Refugee Profiles

Our community is home to and is made up of many talented, committed, connected and influential refugees and immigrants. Below are just a few of their stories.

Cape Breton Island: Unlikely Gateway to the West

Photo Essay by Cape Breton photographer, Steve Wadden

Ammar Tayeb, CBU Student, Future Cape Breton Entrepreneur

The Chronicle Herald, October 14, 2015

Stories from fifteen immigrants to Cape Breton

Rural-Urban Immigration Pilot Project for Cape Breton

A History of the St. Joseph’s Syrian and Lebanese Benevolent Society: Created in celebration of the 105th Anniversary of the St. Joseph’s Lebanese and Syrian Benevolent Society located in Sydney, Nova Scotia. The video highlights the more than 100 year history of the Lebanese and Syrian people of Cape Breton.

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