Every few months a timetable clash
means the Citizenship Ceremony
and the asylum surgery converge.
From outside the council chamber,
as each new citizen is made, 125 more words
Over 70 people from 31 different countries became new Canadian citizens in Nanaimo yesterday. The Citizenship Ceremony was presided over by Justice Deborah Gray and attended by Nanaimo MLA Leonard Krog, Nanaimo/Ladysmith MP Sheila Malcolmson and Cowichan/Langford MP Alistair MacGregor. 8 more words
As we entered the restaurant, my friend visiting from California started giggling. Then laughing. A little too loudly, actually.
“What’s so funny?” I asked.
“That,” she said, pointing to a plaque on the wall: “It would be our pleasure to seat you.” 1,007 more words