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Chris Muise

Chris Muise
Chris Muise is a writer/contributor for My Halifax Experience and My East Coast Experience

Chicken with a Twist

Building a business by bringing Korean flavors to Halifax Story by Chris Muise: After having to leave (at least temporarily) its original Birmingham Street home, Backoos Korean Food is enjoying a second life in a tiny space on the Bedford Highway. Business partners Joungmin Kim and Sangho Back, both originally …

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Growing Together

Charlene and Emmanuel Anom bring together the best elements of their culture By Chris Muise   Emmanuel Anom is senior pastor at Community Life Church and a food scientist with Perennia Food & Agriculture, wife Charlene is a teacher with the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board. They’re deeply involved with both …

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A walking, talking resumé

Isaac Mbaziira sent out his resumé like all students looking to land a job, but he followed it up, literally Story and photos By Chris Muise   Isaac Mbaziira, a young public-relations associate, came to Halifax as a student in 2008. “It was never actually my decision to move to …

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Working as an engineer in Canada

Making the move has gotten a bit easier   By Chris Muise It’s hard for engineers immigrating to Canada to pick up their careers in their new country. Codes and regulations are different, and prospective employers and the local engineering regulatory body will want to assess what you know before …

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Women’s voices

A recent event at Pier 21 explored the immigrant experience from a woman’s perspective   By Chris Muise, Photos by Tammy Fancy The immigrant experience in Halifax isn’t easy to sum up; everyone experiences it differently. Add other factors and identity (like womanhood, motherhood, religion, and culture), and no one …

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