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

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

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

A Celebration of Faith & Diversity for Canada 150

On Sunday June 25, 2017, the last day of Ramadan, the communities of Bedford United Church and the Al-Rasoul Islamic Society Mosque hosted an interfaith service to celebrate friendship, embrace Canada’s diversity, and celebrate its 150th birthday. To a packed house, dressed in red and white, Reverend David Hart and … Read more