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

Halifax rally celebrates and supports refugees

By Taryn Grant, For StarMetro Halifax. Sat., June 16, 2018 HALIFAX—In a show of solidarity, about 500 people marched along busy Halifax streets Saturday afternoon, chanting “Say it loud, say it clear, refugees are welcome here!” The Walk with Refugees — hosted by the Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS), the Halifax … Read more