Infographic: More immigrants coming in next three years

Infographic: More immigrants coming in next three years

Andrea Gunn and Stephanie Levitz, November 1, 2017. Immigration to Canada is set to increase over the next three years to 340,000 people a year by 2020 under the federal Liberal government’s new multi-year approach to admissions planning. The immigration plan released Wednesday will see immigration levels climb from 300,000 … Read more

Immigration growing in Nova Scotia

Immigration growing in Nova Scotia

By Andrea Gunn, Chronicle Herald, 27 October 2017. Province offers opportunities Nova Scotia’s immigrant population is diverse and swiftly growing, according to new data. Nationwide immigration numbers collected from the 2016 census and released Wednesday shows the number of landed immigrants and permanent residents in Nova Scotia is now at … Read more

Gerry Mills, Executive Director of ISANS, to retire

Gerry Mills, Executive Director of ISANS, to retire

Catherine Woodman, Chair of ISANS’ Board of Directors, has announced that after almost thirty years Gerry Mills, ISANS’ Executive Director, has decided to retire and will be leaving ISANS at the end of March, 2018. Gerry has guided ISANS through significant growth and much change. She is highly respected by … Read more

Mi’kmaq History Month

Mi’kmaq History Month

October is Mi’kmaq History Month in Nova Scotia. The Mi’kmaq have been an important part of Nova Scotia history for thousands of years. This month is an opportunity for all Nova Scotians to recognize and celebrate Mi’kmaq history and heritage and to increase their understanding of the province’s Mi’kmaq culture. … Read more

Nova Scotia Population Estimates 2017

Nova Scotia Population Estimates 2017

Immigration was the biggest contributor to population growth in Nova Scotia over the past year. Between 2016 and 2017, Nova Scotia saw the second largest number of immigrants to the province on record with 4,356 newcomers making Nova Scotia home. Nova Scotia Population Estimates As of July 1, 2017 As … Read more

Local Halifax photography festival features legally blind Syrian photographer

Local Halifax photography festival features legally blind Syrian photographer

Photopolis – the Halifax Festival of Photography, presents Hani al Moulia’s work: It’s Not Impossible. Hani, a legally blind student, showcases stunning images of life in a refugee camp, both heartbreaking and beautiful, revealing hope and despair. The exhibit will be on display at Keshen Goodman Library (330 Lacewood Drive) for the month of October. Images will … Read more

Halifax Pride Festival & Rainbow Refugees

Halifax Pride Festival & Rainbow Refugees

The Halifax Pride Festival 2017 starts today, July 20. Now in its 30th year, it continues to support the community, culture, and pride of Halifax’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer, Questioning, 2 Spirited, Asexual, Pansexual, and Allies (2SLBTQ+) community. Halifax Pride Festival expects to see an estimated 120,000 … Read more