About the SJNC
The Saint John Multicultural Newcomers Resource Centre inc., commonly known as The Saint John Newcomers Centre (SJNC), is a non-profit, non-political, and non-religious organization.
Founded in 2009, the purpose of the SJNC is to improve the cultural, social, and economic well-being of citizens and newcomers of all backgrounds to Greater Saint John and to promote equality for all cultural groups.
The objectives of the SJNC are:
a) To collaborate between service providers and volunteer-run organizations serving the communities of the Greater Saint John area to further interests of newcomers;
b) To celebrate multiculturalism within our region;
c) To promote equality for all ethno-cultural groups;
d) To serve as a central location where all citizens and newcomers to our region can gain access to community services and information;
e) To foster a welcoming and supportive environment.
We respectfully acknowledge the Saint John Newcomers Centre stands on unsurrendered and unceded traditional Wolastoqey (WOOL-US-TOOK-WAY) land. The lands of Wabanaki (WAH-BAH-NAH-KEE) people are recognized in a series of Peace and Friendship Treaties to establish an ongoing relationship of peace, friendship and mutual respect between equal nations.
Nous reconnaissons respectueusement que le Saint John Newcomers Centre se dresse sur des terres traditionnelles Wolastoqey (WOOL-US-TOOK-WAY) non cédées et non cédées. Les terres du peuple Wabanaki (WAH-BAH-NAH-KEE) sont reconnues dans une série de traités de paix et d'amitié pour établir une relation continue de paix, d'amitié et de respect mutuel entre des nations égales.