beCOMING Canada

Interviews from the Passages
Canada Story Archive


Identity and Heritage

Nikki Jafari

Nikki, an Iranian-Canadian, surrounds herself with the vibrant cultural influences in her adopted city of Halifax and has made it her mission to showcase the area’s diversity.

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  • Jessica Walsh

    Jessica talks about growing up surrounded by tradition and family in St. John’s, Newfoundland and reflects on how Canadian identity is evolving.

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  • Dinuk Wijeratne

    Dinuk, a composer and conductor from Sri Lanka, talks about adjusting to a new pace of life in Halifax and reflects on his personal definition of what it means to be Canadian.

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