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As Canadian as? 39 sworn in as citizens before Peterborough hockey game

Fatima Zahra, 14, came to Canada from Bangladesh with her family five years ago.  On Thursday, she along with her parents and younger brother officially became Canadian citizens. 247 more words


'Now I belong': 31 people become Canadian citizens in Halifax

The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic played host to 31 people as they became Canadian citizens on Monday.

Yashita Ghore, 8, from India, performed a Scottish Highland dance to a crowd of dozens as a celebration of the then-impending Canadian citizenship ceremony. 275 more words


First-person account of the naturalization interview and ceremony

On Tuesday January 30, 2018 I became a US citizen. I submitted Form N-400 just before Christmas of 2016, and completed biometrics in early 2017. Then, I waited. 1,379 more words

Citizenship ceremony at Saskatoon Blades game welcomes 30 new Canadians

It was an exciting time on the ice for a group of new Canadians on Sunday afternoon.

A citizenship ceremony took place in front of around 4,500 Western Hockey League (WHL) fans at SaskTel Centre. 179 more words


'I have a country now': Canada's newest citizens get sworn-in during Dartmouth ceremony

There was a point in his young life when Iraq-born Ibrahim Ibrahim, was deprived of hope for a healthy future.

“Living as a refugee means you have no rights.

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On Citizenship

The unexpectedly moving experience of watching forty strangers become fellow citizens and compatriots at a UK citizenship ceremony

“Citizenship is more than an individual exchange of freedoms for rights; it is also membership in a body politic, a nation, and a community” 1,666 more words

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‘I wanted a place to call home’: 60 new Canadians take citizenship oath in Toronto

The number of Canadian citizens grew by at least five dozen today, as a special citizenship ceremony was held in Toronto.

The Institute for Canadian of Citizenship, a national charity that aims to “inspire inclusion, create opportunities to connect, and encourage active citizenship,” organized the swearing-in ceremony at Corus Quay Thursday morning. 1,409 more words