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In-Person Workshop Series for Arabic Speakers: Introduction to Nova Scotia (May 23 – June 21)

June 13, 2023 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

If you speak Arabic and are new to Nova Scotia, 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


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


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


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 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 Arabic

*Childcare may be available. Please speak to the contact person below.

*Certificate of completion will be awarded for full course participation (8 to 10 sessions).

To register, and for more information, please contact:

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


June 13, 2023
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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ISANS Mumford
6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, B3L4P1
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