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!
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 […]
Peter Moorhouse, the founding Chair of Fusion Halifax, says he “would never have believed, never have projected, that Fusion Halifax would become as active, vital, well-respected, or sought out as a voice in this city as it has.” Fusion Halifax was both a personal and professional passion of Moorhouse’s. He first arrived in Halifax in […]
“Fusion Halifax has made businesses more intentional when hiring to consider young people.” That’s the tangible impact Robyn Webb, Director of Labour Market Development at the Halifax Partnership, has seen Fusion Halifax make on the City in its first 10 years. She sees Halifax as a unique city – perceived as both very young and […]
A decade of work, support, advocacy, and networking is not possible without the hard work and dedication of engaged volunteers, members, and supporters. Fusion started in 2007 as a small group and has grown to over 2000 members with seven action committees tackling the issue that matter to young people in our community. Plus, throughout […]
In a city like Halifax where the built heritage can be traced back hundreds of years and the history of people calling this area home goes back much further still, 10 years doesn’t seem like a very long time. Yet, in many ways the Halifax of 2016 is very different than the Halifax that was […]