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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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Fusion Halifax announces 2016-17 Board of Directors

Posted: November 18, 2016 at 1:25 am   /   Uncategorized

HALIFAX, N.S. (Nov 17, 2016) – At its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, November 16th, Fusion Halifax announced its 2016-2017 Board of Directors. Led by Sasha Sears, the Board of Directors will continue Fusion Halifax’s efforts to connect, engage and inspire its members to make Halifax a better place to live, work and play. “Going […]

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2016 Survey Overview

Posted: November 15, 2016 at 11:31 pm   /   Uncategorized

We hear you and we’re on it! We surveyed our members and here’s what they said:     We heard from members that they felt: Event notifications are often too last minute Use of Eventbrite is great There needs to be more outreach to diverse communities People don’t hear about events Communications are too formal  […]

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Fusion Halifax Annual General Meeting Package 2016

Posted: November 4, 2016 at 9:32 pm   /   Uncategorized

Below are links to each of the topics that will be presented, discussed and voted on at Fusion’s Annual General Meeting on Wednesday November 16th, 2016 5:30pm to be held at 5793 University Avenue. As members of the Association it is your responsiblity to familiarize yourself with these packages below in order to bring any […]

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Fusion’s Pitch for a Great Youth City!

Posted: July 7, 2016 at 7:30 pm   /   Uncategorized

On June 24, over 20 councillors and 150 community members joined Fusion at the Central Library for an evening of big ideas to make Halifax the city to work, live and play. This project, The Little Easy, is a collaborative effort of Fusion’s Urban Development Action Team (UDAT). Together UDAT set forth a number of proposals […]

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Fusion Halifax Launches It’s 6th Cycle of the Mentorship Program

Posted: June 27, 2016 at 5:52 pm   /   Uncategorized

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FUSION HALIFAX LAUNCHES ITS 6TH CYCLE OF THE MENTORSHIP PROGRAM HALIFAX, NS – On June 22nd, Fusion Halifax launched the 2016-2017 Mentorship Program. The Mentorship Program is a career-building initiative that custom-matches Halifax’s young professionals with seasoned business leaders in an eight-month mentoring relationship. Mentee Hamza Haneef says, “I’m very excited and […]

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Fusion’s Statement on Carbon Pricing

Posted: June 18, 2016 at 2:21 am   /   Uncategorized

ICYMI: On June 16, The Coast published Fusion Halifax’s Statement on Carbon Pricing, a collaborative effort by the volunteers on our Sustainability Action Team. ••• Fusion Halifax believes that our generation deserves a chance to thrive in Nova Scotia. With the impacts of climate change being felt by Nova Scotians and diverse populations worldwide, we […]

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