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Pier 21 March Break
March Break at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21

The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 has reopened and will be hosting workshops this March Break inspired by the museum’s temporary exhibition, The World of Yousuf Karsh: A Private Essence. Participants will learn about taking portraits the way Karsh did: with a keen eye for understanding how to
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Pier 21 Nowruz
Nowruz at the Museum

Nowruz, the Persian New Year, is an ancestral festivity that marks the first day of spring and the renewal of nature. Rooted in a 3,000-year-old mythology, today more than 300 million people celebrate Nowruz worldwide through a variety of different practices and rituals that welcome new beginnings. All are welcome
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Stories from the Golden Age of Superheroes

This March Break at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, join Eastern Front Theatre for a family-friendly collection of radio plays and experience how the golden age of superheroes began. Come hear stories about Superman, Flash Gordon and more! Vintage commercial breaks and live sound effects provided by
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Family Fun Day at Pier 21 – Diwali

The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 is hosting a special Family Fun Day to celebrate Diwali, the Indian Festival of Lights. Diwali symbolizes the spiritual victory of light over darkness and is observed around the world. Families are invited to join in the celebration at the Canadian Museum
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Immigrant Fair
Canadian Immigrant Fair in Association with Public Mobile

New to Halifax? You’re not alone. The 5th Annual Canadian Immigrant Fair is returning to Halifax this Spring! This Fair is a FREE, one-stop event connecting newcomers with information and inspiration on the three pillars of immigrant success: careers, education and settlement. The fair offers a dynamic environment for immigrants
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Pier 21 Winter Family Fun Day – Through the Eyes of a Child

  It’s the 3rd annual Pier 21 Winter Family Fun Day! Many of the nearly one-million immigrants who came through Pier 21 were children. This year, the Museum’s Winter Family Fun Day features a magical opportunity to explore their unique perspectives. Using real stories from our collection, the tour invites kids
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The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21
Immigration Stories: A Visit to The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 from 3 Perspectives

At the newly renovated Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 in Halifax, visitors can explore what it is like to be an immigrant, refugee or a displaced person arriving in Canada. A trip to this remarkable museum is a meaningful experience, particularly in light of the Canadian government’s decision to
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