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July 23, 2018

Peace by Chocolate will soon be selling their products in Sobeys stores across the country, including their special edition Pride Flag Bars while supplies last. A dollar from each Pride-themed chocolate bar will go to Phoenix Youth Programs. Learn more about this exciting retail announcement on CTV News.

July 05, 2018

The Nova Scotia Government announced a $1.5 million dollar investment in arts and culture projects through the Culture Innovation Fund. The Art Factory, a partner project between Phoenix Youth Programs and the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University (NSCAD), will receive $80,000.

Click to read the full story by NASCAD University Relations.

June 28, 2018

Peace by Chocolate is spreading messages of love and inclusion with their pride bars that have captured global attention. We’re honoured that they’ve chosen to partner with Phoenix.

Click to read the full story in The Star Halifax.

June 21, 2018

A new blog post from our community friend Deborah Woolway. Deborah wanted to get a firsthand look at the work of our programs. Using her skills as a writer and journalist, Deborah set out to tell the story of Phoenix through her personal blog. For her latest post, she visited the Phoenix Learning and Employment Centre.

Read Deborah’s blog Phoenix: A House and So Much More.