Many officials saw diversity as key to attracting and retaining immigrants, and expressed anxiety that Halifax’s relative homogeneity may limit its social and economic development. (Karin Kronstal and Jill L. Grant School of Planning Dalhousie University Halifax, Nova Scotia May 2010 (Project Working Paper) Ethnic Diversity and Immigrant Integration in Halifax, Nova Scotia)
The Nova Scotian culture is a quirky character with Acadian, Mi’kmaq, Scottish and African Nova Scotian foundations.
Resource / Link: www.novascotia.com
The Black Cultural Centre, established in 1983 with a mandate to promote, protect and preserve Black culture, was the first centre of its kind in Canada.
Resource / Link: www.bccns.com
Shauntay Grant is the Mayor’s Poet Laureate and a Nova Scotian writer, spoken word performer, musician, and broadcast journalist.
Resource / Link: www.halifax.ca/cah/PoetLaureate.html