The Halifax Partnership’s Connector Program is an informal networking program that matches immigrants and local, as well as international, graduates in the Halifax Regional Municipality with community leaders and local businesses. A connectee is a highly-qualified individual, ready to get started in the business world. Meetings with connectors are...

I had the honour of speaking on behalf of the Premier at My Halifax Experience’s Most Inspiring Immigrants in the Maritimes awards at the Westin Nova Scotian in Halifax. I know how the Premier feels about our wonderful immigration system. We have always been an example to the...

It was an honour to attend the Canadian Citizenship Ceremony today at Pier 21 with my colleagues, including Premier Stephen McNeil. I know our new family members will bring an abundance of vibrant ideas, culture and perspective that we have always cherished in our country. I have...

On Thursday morning, I was listening to CBC Radio as they listed the names and stories of the five Iranian women who never made it back to Halifax; They were the victims of Flight PS 752; 176 people lost their lives in a plane crash...

I had a great time at my first Coffee and Conversation of 2020! I was visited by Donick Abad, a mortgage broker with Mortgage Alliance, and Joey Moreno, who takes care of video and photography. Both Donick and Joey are part of the East Coast Filipino Portal through Settle...

Congratulations to the Veritas Catholic Book Store, who recently celebrated their 25th anniversary. A beautiful mass and meal were prepared at St. Agnes Church, where past and present volunteers attended; The meal featured African cuisine and decor put together by Veritas volunteer, Toria Aidoo. Therese Bianchini, wife of the...

I am so glad that the weather changed just in time for the New Year celebration! The rain stopped and the temperature went up to +5; It was the perfect opportunity to go downtown with my husband at 11 p.m. to join the celebrations at Grand Parade...

As your MLA for Clayton Park West, I want to wish everyone a Happy New Year and prosperous 2020! It has been an exceptional year, especially for the Province of Nova Scotia. In 2019, more people worked full-time jobs than ever before in Nova Scotia’s history. The population...

Today, I was so proud to visit two local pharmacies: Rockingham’s Guardian Pharmacy and the Shoppers Drug Mart on Lacewood Drive to discuss the new regulation starting January 1st, where pharmacists will be funded by the province to prescribe birth control, shingles and medications for...