21ST METROPOLIS CANADA CONFERENCE
DAY 1 - Thursday, MArch 21st
Metropolis Welcoming Reception: The Canada Lecture & Visit to Pier 21
Thursday, March 21, 2019. 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21
Please join us for the 2019 Metropolis Welcoming Reception, hosted at Pier 21. This year’s reception will include a walk-through tour of the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21. This will be followed by a reception and the Canadian Race Relations Foundation’s (CRRF) annual Canada Lecture, featuring the inspiring entrepreneur and peacekeeping advocate Tareq Hadhad, founder of Peace by Chocolate.
*Note: Bus transportation from the Halifax Convention Centre to Pier 21 will be available (one-way only).
FREE EVENT - SPACE IS LIMITED TO 220 ATTENDEES - ONLINE REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Day 2 - Friday, March 22
A Gallery of Voices: Speaking Diversity Through Poetry
Friday, March 22nd, 2019. 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
City Hall, Halifax Hall
1841 Argyle Street (walking distance from the Convention Center)
Hosted by the Mayor of Halifax, Mike Savage, this event honours the International Day for the Elimination of Racism. Join poets, Afua Cooper, El Jones and Raymond Sewell, from the African Nova Scotian and Mi’kmaq communities as they give voice to issues of racism, inclusion, and diversity. The event will include a reception, poetry readings from local diverse spoken word artists, and networking.
FREE EVENT - SPACE IS LIMITED TO 100 ATTENDEES - ONLINE REGISTRATION REQUIRED