Why is sharing your Thanksgiving dinner with a newcomer a great idea?


For new immigrant families, coming to a new place can be the most challenging time in their lives. Once here, many newcomers want to feel included in their new community. Being invited to dinner with a Nova Scotia family is a gesture that can make a newcomer family or international student feel welcome and optimistic about the new society they've chosen to become a part of. Having someone over for dinner may see like a small gesture, but it can have a huge impact on the experience of a newcomer to Nova Scotia. This kind of kindness can make a difference to Nova Scotia's out-migration of talented newcomers to other parts of Canada.

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