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18 09, 2018

YREACH – Creating Welcoming Communities

At YREACH, we work with local partners to create welcoming communities, with staff in smaller centres across the province. We provide information, orientation, and settlement/integration support to immigrants, refugees, and their families who are new to communities outside of Halifax Regional Municipality. There are nine in-person local Settlement and Integration support sites, and over 20 [...]

12 09, 2018

Children’s Fest Event Recap

Where can you find princesses, trains and alpacas in the same place? The YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth joined Hatfield Farms and Little Princess Parties Halifax, along with some other friends from the Spring Garden Area Business Association, at the 6th Annual Children’s Festival on Sunday, August 12th in Victoria Park for a few hours of [...]

12 09, 2018

Community Y BBQ Event Recap

We made the front cover of the Halifax Citizen for September 11! Our Community YMCA End of Summer BBQ was a huge success! Music and laughter could be heard around the block on Thursday, August 30th 2018 as friends and neighbours gathered together to celebrate the closing of another great summer in Halifax’s [...]

11 09, 2018

Summer-end Community YMCA BBQ

There was a lot of fun to be had at our end-of-summer Community YMCA BBQ, and it was certainly had by all! To introduce our new Community YMCA Director, Irvine Carvery, we welcomed people from all parts of our community to come out and connect with each other, over some delicious (and more importantly) free food.   The event fed [...]

28 08, 2018

Back to School Dance and Fundraiser!

              Earlier this month our YMCA Youth Community Action Network (YCAN) and YMCA Head Start participants from the Community Y went deep sea fishing as a part of their eight-week program that focuses on leadership skills development and volunteer opportunities within the YMCA. This summer the youth participated [...]

27 08, 2018

YMCA Nova Scotia Works Peace Week

The YMCA Nova Scotia Works centres of Greater Halifax and Dartmouth, advocate for all community members that are interested in finding new and alternative employment options. We work to bridge the connection between employers and prospective employees, our clients, by providing a compassionate and safe environment where all stakeholders are able to feel welcomed and [...]

14 08, 2018

Abilities in Motion Member Stands Proud

Abilities in Motion (AIM) Member, John Kenyon, hosted a barbecue at the Nova Scotia Rehabilitation Centre to thank the YMCA staff, volunteers and other AIM members for their continued support as he continues towards the recovery of a spinal fracture. This is a photo of John standing at the barbecue, he said he wanted to thank [...]

6 07, 2018

Press Release: YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth Releases Statement of Reconciliation

June 21, 2018 (Halifax, NS)– The YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth is proud to announce its Statement of Reconciliation on National Indigenous Peoples Day. The Statement was unanimously approved by all YMCAs in Canada and strengthens our dedication to reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples and communities in Canada. It is reflective of the YMCA Federation’s commitment to [...]

26 01, 2018

Press Release: YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth announces new Chief Operating Officer, Lorrie Turnbull

HALIFAX, NS – January 26, 2018 – After undergoing an extensive search for a new Chief Operating Officer, the YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth announced that Lorrie Turnbull will fill the role. Lorrie has a proven track record as a senior YMCA manager. Her start with the YMCA began in 1995, bringing with her a Bachelors [...]

10 11, 2017

Press Release: YMCA cornerstone a milestone for an important project!

HALIFAX, NS- Today Premier Stephen McNeil and Member of Parliament for Halifax Andy Fillmore helped the YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth unveil the cornerstone of its new John W. Lindsay YMCA facility on the corner of South Park and Sackville Streets. The project is possible due in part to $10 million in joint federal-provincial funding from [...]