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What if the Magic of Christmas Could Travel With Us?

The end of the year is the most preferred time for most people. At least it may be for some people, but for others it is not the greatest time.

Some people consider Christmas time as a moment of sharing. A moment of the year when we go to see family and friends. This Christmas tradition changes from one country to another.

In this blog, I would like to talk about how Christmas happened at my home, and my childhood memories.

An Evening of Rejoicing - Filipinos Remember the Past, Celebrate the Present

It was the 20th of June, 2019, and it was the Filipino evening. Members of the Filipino Community in Halifax gathered at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 to celebrate their Heritage Month, their culture, their music and dance, and their identity. It was a night of exuberance, a night of pomp and splendor. Their colorful and traditional dress ‘baro at saya’, glittering in the light proclaimed that it was a special night, a night of jubilation.

Call Your Grandparents

One of the things I love most about working in the Scotiabank Family History Centre (SHFC) at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 is that every interaction is wildly different. But as diverse as our genealogy research can be, one thing that comes up constantly is the regret that people didn’t ask their family members about their lives and stories when they had the chance.