Wave 83 – The Maritimes

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This issue covers the Atlantic Canada provinces, known as the Maritimes. Arthur Vianna interviews Rosana Barbosa, university professor and writer who tells us about her professional career in Canada and how she got to Halifax.

Christian Pedersen summarizes the top touristic spots of each of the three provinces: PEI, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. Eric Major addresses a subject little known to many, the Pier 21 in Halifax, gateway for European immigrants, pioneers in Canada. And following up on the immigration subject, Rosemary Baptista gives a historical overview of the beginning of the Portuguese presence in Nova Scotia.

Other subjects covered here, related to the region: The Atlantic Immigration Pilot immigration program; the literary work of Ligia Carvalho, a Brazilian writer who resides in Woodstock, New Brunswick.

For the ones who are visiting or living in Halifax and “missing the taste of Brazil”, visit the bakery of Elaine Sphair, a Brazilian from Curitiba who, with only two years of Canada, managed to realize her professional dream.
Flavia Zancope, a legal specialist, presents tips on how to deal with the Canadian bureaucracy by addressing the topic of “Representation Agreement”. 

The recipe for this edition? Lobster cream, of course, a typical recipe from the region.

Be sure to check out the Marketplace section. We are always updating the list of professionals and services that “speak Portuguese”. Support the Luso-Brazilian communities in Canada, after all, we all speak the same language!

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