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My Halifax Experience

My Halifax Experience
My Halifax Experience is a multimedia publishing platform, celebrating the similarities and differences of people choosing the East Coast of Canada as their new home.

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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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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By the numbers

Halifax Robert L. Stanfield International Airport is Nova Scotia’s gateway to the world. The statistics below highlight its importance. (And for more about the airport and its role, see the story Rolling out the welcome on page 20.)   3,908,799 The number of passengers the airport served in 2016.   …

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The Pitch: Discover your inner entrepreneur at Project 360

In this space, My Halifax Experience invites community-minded organizations to share their stories with our readers. Do you know an organization we should feature? Email tadams@metroguide.ca. Imagine being told you must leave the place you grew up. The comfort of your home, all of your memories. Imagine being separated from …

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The Pitch: Feed Nova Scotia

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In this space, My Halifax Experience invites local non-profit organizations to share what they do, and how our readers can help. If you know an organization that would like to share its story, email the editor: tadams@metroguide.ca. Because hunger is in every community, so are our trucks. If you’ve seen …

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A smart start

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Smooth is not a word that applies to successful entrepreneur Saeed El-Darahali’s early days in Nova Scotia. When he arrived with his family from Kuwait in 1992 at the age of 12, he didn’t speak English. His parents (an engineer father and teacher mother) couldn’t get work in their professions, …

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