My East Coast Experience Business Community

The My East Coast Experience Business Community offers small, immigrant-owned businesses in and around Halifax a platform that will help them expand their reach. We have a passion for strengthening Halifax’s immigrant population and are thrilled to extend this great opportunity to our robust immigrant business community.

If you require further details, please do not hesitate to reach out. We hope you can take advantage of this opportunity and let us assist in growing your business further.

Jamrock Café

Jamrock Café and Catering is a new family-run catering service in Halifax. We make real authentic Jamaican dishes, snacks and traditional baked goods, available for orders, markets, and festivals. Specializing in spicy authentic Jerk Chicken, with our very own blend of 14 herbs and spices. Our Real Jamaican Patty, classic spicy, juicy beef, savoury chicken, or veggie, comes in a golden flaky pastry that is the hallmark of a true Jamaican patty.

Mary’s African Cuisine

With over 20 years of experience in the culinary industry, Chef Mary can make your event extra special with her unique knowledge of African and Western cuisine. Mary has owned Noblemay Catering Services since 1996, operating in both Ghana and Nova Scotia. Her enterprises include Mary’s African Cuisine (African catering at Nova Scotia markets, festivals and special events) and Kicks Café (a soccer-themed café in the BMO Soccer Centre in Halifax, NS). Mary also caters weddings and large events, offering food, drinks and speciality cakes.

Passage to India

Looking for delicious Indian Food? We got it! We at Passage to India are proud to announce the first ever Indian restaurant at the Student Union Building of Dalhousie University. Come check us out this year at the Mosaic festival for a variety of Indian dishes. Don’t forget to try our famous butter chicken!

Simeon Collection

We are a clothing company that is about the uniqueness of African culture in everyday fashion clothing shoes and accessories. We make bespoke clothing and shoes we basically can bring any idea you have to life.

Valentina Kenny

Valentina Kenny is a Real Estate Professional with Royal Lepage Atlantic. She has been helping newcomers find their dream homes and investment properties in Halifax area since 2008. Valentina brings her knowledge, experience, great negotiations and marketing skills to work for each transaction and client. Please call or text her at 902-497-4467 with any question you have about local real estate market.


Step into Rasa and discover the wonderful tastes and textures of authentic Indian cuisine. Whether you’re joining us for a night out or celebrating one of life’s big moments, we welcome you like family. We bring our Indian culture to life through fresh, genuine ingredients and passion for service excellence.