Video: I Am Today

 Marwa Harb’s face lights up when she talks about the people she has met since arriving in Canada as a refugee from Syria. Topping her list – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. “I paint (a picture of) the prime minister,” says Marwa, 16. “I gave it to him. He was … Read more

Video: Canada. Our Home.

Last night at the Halifax Chamber’s immigration focused Spring Dinner we presented a never before seen video to a crowd of 1000 people. It was a moving end to powerful speech by Gerry Mills, our Executive Director, who was a keynote speaker. Please take a minute to watch. Thanks so much to … Read more

Stories from the Food Movement – How Community Gardens Support Newcomers

Heather Asbil, our Growing Strong Neighbourhoods Project Coordinator, shares how community gardens support newcomers and create a place of connection for people from different backgrounds. Stories from the Food Movement depicts the forward momentum in gardens, communities, schools, policy forums and other arenas across Nova Scotia and South East New … Read more

Gerry Mills on Global Halifax

Video: Gerry Mills on Global Halifax

Global Halifax 2016 Top Stories – In day two of 2016’s top stories Paul and Andrea of Global Halifax sit down with Gerry Mills from ISANS for a recap of the refugee resettlement in the last year.