ISANS 2022-2023 Annual Report

At ISANS, when we think of the future, we think of community, and the important part immigrants play in shaping it. Our vision of a community where all can belong…

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ISANS 2021-2022 Annual Report

The human experience is defined by connection. To be connected is to have bonds, links, and relationships with the people, environments, and many things that bring meaning to our lives.…

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Affordable, Safe, Accessible, and Appropriate Housing

Immigrants, refugee claimants, and migrant individuals and families struggle to find and maintain safe, affordable, accessible, and appropriate housing due to low income, disproportionate discrimination, and systemic barriers. The Nova…

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International Qualifications Recognition

Many immigrants come to Canada with professional credentials that are not recognized here. These individuals represent a substantial opportunity for the province to fill labour market gaps—from health care professionals…

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Supporting Temporary Residents

Temporary residents are individuals who are in Canada on a visa such as a work permit, study permit, or visitor’s visa. When their permit or visa expires, they must either…

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Digital Inclusion Policy for Nova Scotia

A digital inclusion policy would support all Nova Scotians to participate in the social, economic, and cultural life of our province, and it would also strengthen our local communities.

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Municipal Voting Rights for PRs

Extending municipal voting rights to permanent residents would welcome immigrants to contribute their experience and perspectives in the decision-making process of local governments, and it would build engagement in our…

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