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Love, politics and a northern adventure

Long before the era of and similar online dating sites, Ruth Miranda and her future husband met in a very interesting way: by Telex machine! It was the early 1970s and Ruth and Pedro were both young and working in telecommunications in Chile.

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Discover Culture: Mindfulness Meditation Workshop

Start your weekend morning at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21’s Discover Culture: Mindfulness Meditation workshop. On Saturday, September 6 from 11:00 a.m. to 12 p.m., Carolyn Gimian will introduce participants to the practice of mindfulness meditation.

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OPEN: May 1, 2014 to October 24, 2014
Seven days a week; 9:30am to 5:30pm

CLOSED: October 25, 2014 to May 2015. Temporarily closed.

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“A fatal exception 0E has occurred…Press any key to continue”

Have you ever lost all of your files and wanted to pull out your hair while trying to rebuild? Jennifer tells us about her fear of the blue screen of death and how we make sure that the digital content collected today by the Museum will remain accessible for future generations.

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Get to Know…Janna Mercado

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

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Ask our Rentals Team about our new and renovated facilities available in May 2015.