In this commentary, based on remarks to the Annual Celebration of Lebanese Independence Day, AIMS Board member Wadih M. Fares discusses the benefits of immigration to Nova Scotia, drawing on the Lebanese community in Halifax as a successful example.


Fares tells the story of Lebanese emigration across the world, emphasizing the specific success found in the Halifax example. Addressing the challenges that the Lebanese community has faced in many different places, he concludes that the easier immigration process to Canada has created a remarkable immigration phenomenon for the country.


Family Matters; the Lebanese Success Story sheds light on the Nova Scotian Lebanese example, illustrating the benefits of immigration on many levels, including cultural, political, philanthropic and entrepreneurial.

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