a result of the evolving COVID-19 outbreak, ISANS will be moving back to modified program delivery on Friday, April 23rd. These modifications will include limitations with onsite activities for both staff and clients across ISANS four sites. These site changes include: ISANS Mumford: Open to clients and staff on … Read more

ISANS Statement on COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign

Vaccines are vital to our public health. At ISANS, we continue to work and support our government to create healthy communities that are safe from COVID-19. To prevent the spread, our communities must be vaccinated. In the coming months, ISANS will support Canada’s vaccination plan by sharing accurate information and by encouraging … Read more