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Trump embarasses Americans with ban order on refugees and Muslims

Trump embarasses Americans with ban order on refugees and Muslims

January 6, 2017 – 12:24 am | No Comment

In his first week in office, Donald Trump has embarrassed Americans. The BBC aptly headlined its story: “amateur hour” at the White House.
Americans protesting their President’s executive order banning the entry  of Muslims and refugees …

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Pier 21 to host Rhythms of Life – a live musical documentary

February 16, 2017 – 10:44 pm | No Comment

By a Staff Reporter
The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 and the Delmore “Buddy” Daye Learning Institute will present the musically uplifting Rhythms of Life on Saturday, February 18 at 1 p.m. Rhythms of …

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Military service is route to sense of belonging for immigrant communities

February 15, 2017 – 10:31 pm | No Comment
Military service is route to sense of belonging for immigrant communities

By a Staff Reporter
The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 has unveiled Community Presents: The No. 2 Construction Battalion, a small temporary exhibit created by the Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia that commemorates …

Ketevan World Sacred Music Festival gets underway at Old Goa in India

February 11, 2017 – 6:01 am | No Comment
Ketevan World Sacred Music Festival gets underway at Old Goa in India

By a Staff Reporter
The 2017 Ketevan World Sacred Music Festival kicked off Friday evening, February 10, in the Church of Santa Monica at Old Goa – a UNESCO Heritage City.
The festival opened with interreligious musical dialogue presented …

Women’s Day on March 8 must inspire world to halt violence against women

February 9, 2017 – 9:52 pm | No Comment
Women’s Day on March 8 must inspire world to halt violence against women

By a Staff Reporter
 
At least one out of every three women around the world has been beaten, coerced into sex, or otherwise abused in her lifetime with the abuser usually someone known to her, according …

UN interfaith celebration at MSVU on Sunday, February 5

February 4, 2017 – 3:36 am | No Comment
UN interfaith celebration at MSVU on Sunday, February 5

By a Staff Reporter
The United Nations World Interfaith Harmony Week (WIHW) got underway on February 1 and will provide people of faith and none an opportunity to witness, first hand, the prayer ceremonies at the …

Solidarity gathering at UMMAH masjid in Halifax today

February 2, 2017 – 7:34 pm | No Comment
Solidarity gathering at UMMAH masjid in Halifax today

By a Staff Reporter
 
People of all faiths and none are gathering today (Friday, 03 February) at the UMMAH masjid in Halifax in solidarity to honour victims of the Quebec City Mosque attack.
The participants in this …

February to see ANS legacy unfold as Black History Month kicks-off

February 1, 2017 – 4:53 am | No Comment
February to see ANS legacy unfold as Black History Month kicks-off

By a Staff Reporter
Nova Scotia’s 48 historic Black communities will come together this February to celebrate their history, heritage and contributions to the province through concerts, gospel music, film screenings, book readings, sport and dance.
Passing the …

Halifax vigil honours victims of Quebec city mosque attack

January 31, 2017 – 7:26 am | No Comment
Halifax vigil honours victims of Quebec city mosque attack

By a Staff Reporter
A vigil was held at the Grand Parade in Halifax, Monday night, to honour the six victims of the mass shooting at  Quebec city mosque the day previous. It’s estimated that more …

US Trans-Pacific Partnership withdrawal muddles Asia-Pacific security picture

January 30, 2017 – 8:54 pm | No Comment
US Trans-Pacific Partnership withdrawal muddles Asia-Pacific security picture

By Erik Slavin, Stars and
Stripes
January 24, 2017
 
US President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from an economic agreement favored by many in Asia has left Japan and others worried that American-led security in the region will decline as …

Trump embarasses Americans with ban order on refugees and Muslims

January 6, 2017 – 12:24 am | No Comment
Trump embarasses Americans with ban order on refugees and Muslims

In his first week in office, Donald Trump has embarrassed Americans. The BBC aptly headlined its story: “amateur hour” at the White House.
Americans protesting their President’s executive order banning the entry  of Muslims and refugees …

UN chief welcomes Security Council resolution on Israeli settlements as ‘significant step’

December 28, 2016 – 3:08 am | No Comment
UN chief welcomes Security Council resolution on Israeli settlements as ‘significant step’

28 December 2016 – United Nations Secretary Geberal Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the adoption of a pre-Christmas Security Council resolution which states that the establishment of Israeli settlements in Palestinian territory occupied since 1967, have “no legal …