We’re all dressed up and ready to celebrate Fusion’s 10th anniversary. You may have noticed our logo has changed. That’s because 2016/2017 is the tenth year for Fusion in Halifax and we’ll be celebrating with special projects, programs, and events all year long. We’ll be posting 10 profiles of influential citizens as we look at where Fusion came from and where we plan to go. Keep an eye on this space for more details, events, and blog posts as we work to celebrate Fusion’s first 10 years in Halifax!
Fusion’s 10th year is wrapping up and with it so does Sasha Sears’ time as Chair of the Fusion Halifax Board. A member of Fusion for five years and a board member for the last three, the end of the year is bittersweet for Sears. “This last year has been really great. I think […]
There are many people who love Nova Scotia and Halifax but Jennifer Gillivan chose this place as her home and she’s happy she did. An immigrant to Canada from Ireland, the current IWK Foundation CEO lived in a number of cities before finding her way to Halifax. Today Gillivan is a prominent member of the […]
What do you do when your personal blog post gets read by over 4000 people? You start a business. At least that’s what Joel Muise decided to do. “I’d just created the blog post to share my personal struggle with mental illness and to raise awareness,” says Muise. “People started reaching out to me and […]
A Q&A with Nicole Tufts Nicole Tufts is the co-owner of RIOTSnack Bar. RIOT believes that restaurants can truly empower the communities they currently underserve, and in nourishing people with real food while supporting the local economy. Nicole has worked with Fusion’s Sustainability Action Committee. We wanted to get her perspective on Fusion’s impact and future. Q: […]
Within hours of arriving in Halifax, a new city he was relocating to sight-unseen, Isaiah Olateru was building connections at Fusion Halifax’s annual open house. “I had researched active young professional groups before I arrived in Canada through the usual channels like Meet Up and Google, but I stumbled on a Facebook page for the […]
Fusion Halifax has always been a group that believes in taking action to make a difference. Whether it’s participating in city wide discussions around planning, or creating one-on-on mentorship opportunities for its members, part of Fusion’s mission has always been to take charge. In that spirit, as part of Fusion’s tenth year celebrations, the volunteer […]
A Q&A with April Howe April Howe is a partner with Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette with over 15 years of experience in consulting, coaching and facilitation. She is a Certified Career Coach, and is a member of the International Coaching Federation, Nova Scotia Chapter. She’s worked with Fusion as a guest speaker at many events. This […]