Intercultural Barriers and Solutions

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Intercultural Barriers and Solutions

Join ISANS and COVE for a two-part online workshop that will provide the tools and resources you need to hire newcomers and immigrants.


When and where

Date and time

Fri, Mar 11, 2022 10:00 AM - Mon, Mar 28, 2022 11:30 AM PST



About this event

March 11th | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Part I: In this workshop, we will work together to identify barriers that interfere with recruitment and interviewing effectively for immigrant newcomers and propose solutions.

March 28th | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Part II: This workshop is a sequel to the March 11th event and examines the barriers that interfere with onboarding and retaining immigrant newcomer talent and proposes solutions.

About the organizer

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COVE brings together people, ideas, industry, and research to help our community and members to work in new ways. Together, we are a catalyst in creating the world’s next practical, commercial and revolutionary ocean tech advances.

Located in Halifax, on the world’s second-largest natural harbour, COVE provides a place where start-ups, small and medium enterprises, large businesses, and post-secondary institutions can foster innovation and growth in the ocean sector with common-use infrastructure, including prototyping and testing facilities.

COVE features include:

  • Eight-acre site with 12 acres of accessible water lots
  • 53,120 sq. ft. of office, workshop and shared space, including on-site incubation facility
  • Direct harbour access with 2,850 ft. of wharf face, featuring two 300+ ft. finger piers
  • Shared mechanical and electronics prototyping and testing facilities
  • Water depth up to 50 ft.
  • Acres available for storage laydown assembly and mobilization
  • Secure, fenced compound
  • Connections to community and amenities

For more information on COVE, visit