Build your future here with ISANS

Last year, ISANS worked with over 15,000 clients to build a future in Nova Scotia. At ISANS, we help you find your pathway to possibility.


Bringing farmers together

The ACORN Conference connected new Canadians who were farmers with the local organic farming community.


Enas Jawad creates awareness through art

Artist and business-owner Enas Jawad was a featured artist at Halifax City Hall on International Women’s Day.


Another successful SupperNOVA

A photo and video recap of the SupperNOVA community potluck on March 10.


Ghada Gabr works with province to continue pharmacy’s diversity

Get to know pharmacy owner Ghada Gabr, who works with ISANS to help internationally-trained pharmacists prepare to work in Canada.


Hockey program introduces Syrian children to Canada’s game

About 30 recent immigrants ages 5 to 13 took their first hockey lessons in Halifax.

Changes to Immigration Loans Program

Adjustments to Canada’s Immigration Loans Program include reduced interest and a delayed repayment period.


Jennifer Watts to be ISANS new Chief Executive Officer

On behalf of the ISANS’ Board of Directors, I am pleased to announce that after an extensive process led by a Board Governance Committee, Jennifer Watts will assume the role…


Apply now: Youth photography workshop

Youth with refugee experience can apply to explore social justice through photography. Participants will receive professional training and funding.


Tareq Hadhad on building a successful business in Canada as a refugee

Tareq Hadhad, 26, talks to the Globe and Mail about founding Peace by Chocolate and building a successful business as a refugee.


Business Voice: Apparent in Foresight

Why Halifax is the Next Singapore: Business strategist Lokapriya Jena identifies critical factors in putting Halifax on the map.