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Claudine Tesire Chooses Canada

Claudine Tesire understands the ups and downs of the immigration experience. That’s because she has experienced both, having immigrated twice under very different circumstances: by force and by choice. Now settled contentedly in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Claudine works to help other Francophone newcomers settle in the same way.

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Diversity Spotlight Film Screening: Persepolis

Join us on Wednesday, April 23 at 7 p.m. for the free film screening of Oscar-nominated animated film Persepolis (2007). Persepolis is based on Marjane Satrapi's autobiographical graphic novels of the same name. The story follows a young girl as she comes of age against the backdrop of the Iranian Revolution.

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April 1 to April 30:
OPEN: Monday to Saturday,
10:00am to 5:00pm
CLOSED: Sunday
CLOSED: Good Friday

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What Goes Around, Comes Around

Carrie shares one of Peter Biesheuvel’s many wonderful stories about his early years in Canada. This is a special tale that reinforces the value of doing the right thing and proves that what goes around really does come arounnd.

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Get to Know…Marwa Elshiekh

Immigrant Settlement Integration Services (ISIS) works to welcome immigrants to Nova Scotia. Get to know Marwa Elshiekh, one of the many newcomers who have made Halifax home with the help of ISIS.

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Introducing Our New Film in Canada

Your museum experience can now include a screening of in Canada! Our new 20-minute, bilingual film features the personal stories and experiences of diverse immigrants to Canada from all over the world.

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