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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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Discover Culture: Henna

On Saturday, May 3 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., come learn about the history and tradition of henna at our free Discover Culture workshop.

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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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Share Your Story

What’s your story? We all have one. In her blog, our Collection Manager Jennifer shares her own story about unexpected black diamond trails, impressive tall ship cakes and skydiving in the middle of winter. She also introduces us to English war bride Rita Buckrell, whose story includes how learning to skate eventually led to a life in Canada.

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Get to Know…Sergey Sanders

Immigrant Settlement Integration Services (ISIS) works to welcome immigrants to Nova Scotia. Get to know Sergey Sanders, 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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