Upcoming Events

Pathway to Construction and Concrete

January 11 @ 9:00 am - January 29 @ 4:00 pm

Join us for an information session that will teach you about career opportunities in construction, through Newcomer Connections programming. These sessions will either be on Construction and Roofing OR Construction and Concrete. Registration is mandatory. Deadline to register is January 4th.

What it's like to be an OBGYN in Iran Do you remember the very first person you ever met? Being a part of a baby’s birth is an incredible experience. Dr. Asgharzdeh delivered babies in Amol, Iran for over 15 years before moving to Canada in May 2020. Come and listen to her talk about her experience as a doctor and learn more about the birth process from a doctor's point of view. This session will be in English only. Register in advance for this webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_CP0OPsUQRo6pxZppsMhyiA For more information, please contact Erin: e.stewart@saintjohny.ca.

Newcomer Knowledge Series: Food Plate Decorating Presented by Bridget Ibukun, come learn how you can be creative with food plate design and decorations. Discover how you can bring some originality to your meals through this information session. This session will be in English only. Register in advance for this webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN__mSkFDhYTuKtTxE7gvgbAw For more information, please contact Erin: e.stewart@saintjohny.ca.

Pathway to Construction and Roofing

February 8 @ 8:00 am - February 26 @ 5:00 pm

Pathway to Construction and Roofing In this program, learn about the construction industry in Saint John. Learn safety basics, jobsite navigation, and jobsite expectations. Essential skills will be taught, related to tools in the field. Learn all about roofing materials and get the opportunity to work with them.  This two week program will  include one week of in-class language preparation and a one week practicum, in partnership with the Saint John Tool Library. You will be required to have CLB 4+. Time will be determined. Registration cut-off is January 28. Register with Kathryn: (506) 349-6291 | k.meredith@saintjohny.ca

Canadian Cooking Class

February 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Canadian Cooking Class In this Canadian cooking class, two Canadian sisters will share their cooking styles and cooking habits while teaching you traditional Canadian cuisine. This session will be in English only. Register in advance for this webinar:  https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_kjUcJ5rtRRy7QmLCpZVuUQ For more information, please contact Erin: e.stewart@saintjohny.ca.

SSELT: Housekeeping and Janitorial Work

February 15 @ 9:00 am - April 29 @ 3:30 pm

SSELT: Housekeeping and Janitorial Work In this program, we will learn the language for cleaning, maintenance and safety, applying for jobs, working in Canada, and job interviews.   You will be required to have English language capabilities amounting to CLB 3,4,E or higher.  Registration cut-off is January 15th. To register contact Jennifer: j.burley@saintjohny.ca 

Canadian Food Culture and Seasonal Eating

February 16 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

Canadian Food Culture and Seasonal Eating In this session, we will talk about Canadian culture around food throughout the year and what is traditional foods in the area. How do Canadians change the way they cook through the year? What do they change about their diet through the seasons? What programs are offered in the community to get involved? Come be a part of the discussion! These sessions will be in English only. Register in advance for this webinar: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_PsWYTmqwTOy_P0Fp--YDWA 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_jH0NEy66RC20kJylgv_aDA For more information, please contact Erin: e.stewart@saintjohny.ca.

Nutrition 101: Healthy Eating Guidelines

February 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Nutrition 101: Healthy Eating Guidelines Learn the basics of nutrition in this information session. We will be delivering practical suggestions for creating healthy food choices in order to improve and maintain your health and wellbeing. This session will be in English only. Register in advance for this webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_LdjPtdJ7Sny8TpLPmvTISw For more information, please contact Erin: e.stewart@saintjohny.ca.

Nutrition 101: Healthy Eating Guidelines

February 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Nutrition 101: Healthy Eating Guidelines Learn the basics of nutrition in this information session. We will be delivering practical suggestions for creating healthy food choices in order to improve and maintain your health and wellbeing. This session will be in English only. Register in advance for this webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_1OYJMw-9ST2bb2ig8VOk4A For more information, please contact Erin: e.stewart@saintjohny.ca.

SSELT: Sales and Retail

February 22 @ 9:00 am - April 16 @ 3:00 pm

SSELT: Sales and Retail In this program, we will learn essential retail communication skills such as language surrounding using cash registers, customer-first focus , closing a sale, applying for jobs, working in Canada, and job interviews.   LINC 4+ is required. This program will run from 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. To register contact Rohina:  r.singh@saintjohny.ca  The registration cut off will be Jan 22, 2021.