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30 06, 2017

Government Invests $10 Million in New John W. Lindsay YMCA

On April 26th 2017 the governments of Canada and Nova Scotia announced that they would be offering $5 million in funding each towards the new John W. Lindsay YMCA facility, in support of building a stronger, healthier community for all, through the New Building Canada Fund. It was an historic moment for the YMCA and the new [...]

30 06, 2017

Paying it Forward

For capital campaign donor and long-time Y volunteer Robert Richardson, the strength of the new John W. Lindsay YMCA facility lies in its embodiment of the organization’s long-standing commitment to serving all members of the community – especially youth. Robert is drawn to the YMCA’s emphasis on communities and health in spirit, mind and body, a [...]

30 06, 2017

Embracing Multiculturalism

At a recent Multicultural Festival, hosted at Fairview Junior High School, students and teachers got to know more about the world they live in. Our YMCA School Settlement staff and participants helped to organize the event. The festivities began with a delicious feast of cuisine from all around the globe. The international students each picked a [...]

27 06, 2017

PRESS RELEASE: RBC Supports Community and Youth Through YMCA Capital Campaign

For Immediate Release HALIFAX, NS – June 27, 2017 – RBC is committing $125,000 to the YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth Capital Campaign in support of the vision to help ensure that the YMCA is able to expand its capacity to welcome all members of our community and bring people together – helping them build networks and [...]

20 06, 2017

The Ultimate Canadian Experience

June 20, 2017 Ahmad Al-Helwani will soon embark on a four-day trip to Ottawa for the ultimate Canadian experience! The 12-year old Syrian refugee and his family – his mother, father, sister and brother – left Damascus in 2014 to escape the war. They spent two years in Cairo, Egypt before being selected to come [...]