Artwork Highlighting the Newcomer Journey on Display at Nocturne

Art lit up the night on Saturday, October 19, as Nocturne Art at Night took place across Halifax and Downtown Dartmouth.  Sister exhibitions Embed & Embody and Adorn were on display at the Anna Leonowens Gallery in Downtown Halifax and featured works created by several members of the ISANS community. Over the past six months,…

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How an urban farm in Halifax is helping one woman with her mental health

By Alex Cooke, Halifax StarMetro, Oct. 11, 2018 HALIFAX—Having outgrown its current location of seven years, Common Roots Urban Farm in Halifax has launched a crowdfunding campaign to fund its transition to a new home. Finding a new, farmable space is proving to be a difficult task for the farm, which needs to vacate its current spot…

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Growing Stronger Neighbourhoods – Seniors Picnic

The smell of homemade pizza drifted throughout the Dartmouth Commons on Wednesday, August 1, as newcomers gathered at the Park Avenue Community Oven for pizza making and a picnic. Over 20 participants from seniors’ groups at ISANS and the YMCA Centre for Immigrant Programs came out to enjoy the sunshine, make homemade pizza, and spend…

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