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

Halifax Heroes: Local woman strives to create welcoming environments for all

By Yvette d’Entremont, Metro News Halifax, 28 October 2016.  Extra-curricular work for Gaye Wishart has included helping new Canadians and ensuring inclusivity at Dalhousie University. From leading an initiative to ensure gender-neutral washrooms at Dalhousie University to more than 20 years volunteering with immigrants, Gaye Wishart is all about creating … Read more

Rebuilding their future in Antigonish

by Zane Denoncourt, The Chronicle Herald, 16 October 2016.  “Being here in Canada, in Nova Scotia, in Antigonish, gives us hope,” says Rabiaa Al Zhouri, the matriarch of the Al Zhouri family who arrived in Antigonish from Lebanon earlier this year. The family had been living as refugees for three … Read more