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Adult English as an Additional Language (EAL)

** As of March 31, 2017, the Halifax Regional School Board will no longer be the service provider for the adults seeking to enrol in the Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) program. Clients interested in accessing this program should contact the Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS) at 902-423-3607 or

The Halifax Regional School board will continue to act as the service provider for provincially-funded outreach language programs (Teaching Immigrants English & Canadian Connections) in the Halifax Regional Municipality and other regions of Nova Scotia until June 30, 2017. The contact for these programs is Margie Hopkins, .

Newcomers' Guide to the Nova Scotia Schools

The Newcomers' Guide to the Nova Scotia Schools was developed by the Halifax Regional School Board to help newcomer families understand the P-12 public school system. The guide provides an overview of school policies, procedures and expectations including strategies for you to help with your child's learning. You can download the guide from the following link,