ISANS expands business counselling

The Chronicle Herald, October 12, 2017. The Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia will be able to hire two additional counsellors to work with existing immigrant entrepreneurs and startup companies with an additional $325,000 in funding from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency’s business development program. The funds will enable the … Read more

Business Networking on the Tall Ship Silva

Under a perfect blue sky the Build Your Business on the Tall Ship Silva networking event participants set sail on a 2-hour cruise around Halifax harbour. ISANS Business Services has been hosting this very successful networking opportunity connecting immigrant business owners and community for 5 years running – Build Your … Read more

A Serendipitous Meeting

Chris Pelham is the former executive director of the Acadia Centre for Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Now retired and living in Tantallon, he is part of a group privately sponsoring refugees. The father of a family he helped sponsor works at a bakery in Bridgewater, had owned a bakery in … Read more

Networking in Motion

The 4th annual Networking in Motion – Business Crawl and Reception was a huge success! As part of small business week, ISANS partnered with the Spring Garden Area Business Association (SPABA) and the Halifax Central Library, to hold the business crawl. Under beautiful sunny skies, 80 participants took part in … Read more

networking on the Silva

Networking on the Silva

The 2015 Build Your Business on the Silva was sold-out for its 3rd year – the weather was perfect for a networking event on the open water. Under blue skies the Silva cruised the Halifax harbour under full sail, providing a wonderful experience and view of Halifax. The purpose of … Read more