Annual General Meeting – 2024

Date: Friday, May 31st, 2024 Time: 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM (ADT) Location: Black Cultural Centre(10 Cherry Brook Road, Cherry Brook, NS, B2Z 1A8)

May 6, 2024 0

Black Health & Wellness Event

Check out this Black Health and Wellness Event in Truro on May 16, featuring a variety of services provided in a culturally competent space. Full details: #blackexcellence #nshealth #novascotia #blackhealthmatters #HealthCanada #health #blackmentalhealth #canada #mentalhealth #mentalhealthmatters #MensHealthMatters #womenempowerment

May 3, 2024 0

Black Life – Untold Stories

Join us Thursday, May 2nd for an exclusive event to celebrate the groundbreaking series “Black Life Untold Stories.” This event will take place at Paul O’Regan Hall at the Halifax Central Library. Doors open at 6:30 pm. #blackhealthmatters #nshealth #health #novascotia #blackexcellence

May 2, 2024 0

Community Healing Circle

The Community Mobilization Team (CMT) will be holding a Community Healing Circle on Wednesday, May 1st from 6:30 – 8:00 pm in Cherry Brook at the Graham Creighton Junior Highschool. Community members who are seeking healing are invited to attend for an opportunity to share, receive support, and learn coping strategies to build personal and…
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April 26, 2024 0

African Nova Scotian Health Strategy

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 of the strategy is to create equitable health care, services and programs and to lower the level of health disparities. The voice of the…
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March 19, 2018 0

HAAC in the News

Have you heard about HAAC in the news lately?  HAAC, with support from Nova Scotia’s Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage Canada 150 Forward Fund, has a project called “Second Chances” to support former inmates and their families. Take a read here –

August 4, 2017 0

New Black MDs – Grad Profile

The Dalhousie Medical School Class of 2017 includes the largest-ever group of medical students of African descent to graduate from Dalhousie. The Dal News story, Grads profile: Ready to lead and make a difference, highlights the achievements of Cinera States, Stefan Allen and their classmates and celebrate the success of our PLANS Program (Promoting Leadership…
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May 29, 2017 0

2018 AGM

2018 Annual General Meeting HAAC will hold its Annual General Meeting on Saturday, June 23rd at 1:30pm – 4:30pm. The AGM will be held at the North Branch Library, Gottingen St., Halifax. Current members, new members, and friends are all welcome. Please RSVP at If you would like to become a member please complete a…
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May 19, 2017 0

PLANS 2017 Summer Programming for Youth

Youth Summer Programs Promoting Leadership in health for African Nova Scotians (PLANS) is looking for African Nova Scotian youth to participate in summer programming!  PLANS will offer a Health Science Summer Camp in Halifax, Sydney, and Antigonish for Grades 8-11; and the PLANS Prep Institute (PPI) for Grades 10-12.  

April 5, 2017 0

Job Posting: Matter of Black Health

Job Title: Health Coach Location: Dartmouth + Offsite Temporary, Full Time Close Date: April 15, 2017 Job Overview The Matter of Black Health project is an exciting partnership between the Health Association of African Canadians, Diabetes Canada (the Canadian Diabetes Association) and the Medavie Health Foundation. The project will leverage a proven health coaching model into…
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February 25, 2017 0