This year's theme is Educate, United, Celebrate Community. Check out the Office of African Nova Scotian Affairs website for complete events listings: here.
On this page, you will find upcoming and past Commision and community events. We encourage all Nova Scotians to participate and celebrate our diverse communities. If you have an event we should include here please contact us.
Join us for a free public lecture in celebrating the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.Organized in cooperation with the Office of African Nova Scotian Affairs. 6:30-8:30 p.m., Mount Saint Vincent University. Limited seats! Please RSVP on or before March 15th at https://timwise-ns.eventbrite.com/.
In partnership with the Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre, the Commission will host two sessions of the Blanket Exercise. The first will take place on June 13 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and the second on June 14 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. This follows our previous joint event in October 2017, called “Reconciliation, Let’s Start the Conversation”. These second events are intended to continue the conversation with previous event participants and new participants are welcome. For more information, please contact Lisa.Robinson@novascotia.ca.
The focus of this conference is to bring together employers and professionals in an arena to demonstrate the value and business case in hiring a diverse team that focuses on people with disabilities and other underrepresented groups. The conference will provide practical methods for recruiting, hiring and retaining a diverse team in today’s fast-moving economy through workshops, keynote speakers, employer discussions, and sessions. The Commission will deliver a workshop titled "Working Together Better: Inclusion Across the Intersections."