Build your future here with ISANS

Last year, ISANS worked with over 15,000 clients to build a future in Nova Scotia. At ISANS, we help you find your pathway to possibility.

Canada Day with the Halifax Wanderers and ISANS Clients

This year’s Canada Day celebrations were ones to remember for newcomers to Nova Scotia, thanks to the generosity of Halifax’s soccer team, Wanderers, who gifted ISANS with tickets to share…

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MetroWorks Receives ISANS Award for Exceptional Support to Immigrants

We’re pleased to announce that MetroWorks Employment Association is the recipient of the 2024 ISANS Award in recognition of the organization’s outstanding and innovative contributions to empowering immigrants. “It was…

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Integrated Sight Loss Teacher Toolkit

English language learners with sight loss are a growing population that, traditionally, has been underserved in language programs across Canada. At ISANS, we demonstrate inclusion by welcoming and respecting the…

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ISANS Annual General Meeting, 2024, Save The Date.

Please save the date for the ISANS Annual General Meeting scheduled for June 24th, 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm at Paul O’Regan Hall in the Halifax Central Library.


Jennifer Watts: Filled with Gratitude for Six Years as ISANS CEO

After serving as ISANS’ Director of Settlement and Integration for just over a year and half and as CEO for six, Jennifer Watts is retiring. As our CEO, Jennifer has…


Nabiha Atallah: A Chapter Closed After Nearly Three Decades at ISANS

Nabiha Atallah has been a long-standing pillar at ISANS. She has worked at ISANS for over half the time the organization has, in one way or another, existed. After 28…

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Call for Applications to Join ISANS Board of Directors

We are currently seeking applications for our 2024-2025 Board of Directors! We’re looking for individuals with board governance experience, lived experience as an immigrant and/or who hold leadership roles in…


ISANS and CBDC Blue Water Microloan Program

Together, ISANS and CBDC Blue Water have launched a microloan program designed to assist immigrant clients in their business journey by providing the financial support needed to transform their dreams…

Paula Knight, ISANS CEO

ISANS’ New CEO Inspires and Challenges

Paula Knight started her life in Nova Scotia as a new immigrant and returned to the province to take on the role of CEO at ISANS. In her early 20s,…


RBC Partnership Funding Announcement

The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) has been ISANS’ partner since 2005, and nearly 20 years later, our partnership has only grown stronger in what we can achieve together. On…