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Acadia language classes allow for success in English - The Register/Advertiser

The Register/AdvertiserAcadia language classes allow for success in EnglishThe Register/AdvertiserLena Diab, minister of immigration, brought greetings from the province once again this year. She said...

Acadian Odyssey monument unveiled in West Pubnico

... president of the Acadian Odyssey Commission; Lena Metlege Diab, Nova Scotia's immigration minister and minister of Acadian affairs; Arthur LeBlanc, Nova Scotia's lieutenant-governor; West...

Nova Scotia's immigration minister offends Armdale woman while canvassing

An Armdale woman is accusing provincial Immigration Minister Lena Diab of racist stereotyping after the politician assumed she was a non-citizen, apparently based on her...

Husband of cabinet minister Lena Diab not criminally responsible for assault

The husband of Nova Scotia cabinet minister Lena Diab has been found not criminally responsible for an assault against her on New Year's Eve. Maroun...

NS cabinet minister's husband found not criminally responsible for domestic violence

Maroun Diab, who is married to Immigration Minister Lena Diab, was charged with threatening, choking and assaulting his wife at their home on Houda Court...

Acadia's Learning Program for Refugees judged a success - Living ... - Kings County Register/Advertiser

Kings County Register/AdvertiserAcadia's Learning Program for Refugees judged a success - Living ...Kings County Register/AdvertiserWOLFVILLE - The Acadia Community Learning Program came to a proud...

Consul general of France for Atlantic Canada says Nice attack won't change his country

Nova Scotia's Minister of Immigration, Lena Metlege Diab, was scheduled to attend Friday's event, as well as business people, professors and others who promote Francophone...

READER'S CORNER — Allow sponsoring of adult children

Immigration Lena Diab is working on an initiative to bring in more immigrants and to retain them. But a change in federal law could help...

Immigration centre budget funding 'year-to-year'

Immigration Minister Lena Metlege Diab said $175,000 has been provided this fiscal year to hire two immigration settlement counsellors and fund programs they hope to...

Provincial funding for new immigration centre budgeted on 'year-to-year basis,' says minister

Immigration Minister Lena Metlege Diab said $175,000 has been provided this fiscal year to hire two immigration settlement counsellors and fund programs they hope to...

Ahlan wasahlan: immigration minister thanks Digby couple for their support of refugees - Kings County Register/Advertiser

Kings County Register/AdvertiserAhlan wasahlan: immigration minister thanks Digby couple for their support of refugeesKings County Register/AdvertiserMinister Lena Diab was in Digby May 31 as guest...

Ahlan wasahlan: immigration minister thanks Digby couple for their support of refugees

Minister Lena Diab was in Digby May 31 as guest speaker at the Digby Area Board of Trade business awards. After her speech about the...

Ahlan wasahlan: immigration minister thanks Digby couple for their support of refugees

Minister Lena Diab was in Digby May 31 as guest speaker at the Digby Area Board of Trade business awards. After her speech about the...

Immigration minister captivates crowd at Acadia's spring ESL conference - Kings County Register/Advertiser

Kings County Register/AdvertiserImmigration minister captivates crowd at Acadia's spring ESL conferenceKings County Register/AdvertiserDonna Allan, co-ordinator of Valley Community Learning Association's English as a Second Language...

Annapolis Valley immigrants get a boost with increased funding

“This funding will help newcomers in the Valley settle into these welcoming communities and make the transition to a new life,” said Immigration Minister Lena...

Immigration transition programs receive funding boost from N.S.

Community programs that help new residents transition to their new life in Nova Scotia received a $290,000 boost on Monday. The news from Immigration Minister...

Full house for bold ideas at MacEachen Institute launch

... current President of the Treasury Board Scott Brison, former Liberal MP and Halifax Mayor Mike Savage, the Honourable Lena Diab (MLA Halifax Armdale), former...

Nova Scotia prints pamphlets in Arabic, for new Canadians

Nova Scotia's emergency management minister, Zach Churchill, and immigration minister, Lena Diab, revealed on Tuesday new Arabic translations of brochures on how to use 911,...

Breaking down language barriers: Nova Scotia government translating emergency brochures for newcomers

Iethaad Alsmadi laughs while speaking to Immigration Minister Lena Diab after an unveiling of new products. Jeff Harper / Metro Order this photo. Iethaad Alsmadi...

Nova Scotia prints emergency pamphlets in Arabic. Here's why

Nova Scotia's emergency management minister, Zach Churchill, and immigration minister, Lena Diab, revealed on Tuesday new Arabic translations of brochures on how to use 911,...

NS women organize donation drive for newly-arriving Syrian refugees

"Potential funding initiatives can include welcoming initiatives like community picnics, potlucks, neighbourhood gatherings, conversation groups and honorariums for exceptional volunteers," said Nova Scotia Immigration Minister...

N.S. offers new grants for refugee assistance effort

Immigration Minister Lena Metlege Diab said in a news release Tuesday that honorariums will be provided to volunteers, like interpreters or language instructors who have...

Halifax Syrian refugees celebrate and thank Nova Scotians

Nova Scotia Immigration Minister Lena Diab said she's happy to see such a response to the province's humanitarian effort and the many volunteers who have...

When a Sign Is More Than A Sign

But this replica here will be an addition to the experience of residence and visitors in this particular area." The sign is dedicated to the...

Cape Breton immigrants get government-funded case workers

The Office of Immigration has earmarked $175,000 for the 2016-17 fiscal year. Minister Lena Metlege Diab says most of the money will go toward hiring...

NS sheriff's deputies will not carry firearms: Justice Department

But when the report was written, then-Justice Minister Lena Diab said some sheriffs would be armed with sidearms. “This is the latest promise that they've...

Nova Scotia Syrian refugee settlement efforts celebrated

"Because of your help, our children are now in school," said attendee Muhammad Maher AlHelWani, whose family arrived in Halifax about a month ago. Mayor...

Nova Scotia's immigrant nominee program gets 300-person bump

In September 2015, the Canadian government approved Nova Scotia's request to increase the number of new immigrants for the nominee program from 1,050 to 1,350.

Ottawa hikes limit on economic immigrants to Nova Scotia to 1350

Nova Scotia Immigration Minister Lena Diab told The Chronicle Herald she successfully negotiated to increase the number of economic immigrants the province can take in...

No change expected in Nova Scotia's immigration quotas this year: Diab

Nova Scotia immigration minister Lena Diab said there are no surprises in the federal 2016 immigration targets, which were released Tuesday. “We knew what the...

'Trump' Cape Breton immigration inquiries draw offer of help from ...

Nova Scotia's minister of immigration says her office has not been asked to help process the thousands of immigration inquiries from Americans generated by a ...and...

Syrian refugee donation centre in Bayers Lake to be emptied by March 11

But as the centre's temporary lease with Armco Capital and Rank Inc. nears its end on March 11, Immigration Minister Lena Diab said the remaining...

Attracting immigrants 'crucial' to Nova Scotia's economic success, says Lena Diab

There is no doubt the people of Nova Scotia are friendly, but are they truly welcoming? Immigrants "often have difficulty gaining a foothold in the...

Infamous N.S. pedophile Ernest Fenwick MacIntosh loses appeal in Nepal

In March 2015, Nova Scotia's justice minister Lena Diab said she intended to amend the Limitation of Actions Act to throw out strict limits and...

Syrian refugees helping repopulate East Coast provinces, but will they stay?

“You can bring hundreds and thousands and if they don't stay, you have lost, you haven't done anything,” Lena Diab, the Nova Scotia minister of...

Sydney prepares for up to 100 government-assisted Syrian refugee families

Large families. Several months ago, Nova Scotia Immigration Minister Lena Diab said she wanted the province to receive as many as 1,500 government-assisted refugees, in...

Sydney, Nova Scotia on track to welcome Syrian refugees

(press release)OTTAWA, Feb. 8, 2016 /CNW/ - The community of Sydney has come forward as an early adopter of a process that was formally...

Nova Scotia Department of Justice's recent history of missing prisoners

The justice minister at the time, Lena Diab, said she was angry. "I'm appalled. I don't know how something this serious could happen. This individual...

N.S. premier to get face time with Trudeau today

Nova Scotia Immigration Minister Lena Diab has recently expressed a desire to ask the government to raise or eliminate the immigration cap for the province,...

No, no, no: Shelburne's request for fewer cops turned down

Lena Metlege Diab, wrote to the RCMP indicating her support for the RCMP's recommendation that a reduction of one resource would leave the district unable...

Nova Scotia seeks auditors to prevent business immigration fraud

Immigration Minister Lena Diab says the province lobbied long and hard to convince Ottawa to allow it to set up two new streams: entrepreneurs and...

No, no, no: Shelburne's request for fewer cops turned down

Lena Metlege Diab, wrote to the RCMP indicating her support for the RCMP's recommendation that a reduction of one resource would leave the district unable...

Refugee donation drop off centre to close early in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Immigration Minister Lena Metlege Diab said in a press release, "Initially we planned to accept donations until the end of January, but the...

NS government shuts down drop-off centre for Syrian refugees

“We were overwhelmed by the amount of support that we've received from Nova Scotians over the last couple of weeks,” said Nova Scotia Immigration Minister...

Donations for Syrian refugees 'overwhelming' say organizers

But Immigration Minister Lena Diab, who got a tour of the site Tuesday, says the first wave of government assisted Syrian refugees could still be...

First Syrian refugee family receives warm welcome in Halifax

Nova Scotia Immigration Minister Lena Diab, acting as a translator, says the family is expressing gratitude for all the work done to bring them to...

Syrian refugee family arrives in Halifax to welcoming party and politicians

... Saint Benedict's Catholic Church, has been living in Lebanon for the last two years after they were displaced by conflict in Syria's capital of...

Refugee Donation Drop-Off opens in Halifax

HALIFAX — Saturday was the official opening of the Refugee Donation Drop-Off Centre in Halifax. The centre is located at the former Rona store in...

NowNS: Immigrants thrive in Bluenose country

Taken together, if refugees compare to immigrants, then Premier McNeil and Immigration Minister Lena Diab are right to encourage them to come to Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia lists donations needed for Syrian refugees

Immigration Minister Lena Diab said Nova Scotians have stepped up to help refugees. Offers have flooded in since the province started using the 211 phone...