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In-Person Series for Somali and Tigrinya Speakers: Introduction to Nova Scotia (Oct 17-28)

October 26 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 28, 2022

You are invited to participate in the upcoming Introduction to Nova Scotia series. This is a 10-day course that gives you essential information about living in Nova Scotia and Canada. It will cover topics such as:

Government Programs and Community Services

Canada’s system and government  ●  Benefit programs  ●  Citizenship  ●  Canada’s tax system  ●  Immigrant services  ●  Community programs

Finances

Canadian Money  ●  Bank accounts and bank cards  ●  Budgeting and planning for life events  ●  Insurance  ●  Saving money  ●  Shopping  ●  Scam and fraud protection

Health

Canada’s health care system  ●  Health cards  ●  Private health insurance  ●  Home safety  ●  Hospitals  ● Dealing with emergencies  ●  Finding a family doctor  ●  Healthy living  ●  Mental health and wellness

Education

Public schools  ●  Rules and expectations  ●  Sick days  ●  School transportation  ●  School programs and services  ●  School closures  ●  English language support  ●  Continuing education opportunities  ●  Student loans and scholarships

Employment

Employment laws in Nova Scotia  ●  Employment services at ISANS  ●  Job-search strategies  ●  Resumes and cover letters  ●  Volunteering  ●  Networking  ●  Canadian workplace culture

To participate in this workshop series, you need to:

  • Be a registered client of ISANS
  • Speak and understand Somali or Tigrinya
  • Attend all sessions (* special cases will be considered)

To register, and for more information, please contact:

Alex Rudcovski  |  902-406-3320  |  arudcovski@isans.ca

Details

Date:
October 26
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Venue

ISANS Mumford
6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, B3L4P1
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