Grandmother, mother, daughter, granddaughter, sister, aunt, niece, daughter-in-law, cousin, friend, neighbour. In partnership with the Mi'kmaw Native Friendship Centre, we want to honour and remember the spirits of over 4,000 missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls in Canada, educate our communities about this epidemic, and empower us to move forward together in reconciliation and change.
Kindling Connections: Meet Annika, the Multi-talented Teen Volunteer at Cole Harbour Public Library
Meet Annika Koelsch, a devoted 15-year-old volunteer who cultivates connections & enhances the community at Cole Harbour Public Library through her diverse skills.
Volunteer Appreciation: Get to Know Roya, the Inspiring Volunteer Bridging Cultures at Keshen Goodman Public Library
Explore the story of Roya Fahimi, a passionate volunteer at Keshen Goodman Public Library, whose dedication creates a welcoming space for newcomers to Halifax.
Volunteer Appreciation: Meet Mary-Margaret, Halifax Central Library’s Artful Foodie Volunteer
Meet Mary-Margaret Bennett, a dedicated volunteer who combines her artistic and culinary passions to create vibrant experiences at Halifax Central Library.
Jody Upshaw on Family, Music, and What’s Next
Discover the inspiring journey of Halifax-based singer Jody Upshaw, and how family has played a key role in her success.
Othello Pollard: Remembering an Innovative Black Chef and his Life in Halifax
Uncover the legacy of renowned African-American Chef Othello Pollard, his impact on the culinary and hospitality worlds, and life in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Flights, Camera, Action: A New Travel Series Encourages Black Travelers to our Community
René Boudreau is keen to help Black Nova Scotians explore their province, gain new perspectives through travel, and break down barriers. This video series helps shine light on different elements of travel.
Urban Biodiversity: Green is Good, Colourful is Better
Through LEGO workshops and open discussions with community members of all ages, Artist & Innovator in Residence Christine Hempel proposes some new ideas for biodiversity in Halifax.
International Day of People with Disabilities 2022
We are pleased to celebrate International Day of People with Disabilities (IDPWD), December 3, through an online platform. Halifax Regional Municipality and Halifax Public Libraries, in collaboration with members of the community, have put together this virtual portal to celebrate the disability community in HRM. This year’s theme is “Fighting for Rights in the Post-COVID-19 Era."
Mouths Open: On 2SLGBTQIA+ Censorship
Jim Deva at Little Sister's Rally in Vancouver, December 1986. Source: Richard Banner (City of Vancouver Archives) Written by Zso, staff member, Halifax Centra
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