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.Read Claudine’s story >
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.
Thanks to you—our supporters and sponsors—our first Breakfast with a Fascinating Canadian fundraiser ‘on the road’ was a success! We were thrilled to kick things off in Toronto, one of Canada’s most vibrant and culturally diverse cities.
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.
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.
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.