Celebrating Canadian Citizenship

To celebrate Canada Day the Toronto Star profiled 10 naturalized citizens,  representing 10 different countries. Some were refugees; others came as immigrants. Some have been here for decades; others are newly arrived.  But they all share a common love for the freedom Canada has guaranteed them and the security their citizenship … Read more

June 20: Walk with Refugees and Book Launch!

Please join us on World Refugee Day, Friday, June 20 for the launch of Resilience & Resettlement: Stories of Refugees in Nova Scotia. The launch will take place at Halifax City Hall from 3:00 – 4:30pm. Following the book launch we will take part in the nation wide Walk with Refugees for a Stronger Canada. We will depart Grand Parade at 4:30 and make our way along the waterfront to Pier 21…

June is National Aboriginal History Month

In June, Canadians celebrate National Aboriginal History Month, an opportunity to honour the heritage, contributions and cultures of First Nations peoples in Canada. June has long been a month of celebration and remembrance in Canada, with National Aboriginal Day on the 21st, Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day on the 24th, and Multiculturalism Day … Read more