Share Thanksgiving

Make new friends over cranberries & conversation. Share Thanksgiving is an occasion for hosts to welcome a newcomer family or international student to Thanksgiving dinner. It is a unique opportunity for newcomers to experience a Nova Scotian custom and hospitality. Any which way you slice it, you will be enjoying … Read more

Apply for a Community Garden Plot!

Apply for a Community Garden Plot!

Live in the in the Clayton Park/ Fairview/Mumford area?  Interested in growing your own vegetables? Where are the gardens? Glen Garden – Located on Glenforest Drive and Smart Street Multicultural Garden – Located behind Calvin Presbyterian Church, 3311 Ashburn Ave Mosaic Garden – Located in front of Mosaic Church, 28 … Read more

National Volunteer Week April 23-29

National Volunteer Week April 23-29

Thank You Volunteers! It’s National Volunteer Week and we want to say thank you to the 673 volunteers who made ISANS program delivery possible in 2016-17! Where ISANS Volunteers Help Here are some of the core volunteer roles at ISANS. Our volunteers help in a wide range of capacities, beyond … Read more

Halifax Heroes: Local woman strives to create welcoming environments for all

Halifax Heroes: Local woman strives to create welcoming environments for all

By Yvette d’Entremont, Metro News Halifax, 28 October 2016.  Extra-curricular work for Gaye Wishart has included helping new Canadians and ensuring inclusivity at Dalhousie University. From leading an initiative to ensure gender-neutral washrooms at Dalhousie University to more than 20 years volunteering with immigrants, Gaye Wishart is all about creating … Read more

Video: Growing Strong Neighbourhoods

Video: Growing Strong Neighbourhoods

Season 5, Episode 5, October 3, 2016.  Episode Description:Through a community garden program for immigrants, newcomer Ambika Neupane and Haligonian Margaret Craig share a garden bed and have become close friends. Watch the video here… Accessible Media Inc. (AMI) is a not-for-profit multimedia organization serving more than five million Canadians … Read more