Iranian Cultural Society of Nova Scotia (ICS) is a registered not-for-profit, non-political and non-religious organization established and incorporated in 2002. Our mission is primarily to promote the Iranian culture and support the Iranian-Canadian community in Nova Scotia. Since establishment, and with the help of hundreds of Iranian and non-Iranian volunteers, ICS has performed numerous cultural activities in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
The mission of the ICS is to preserve and promote the Iranian culture, custom, art, literature and official language. The Society is independent of any political or religious motives and notions.
Operation of the ICS is based on a free and democratic election and protocol. All members will have the right to vote, express their views and criticism on Society related matters, and be nominated to run for an office of the Society. The Board of Directors (the Board) and its chairperson are accountable to the membership and would be obligated to respond to the legitimate concerns and requests of the membership.
WHAT WE DO
Promotion of the rich Iranian culture
Organizing Iranian celebrations
Organizing public events for the Iranian-Canadian community
Help Iranian-Canadians get involved in their community
Help Iranians settle in Nova Scotia and comfortably live and learn about the East Coast culture and heritage
You can view our bylaws here.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The board members of ICS are elected for a two-year term and the election happens at an annual general meeting. The elected board of the Iranian Cultural Society takes the leading role in organizing and pursuing cultural activities. Each board member can be nomi-nated and re-elected in two consecutive terms.
Members of the Iranian community are greatly encouraged to nominate themselves for the board positions. We acknowledge our board members and volunteers every year for all their contribution and efforts for helping advance our society.