Episode 5: Ian Shepherd – Owner, Right Start Newcomer Services


Ian Shepherd is the owner of Right Start Newcomer Services, a Halifax-based business that provides newcomers with English training, settlement information, city tours, settlement coaching, and business services.

Ian has been working with newcomers to Canada for over 15 years as an English instructor, curriculum developer, activities coordinator, and orientation coordinator.

He has a talent and passion for educating and helping new Canadians learn the ropes and make meaningful connections. Ian lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia, with his wife Michelle and cat, Gracie.

In his free time, he likes to read, run, travel, spend time with family and friends, and play video games.

Check him out @rightstartcanada

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