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Ten Profiles for Fusion’s 10th Year: #5 – Isaiah Olateru

Posted: June 29, 2017 at 2:26 pm   /   10th Anniversary

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 […]

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Turning 10 and Helping Out

Posted: June 13, 2017 at 1:05 pm   /   10th Anniversary

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 […]

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Ten Profiles for Fusion’s 10th Year: #4 – April Howe, Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette

Posted: June 1, 2017 at 8:42 pm   /   10th Anniversary

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 […]

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Halifax Stanfield International Airport Sponsors the 2017 Atlantic Leadership Forum

Posted: May 11, 2017 at 6:50 pm   /   Uncategorized

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 11, 2017 Fusion Halifax is excited to announce Halifax Stanfield International Airport (HIAA) as Silver sponsor of the second annual Atlantic Leadership Forum taking place June 10 to 11, 2017 at Dalhousie University. Halifax Stanfield International Airport is Atlantic Canada’s principal full-service airport providing passengers and cargo clients with access […]

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The Department of Labour and Advanced Education Sponsors the 2017 Atlantic Leadership Forum

Posted: April 27, 2017 at 2:40 pm   /   Uncategorized

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 27, 2017 Fusion Halifax is excited to announce the Department of Labour and Advanced Education as Silver sponsor of the 2017 Atlantic Leadership Forum taking place June 10 to 11. As a Silver sponsor, the Department of Labour and Advanced Education (LAE) understands the necessity for continued education, safe workplaces […]

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Ten Profiles for Fusion’s 10th Year: #3 – Peter Moorhouse, Founding Chair

Posted: April 6, 2017 at 1:42 am   /   10th Anniversary

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 […]

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Ten Profiles for Fusion’s 10th Year: #2 – Robyn Webb, Halifax Partnership

Posted: March 18, 2017 at 2:17 pm   /   10th Anniversary

“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 […]

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Fusion Thanks Community for Ten Years of Support

Posted: February 17, 2017 at 2:33 am   /   10th Anniversary

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 […]

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Let’s keep the focus on youth retention

Posted: February 15, 2017 at 1:47 am   /   Uncategorized

Later today, Halifax City Hall will be considering a 25 per cent cut to their “Bridging the Gap” internship program. Fusion Halifax believes that now is not the time for our city to be scaling back programs dedicated to employing recent graduates. For the first time in five years we’ve seen our youth outmigration decrease […]

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Ten Profiles for Fusion’s 10th Year: #1 – Mayor Mike Savage

Posted: December 23, 2016 at 11:32 pm   /   10th Anniversary

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 […]

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