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My Halifax Experience

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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Chicken with a Twist

Building a business by bringing Korean flavors to Halifax Story by Chris Muise: After having to leave (at least temporarily) its original Birmingham Street home, Backoos Korean Food is enjoying a second life in a tiny space on the Bedford Highway. Business partners Joungmin Kim and Sangho Back, both originally …

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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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We are family

By Ifeanyi Emesih   Family means different things to different people. For some, “family always comes first” and “blood is thicker than water.” For others, the phrase “you can’t pick your family; thank God you can pick your friends” better describes the relationship. Whichever camp we fall into, nothing has …

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