Features

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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International Connections

Kewoba Carter provides key supports to international students at Dalhousie. Her goal is to see them thrive. Kewoba Carter is often one of the first connections international students new to Dalhousie make when they arrive in the city. She’s an international student advisor at the International Centre at Dalhousie University …

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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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On her own terms

After tragedy ripped her family apart, Patricia Chareka built a life for herself based on hard work, resilience, and creativity By Janice Hudson Photography by Patrick Fulgencio   Patricia Chareka is used to strangers knowing about her life as soon as they hear her last name. In March 2011, four …

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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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The past isn’t always present

David Divine hasn’t let his past, or a horrific accident, define him or his future By Suzanne Rent Photography by Bruce Jollimore   David Divine had just finished a workout at the gym. It was 7 a.m. on March 7, 2007 and the long-distance runner was training for the Great …

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