Articles

The big picture

Photos by Tammy Fancy/FANCYFREEFOTO.COM As an international student, Kudakwashe Ndadzungira brings a global perspective to her new job   Kudakwashe (Kuda) Ndadzungira arrived in Halifax in September 2011 from her home country of Zimbabwe. As her plane descended to the Halifax Stanfield International Airport, all Ndadzungira could see were trees. …

Read More »

Land of opportunity

Immigrants to Nova Scotia are leading their counterparts across the country when it comes to creating jobs and making money The most recent Pathways to Prosperity report shows that immigrants are doing well economically in Nova Scotia. “This report shows it’s time to start busting myths,” says Howard Ramos, a …

Read More »

Seeing the person

In order to create a more inclusive and diverse Halifax, Ann Divine says individuals first need to look inward and recognize their own biases and presumptions about each other. “We have all of these [inclusive] policies and practices in our workplaces, but we have not checked ourselves internally and thought …

Read More »

Where the world gathers

The Seaport Farmers’ Market brings vendors from all origins together, offering an example for Halifax to follow   The stately Regal Princess glides alongside the Halifax pier. At first, the leviathan is silent and still. Soon, its passengers begin filing down the gangway. It disgorges brightly dressed Americans, elderly couples, …

Read More »
Myhalifaxexperience-NOVEMBER

Faces of Halifax

Every fall, Halifax’s universities welcome students from around the globe. For each student, Halifax offers a different experience. In this issue, our writer talks with seven about what brought them here, and what their futures might hold. ALI BALA Libya Mount Saint Vincent University Masters in Teaching English as a …

Read More »