About Us

About the African Caribbean Association of Nunavut (ACAN).

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The African and Caribbean Association of Nunavut (ACAN) is an inclusive association aiming to constitute an open and accountable forum, representing all individuals who express an interest in issues as they related to those who are:

Black, African-descent, Caribbean, West-Indian, Afro-Caribbean, African-American, African-Canadian,

etc in a fair and democratic way, that will promote their economic, social, and cultural well-being within Nunavut.

Its purpose is to enhance, engage, and represent our diverse neighborhood, where we live, work and play, by facilitating partnerships, programs, and services.

We also thrive to meet individual and communal needs in a a way that promote common values, and in turn nurtures, strengthens, enriches, and unites the people of African descent and our community as a whole.


Proud of who we are and where we come from, we unite to create a caring and vibrant community where all can thrive.

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We aspire to be like hlpers. So we serve all people. No matter their religion, ethnicity, or gender.

Heartful Help

Going after poverty’s symptoms is temporary. Going after its causes is permanent for everyone.

Spread To Everyone

In an effort to ensure volunteering at Foundation events is fulfilling experience for you.