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2016 Multicultural Gala

Join us for the 2016 Multicultural Holiday Gala, our annual celebration of culture in the Maritimes. Featuring dynamic performances and delicious food. Don't miss out: Saturday, Dec. 10 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are available at the ADAM office, and can be purchased online.

New Year's Day: Free Soccer!

Play all day, for no pay! Join us on Jan. 1, 2017 for this unique event. All ages and skill levels welcome.

Soccer Poster

ADAM in the News

UN working group

ADAM took part in a session hosted by a UN Working Group focused on addressing issues facing people of African descent in Canada. Find out what role ADAM played in the session and the group's findings.


ADAM is a not-for-profit organization that aims to settle African newcomers.

We are initiating an ongoing “Free Shop” series, and we are looking for donations to help families in need. We are asking the community to give to those who need our help at this time. We are looking for donations of:

  • Children's clothing (newborn and up) -Women’s clothing
  • Men’s clothing - Toys - Kitchen items

Donations can be dropped off Monday through Friday at 3200 Kempt Road, Halifax, NS, Suite 202. For more information please call 902.404.3670.

English Group Discussion

We welcome you to engage 
in our Meet & Greet English Discussion Group

ADAM Is providing a free English Group Discussion for six weeks, twice a week. The starting date is scheduled for September 12, 2016 from 10 p.m.-2 p.m. at the ADAM Office, located at 3200 Kempt Rd, Suite 202, Halifax NS, B3K 4X1. Please register at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 902.404.3670. Registration deadline is September 9, 2016.


ADAM, in collaboration with the Department of Labour and Advanced Education, is offering free professional development courses: PROJECT MANAGEMENT and LEADERSHIP. These courses are designed to enhance the capacity of participants to perform well at their currents jobs, be more marketable, seek professional and career advancement as well as find new jobs in their areas of interest.

  • Duration: 12 weeks (40 hours) per course
  • Time: 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., once a week per course
  • Starting date: Leadership - Wednesday, October 12, 2016
  • Starting date: Project Management - Monday, October 17, 2016
  • Location: AWENS (Association of Workplace Educators of Nova Scotia), 3667 Strawberry Hill Street, Suite 107, Halifax, NS B3K 2X5

Registration is open now at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 902.404.3670.

Assistant Vice-President, Human Resources

Dalhousie University is Atlantic Canada’s leading research-intensive university and a driver of the region’s intellectual, social and economic development. Located in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia, with an Agricultural Campus in Truro/Bible Hill, Dalhousie is a truly national and international university, with more than half of our 18,500 students coming from outside of the province. Our 6,000 faculty and staff foster a vibrant, purpose-driven community, poised to celebrate 200 years of academic excellence in 2018.

Dalhousie students and faculty engage in learning and discovery across our 12 faculties — whether in the classroom or in the more than $135 million in research we conduct each year with hospitals, industry, governments, non-profit agencies and universities around the globe. Whether it’s our passion for teaching and learning, our commitment to the highest levels of research, our priority for diversity and inclusiveness, or our dedication to serving local, national and international needs, the Dalhousie community is united in our quest to make a lasting impact on our world.

Dalhousie’s Assistant Vice-President, Human Resources (AVP, HR) leads, plans and directs the full range of HR functions and services including HR information and analysis, payroll, insured benefits and pension administration, compensation, employee relations, academic staff relations, and talent management, including recruitment, organizational health, and training and development. Reporting to the Vice-President, Finance and Administration and a key member of the senior administrative team, the AVP, HR is a strategic HR advisor to leaders across the University and a role model for Dalhousie’s values. Accountable for ensuring that HR strategy and service is aligned with the University’s strategic objectives and supportive of the academic mission, the AVP, HR works in collaborative partnership with academic, administrative and HR leaders across the University. In pursuit of excellent customer service, efficiency and contemporary HR practice, the AVP, HR promotes the identification and supports the introduction of new and enhanced policies, systems and practices and fosters the development of capacity and capability of the HR team.