More than Economic Integration: An Independent Evaluation of our English in the Workplace Program

A qualitative study that offers an in-depth exploration of our innovative one-to-one language and cultural training program, English in the Workplace (EWP). Drawing on the experiences and perspectives of 30 EWP participants, Dr. Catherine Bryan and Lauren Matheson provide a robust account of the Program and its potential benefits, while … Read more

Annual Report 2018-2019

ISANS is proud to launch Pathways to Possibility – our 2018-2019 Annual Report website. Each newcomer’s journey is unique, and ISANS provides the pathways towards possibility to help them achieve their goals. We empower immigrants to shape their skills through responsive programs and services delivered on a continuum. Pathways to Possibility … Read more

Join us and #StepwithRefugees

Big or small, we all have a role to play to help shape our world for the better. ISANS has partnered with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees on their 2 Billion Kilometres To Safety Campaign. The campaign challenges individuals across the globe to walk, run, or cycle two … Read more

(Im)migrant Health and Wellness Forum

More than 700 people from 63 countries attended this year’s (Im)migrant Health and Wellness Forum, hosted in partnership by the (Im)migrant Health and Wellness Network and ISANS on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at the Halifax Forum’s Multipurpose Centre. “There was something in the air,” said Zrinka Seles-Vranjes, Coordinator of ISANS … Read more

Volunteer Program Profile: IMG Bridging Program

There are International Medical Graduates (IMGs) living in Nova Scotia who are permanent residents in Canada and are currently pursuing their license to practice medicine here. Many IMGs are preparing to take Canadian licensing examinations or practical assessments of their skills and knowledge. The International Medical Graduates (IMG) Bridging Program … Read more

Celebrating our Volunteers!

It’s Volunteer Week! ISANS volunteers play an integral role in the work we do at ISANS. “Volunteers support us in championing a more welcoming and inclusive province,” says Jennifer Watts, CEO, ISANS. “Our volunteers support the crucial work of helping newcomers integrate into their new communities, through personal connection, support … Read more