By Victoria Shulga, Polish-Canadian Society of Nova Scotia | While some know a few famous Polish dishes such as the beloved pierogi, Polish cuisine has much more to offer. From pierogi to makowiec, here are some of the Polish dishes worth trying.
Witamy! From early immigrants to Cape Breton in the first two decades of the twentieth century, through refugees of two world wars, war brides, and emigres fleeing communism, to a multitude of professionals, labourers, academics, and artists who have come from the lands of Poland to make a new homeland in Canada, the small but vibrant Polish Nova Scotian community has been making and continues to make significant contributions in all parts of this province.
We invite you to wander around Asia through these local artists' artworks and individual stories. You do not need to show us your passport— just bring yourself, and be transported to the beauty of these art creations.
Staff member Zso explores the term gendervague, a neurodivergent experience of trans identity, and shares studies and recommended books you can read to learn more.
Staff member Rania shares the history of Eid al-Adha and the importance of Hajj pilgrimages. Learn more with her recommended reads on Islamic countries.
“We’re here because the people before us loved us so much.” -Tasha Hubbard to her son and nephew. In honour of Indigenous History Month and beyond, we share a collection of National Film Board of Canada films created and produced by Indigenous filmmakers. “We’re here because the people before us loved us so much.” -Tasha Hubbard to her son and nephew Wha
As Asian Heritage Month comes to an end, Halifax Public Libraries shares a selection of featured poems from diverse voices across Asia.
Ken Cashin, Chess Nova Scotia, shares thoughts on the rising popularity of chess, and how you can get involved while in-person play opportunities are scarce.