Celebrating Citizenship Week

It’s Citizenship Week in Canada! Over the past 10 years, Canada has welcomed over 1.75 million proud new Canadians. From October 8 -14 this year, we reflect on the rights and responsibilities all Canadians citizens share, and celebrate what newcomers bring to our communities. We asked some new Nova Scotians … Read more

IBM volunteers arrive to troubleshoot Halifax

By Brendan Ahern, The Chronicle Herald, Oct. 2, 2018. International IBM employees have arrived in Halifax where they’ll spend the next four weeks working on projects within government, academia, and non-profit organizations. They are all a part of the IBM Corporate Service Corps which, since 2008, has been sending a … Read more

Halifax youth express refugee experience through art

By Taryn Grant, Halifax StarMetro, September 22, 2018.  HALIFAX—Youth from Halifax and around Eastern Canada gathered at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia Saturday afternoon to talk about their experiences as refugees, and show off the art they’ve created to express their complex journeys. Collaborators from a slew of immigration … Read more

They Will Surf Again!

Surfs Up! On Saturday, August 18, 30 new Nova Scotians travelled to Martinique Beach for the fifth annual They Will Surf Again event hosted in partnership by SurfAble and Life Rolls On. The event provides opportunities for people with varying mobility challenges to surf or ride a wave. Although the … Read more