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My Halifax Experience

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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Choose What Defines Your Story

Working in the information and digital technologies sector is one of the most rewarding career opportunities I’ve had so far. Our sector welcomes and requires creators, problem solvers, critical thinkers, relationship builders, and tinkerers alike. No longer is digital technology an insular concept; it has been incorporated into everything we …

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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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