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Top 5 Immigrant Women Influencers in Halifax

Photos Joseph Robichaud, Tanglewood Studio For our tenth issue, My Halifax Experience is proud to highlight five immigrant women who have a profound influence on the economic and social fabric of Halifax and Nova Scotia. Each has generously submitted her own contribution to this issue: Ulrike Bahr-Gedalia, President and CEO …

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Gender equity is key to making Halifax the best it can be

IFEANYI EMESIH Founder, My Halifax Experience and My East Coast Experience Welcome to the 10th issue of My Halifax Experience. It hardly seems possible, but here we are in our third year of publication. When I first started thinking about this magazine, I was looking for ways to celebrate the …

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Mosaic Festival 2018

Creating a new celebration of culture and diversity in Halifax On Saturday, August 18th, Halifax will come together to celebrate the vibrant cultures that make our city unique. The one-day family-friendly Mosaic Festival will showcase heritage, customs, food, and talents from around the world. Representatives from as many cultures as …

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Adding the “H” to “MTV”

Diversity and inclusion are a moral and ethical obligation, not a social gift As time goes by, Halifax is becoming a more and more vibrant and diverse community hub in the Maritimes. It is the largest city, an economic driver, and a major logistical centre. As this trend rapidly grows, …

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Be the change you want to see

Be the change you want to see: Women must work together and support each other I immigrated to Canada in 1982 and have had the privilege of living in five different locations in Canada and working in almost every province. I learned how to sing the national anthem from Hockey …

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Building a Nova Scotia with economic, social, and cultural richness

Life is good: Building a Nova Scotia with economic, social, and cultural richness My Halifax Experience sat down with the Honourable Lena Metledge Diab, Minister for Immigration and Acadian Affairs and Francophonie to talk about immigration to Nova Scotia and her own experiences as a newcomer to Canada. The interview …

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Choose What Defines Your Story

Working in the information and digital technologies sector is one of the most rewarding career opportunities I’ve had so far. Our sector welcomes and requires creators, problem solvers, critical thinkers, relationship builders, and tinkerers alike. No longer is digital technology an insular concept; it has been incorporated into everything we …

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