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6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

April 2019

Information Session: Public Service Commission/Government of Canada

April 26 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Classroom 18 ISANS Mumford What is this information session about? Learn about employment opportunities and the hiring process with the federal government. This session discusses how to search and apply for jobs with the federal government using the GCJobs website. Preference for hiring will be given to Veterans and Canadian ... Read more

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Building Intercultural Competence Workshop

April 29 @ 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Classroom 18 ISANS Mumford 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 ... Read more

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Basic Computer Skills

April 29 @ 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Computer Lab ISANS Mumford Level: Beginner Number of Sessions: 6 Session Length: 2 hours 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 ... Read more

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Conversation Circles: Intermediate (CLB 5-6)

April 29 @ 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 December 31, 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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Microsoft Excel II

April 30 @ 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Computer Lab ISANS Mumford 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 ... Read more

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Conversation Circles: Intermediate (CLB 6-7)

April 30 @ 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 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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Legal Information Series – Spring 2019

April 30 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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One event on April 30, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on May 7, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on May 21, 2019 at 6:00pm

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

Join the Partners for Legal Education for one or more free legal information sessions Wills, Estates, and Adult Capacity – Tuesday, April 16, 6:00 – 8:00pm Learn about the legal rules for making a will, and legal documents to plan for a time when you or a loved one might ... Read more

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May 2019

On-site Recruitment Session: Northwood

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

Classroom 12 ISANS Mumford 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 ... Read more

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Conversation Circles: Intermediate (CLB 6-7)

May 1 @ 3:15 PM - 5:15 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:15pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 31, 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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Information Session: Family Orientation

May 2 @ 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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One event on April 4, 2019 at 12:30pm

One event on May 2, 2019 at 12:30pm

One event on June 6, 2019 at 12:30pm

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

Classroom 9 ISANS Mumford Join us for an information session to 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 ... Read more

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Health Workshop: Fire Safety

May 2 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Classroom 18 ISANS Mumford Join us for a free workshop to learn about fire safety. In this session, you will learn about: Fire prevention (smoking, heating, kitchen, electrical) Fire detection (smoke alarms, sprinklers) and Fire escape (plans and equipment). Childcare and interpreters are available upon request. For more information, or ... Read more

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Best Practices for Work Experience Records Workshop

May 4 @ 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Classroom 18 ISANS Mumford Banpreet Singh, P.Eng, a registered professional engineer and former ISANS client, will be offering a one-time 4-hour workshop on best practices for work experience records. This workshop is open to all ISANS registered engineering clients. During this workshop, you can expect to work on: Drafting your ... Read more

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Parent Support Workshop: Handle with Care

May 7 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Classroom 18 ISANS Mumford Are you a parent of a child aged 0-6?  Join us for a series of 4 workshops 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 ... Read more

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Business Ideation Workshop

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

Classroom 15 ISANS Mumford All businesses start with a business idea. Do you want to start a business but don’t have a business idea? Join Dave Maguire, MBA, for a workshop on Business Ideation. This session will help you create an idea to start your business. A past recipient of ... Read more

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On-site Recruitment and Information Session: VIPKids

May 10 @ 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Classroom 10 ISANS Mumford 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 VIPKid? VIPKid aims to provide a truly global education— and with teachers and ... Read more

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National Engineering Professional Practice Exam Preparation Workshop

May 11 @ 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Classroom 18 ISANS Mumford Banpreet Singh, P.Eng, a registered professional engineer and former ISANS client, will be offering a one-time 4-hour workshop on exam preparation for the National Engineering Professional Practice Exam (NPPE). This workshop is open to all ISANS registered engineering clients. You can expect to work on: Exam ... Read more

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Introduction to Entrepreneurship in Nova Scotia

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

Classroom 10 ISANS Mumford Join us for a workshop on Entrepreneurship in Nova Scotia workshop. In this session, you will learn about owning a business in Nova Scotia. Topics include: Characteristics of entrepreneurs Business culture in Nova Scotia Networking Business planning Legal structure Financing a business Taxation Business development services ... Read more

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Professional Communications Workshop

May 15 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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One event on June 12, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on July 17, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on September 18, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on October 16, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on November 20, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on December 18, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on January 15, 2020 at 6:00pm

One event on February 19, 2020 at 6:00pm

One event on March 11, 2020 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. Wednesday, May 15, 2019 Handling and Resolving Conflict 6:00 - 8:30 pm Wednesday, June 12, 2019 Small Talk in the Workplace 6:00 - 8:30 pm Wednesday, July 17, 2019 Listening for the Workplace 6:00 - 8:30 pm ... Read more

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Volunteer Orientation Session

May 21 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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One event on April 23, 2019 at 5:00pm

One event on May 21, 2019 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 including: Community Connections volunteer English Tutor Professional Mentor And many more! Visit www.isans.ca/volunteer, follow the links to the registration form and sign up to ... Read more

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Microsoft Word

May 22 @ 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Computer Lab ISANS Mumford Level: Beginner Number of Sessions: 12 Session Length: 2 hours In this class, you will use Microsoft Office Word and learn how to: Create, print, edit and save documents such as resumes, cover letters, and reports Use fonts, cases, alignments, line spacing, and format painter Change the ... Read more

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Internationally Educated Engineers Bridging Program Employer Recognition Event

May 23 @ 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Classroom 18 ISANS Mumford You are invited to the Internationally Educated Engineers (IEE) Bridging Program Employer recognition event! Please join us to celebrate the contributions of employers and successes of our engineering participants. There will be presentations by Engineers Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia Power, IEEs and ISANS, and refreshments from ... Read more

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Human Resource Best Practices Workshop

May 28 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Classroom 18 ISANS Mumford Join us for a free workshop on human resource best practices in engineering. An HR professional working for a well-known engineering firm and a retired civil engineer from the Nova Scotia government will lead a discussion on human resource best practices in Engineering. This workshop is ... Read more

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Social Media

May 31 @ 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Computer Lab ISANS Mumford Level: Beginner/ Intermediate Number of Sessions: 1 Session Length: 3-4 hours                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Build your professional identity online and stay in touch with colleagues and classmates. Discover professional opportunities, business deals, and new ventures. In this session, you will learn about LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook ... Read more

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June 2019

Microsoft PowerPoint

June 11 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
ISANS Mumford, 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Computer Lab ISANS Mumford Level: Beginner/Intermediate Number of Sessions: 6 Session Length: 2 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 ... Read more

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