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My Halifax Experience

Autumn is Here

As the sweltering heat of the summer gives way to the cool breeze of autumn, the schools and universities of Halifax fill back up to capacity. Schools are a powerful engine for growth and development and while everyone can remember complaining about a strict teacher or a far-too-long night finishing …

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From Newcomer to Law Partner

Mohammad Ali Raza finds family, career fulfilment in Halifax Five years ago, Mohammad Ali Raza was a lawyer who couldn’t practise in Nova Scotia. Now, he’s a partner at Cox & Palmer in Halifax. The partnership came about earlier this year, but the journey to this point was a long …

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Welcome to the Mosaic Film Festival

Halifax is a city that embraces and celebrates diversity. A Saturday visit to the Halifax Seaport Farmer’s Market will give you a glimpse into how culturally diverse the city is. I love this city and I am proud of the beautiful mix of colours, cultures and languages and I always …

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Banking on Halifax

Thokozani Sithole first came to Halifax for school in 2012, not thinking seven years later she would still be here. “Most people are like, there’s no jobs in Halifax, you’ll have to go to Toronto or Montreal and, as an international student, I have to think about what happens after,” …

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Ubuntu Media

Storytelling is the best way to get your point across. This was something I learned from my grandmother, Lydia. I would sit down and listen as she would tell me story after story; each one had a moral and I always learned an important lesson. It took years, but I …

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Recognize your Bias in Order to Make Changes

The discourse about raising awareness and resolving implicit or unconscious bias came to prominence and garnered international attention in 2018 when Kevin Johnson, the CEO of Starbucks, was faced with the challenge of handling the fallout from the racial profiling of two African American men in a Philadelphia store. Johnson’s …

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