Recent News and Updates – View All News and Updates

Coronavirus COVID-19 – Updated March 30, 2020

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COVID-19 RELATED GOVERNMENT AND SOCIAL SUPPORTS HAAC is pleased to provide you with the information below regarding some of the current financial support programs being offered by both the Provincial…

Scholarship Opportunities

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2019 Scholarship Opportunities   This is a reminder of some of the upcoming scholarship opportunities for high school students. For additional information, please refer to the appropriate webpage by clicking the…

Black Mental Health Matters

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Come out and join us for a workshop on Mental Health Literacy.  It will take place Saturday March 30, 2019 @ the CANSA Office, Victoria Street, Amherst, NS.  If you are…

The African Nova Scotian Health Strategy Review

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The African Nova Scotian Health Strategy was created to hold conversations directly with People of African Descent in Nova Scotian to hear about their experiences with the healthcare system. The purpose…

Recent Research and Publications – View All Resources

Dr. David Williams – How Can Providers Reduce Unconscious Bias

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What is Implicit Bias

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Dr. David Williams – Is Racism Bad for Your Health

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Dr. Joy DeGruy – What is Post-Traumatic Slave Syndrome and the Effects

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About HAAC

The Health Association of African Canadians (HAAC) was formed in 2000 to address African Canadian health issues and the system inequities affecting health…

Our Community

HAAC has been able to develop connections in almost every Black community in Nova Scotia. This connection expands beyond the traditional, generational Black communities to include immigrant communities…

Research and Policy

The membership of HAAC is composed of laypeople, policy analysts, research and clinical practitioners. It is the team approach that lends HAAC a great deal of its strength…

Our Invitation

We invite you to join us and become involved with our activities. You will have the opportunity to make a difference!