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My Halifax Experience

Moving beyond acceptance

True empathy is the key to immigrant recruitment and retention By Rany Ibrahim It is always an exciting event watching a group of newcomers sworn in as Canadian citizens. Behind every person and every family is a great story of perseverance. These events are more special when they are held …

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Fabulous four under 40

IFEANYI EMESIH Founder, My Halifax Experience and My East Coast Experience Young immigrants and newcomers to watch I’m feeling blessed these days. Blessed and grateful! Almost three years ago, I started this platform so I could give back to the community I love—Halifax. I wanted to tell important stories about …

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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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Adding the “H” to “MTV”

Diversity and inclusion are a moral and ethical obligation, not a social gift As time goes by, Halifax is becoming a more and more vibrant and diverse community hub in the Maritimes. It is the largest city, an economic driver, and a major logistical centre. As this trend rapidly grows, …

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Be the change you want to see

Be the change you want to see: Women must work together and support each other I immigrated to Canada in 1982 and have had the privilege of living in five different locations in Canada and working in almost every province. I learned how to sing the national anthem from Hockey …

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