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My Halifax Experience

The Eureka Moment

A lifetime of tinkering turns into innovative risk-taking for entrepreneur Mohammed Issa By Caora McKenna Photos Caora McKenna Mohammed Issa was 10 years old when his family moved from Amman, Jordan to Bedford, Nova Scotia. As a child, Issa was famous for disassembling his toys. He liked to know how …

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Promises to Keep and Miles to Go

By Raphieal Newbold During the annual My Halifax Experience gala, student bursary winners were announced. Bursary applicants were asked to write an essay about their experiences when they first arrived in the city. My Halifax Experience is publishing bursary winners’ essays over the course of several issues, to highlight their …

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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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Weathering storms

Successful immigrants are strong but flexible By Rany Ibrahim On November 3, 2017, I had the honour of sharing the stage with quite a fantastic group of newcomers at the Top 25 Immigrants in the Maritimes Awards gala. These awards were established to highlight the success and leadership of people …

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