Pakistani Canadian Association of Nova Scotia

PCANS is the association of Canadians, residents, and students of Pakistani origin in Nova Scotia. It is setup to bring the Pakistani community together and organize events and programs that help the community in general, as well as to create inter community relationships with other sections of the society.

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Building a strong community

Giving back to the community

We are here to provide help to the Pakistani community living in Nova Scotia especially Halifax.

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Creating Lifelong Memories

Create memories by visiting one of our events and connecting with the community.

We are a team of passionate people

We have set our agenda to help Pakistani people living in Canada and other diverse cultures to come together and spread peace and harmony.

Executive Council

  1. Abeer Ali - Chief Marketing & Procurement Officer

  2. Ahsen Hussain, Dr. - Chief Community Services Officer

  3. Afshan Memon - Chief Communication & Event Sales Officer

  4. Asad Masood - President Dalhousie Pakistani Student Association

  5. Faisal Abbas - Treasurer / CFO

  6. Farhan Pir Muhammad - President / CEO

  7. Hammad Mohiy ud Din - Secretary / Chief Welfare Affairs Officer

  8. Ismat Hussain- Vice-President / COO

  9. Jarret Rodriguez - Chief Volunteer Management Officer

  10. Muhammad Ali Raza - Past Vice President & Executive Council Member

  11. Rana Zaman - Past President & Executive Council Member

  12. Sahar Ahmed - Chief Event Management Officer

  13. Taqiuddin Hashmi - Chief Settlement Affairs Officer

Board of Directors:

Abeer Ali

Afshan Memon

Ahsen Hussain, Dr.

Asad Masood

Faisal Abbas - Treasurer

Farhan Pir Muhammad - President

Hammad Mohiy ud Din - Secretary

Ismat Hussain - Vice President

Sahar Ahmed

Taqiuddin Hashmi