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  • HCLN Autumn 2018 Update

    HCLN Autumn 2018 Update

    Autumn is upon us and with the change of the seasons, many new learners and volunteers are reaching out to the Halifax Community Learning Network to volunteer or study with us. The HCLN ended the program year in June on a high note. Year-end parties took place at all program locations and everyone had the […]

  • HCLN Board Member Kacy Burn is presented with a Halifax Volunteer Award from Mayor Mike Savage.

    HCLN Board Member Kacy Burn is presented with a Halifax Volunteer Award from Mayor Mike Savage.

    HCLN has the generous support of more than 150 volunteers who work as tutors, board members and more. We celebrated their efforts during National Volunteer Week and were especially pleased to see Treasurer Kacy Burn recognized for the countless hours she volunteers in overseeing the HCLN finances. Thanks to Kacy and all the volunteers who […]

  • Samia Eldik receives the Council of the Federation Literacy Award

    Samia Eldik receives the Council of the Federation Literacy Award

    On September 10th, NSSAL graduate and student with the Central Library and Halifax North Adult Learning Program Samia Eldik received the Council of the Federation Literacy Award at Province House and her tutor Margaret and myself were proud to attend. Samia is now enrolled in the Continuing Care Assistant program at NSCC and we wish […]

  • HCLN is back in business!

    HCLN is back in business!

    HCLN is back in business! Programs are underway at the Captain William Spry, Halifax North, Keshen Goodman and Central Library with the Spryfield GED class starting soon. Please call or email us to start your learning journey. In June, we celebrated with program year-end parties. The Spryfield GED class was especially successful with most of […]

  • HCLN programs are up and running for another busy program year.

    HCLN programs are up and running for another busy program year.

    HCLN programs are up and running for another busy program year. Please check the program section for details about one to one tutoring options. If you are free during the day on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays and interested in taking a GED class in Spryfield, please call 490-5715 for more information. On September 27th,Ā The Romance […]

  • HCLN programs have ended, will resume in September!

    HCLN programs have ended, will resume in September!

    HCLN programs ended on Friday, June 12 and will resume in September. Please contact us then if you are interested in learning or tutoring with us. Have a great summer!

  • HCLN celebrates Adult Learners’ Week and National Volunteer Week!

    HCLN celebrates Adult Learners’ Week and National Volunteer Week!

    April 12 – 19th was a busy one, with VolunteerĀ Appreciationparties happening at all program locations.Ā A big thank you to the HCLN Board and wonderful literacy volunteers who help out with many activitiesĀ but especially those who donate their time each week as tutors. We couldn’t do it without you! Of particular mention is volunteer Margaret Cameron […]

  • Word on the Street Festival

    Word on the Street Festival

    HCLN celebrated literacy, learning and the love of books with hundreds of others on the Halifax waterfront at the Word on the Street Festival on Sunday, Sept. 21st. The weather was spectacular and authors including Sylvia Hamilton, Vincent Lam, Lesley Crewe, George Elliot Clarke and Micheal Winter, as well as many others, shared their stories […]

  • Interested in volunteering?

    Interested in volunteering?

    The Halifax Community Learning Network is a community-based non-profit organization that provides quality adult literacy programs in the Halifax area. If you are interested learning or volunteering with us? Please call 422-7648 or complete the learner or volunteer registration form below and take it to the information desk of your local branch of the Halifax […]

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