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Australia hosts special citizenship ceremony

Australia yesterday held a special citizenship ceremony at Canberra’s Manuka Oval during the women’s one-day international between Australia’s Southern Stars and India.

It is the third time a cricket match in the country has hosted a citizenship ceremony in the past few months. 251 more words


Penticton man finally becomes a Canadian after clerical error

PENTICTON — Martyn Lewis has been dreaming of becoming a Canadian citizen ever since he moved to the country six years ago. Finally, at Tuesday’s citizenship ceremony, that dream has come true. 360 more words


Citizenship Ceremony at Hastings District Council

Kids loved the lambs and caps,
just part of the family affair at a Citizenship Ceremony at Hastings District Council on 16 December , 2015. 16 more words

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Canada welcomes 100 new citizens at special ceremony

On Friday, Canada’s new, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, John McCallum, oversaw his first citizenship ceremony in honour of International Human Rights Day.

The ceremony was held at York Regional Police Headquarters, and saw 100 people from 28 countries sworn in as new Canadians. 247 more words


Breakfast Buzz: Oath to the Queen in the Canadian citizenship ceremony

SASKATOON – A soon-to-be-Canadian citizen has stirred up conversation about Canada’s ties to the British monarchy after announcing his plans to take back the mandatory oath of allegiance to the Queen immediately after his citizenship ceremony. 129 more words


Citizenship Ceremony at Hastings District Council

Hastings’ newest citizens swearing the oath of allegiance at a Citizenship Ceremony at Hastings District Council this week.
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Liberals drop legal bid to ban niqab at citizenship ceremonies

The governing Liberals have withdrawn a legal effort by the previous Conservative government to ban the niqab at citizenship ceremonies.

Under Stephen Harper, the previous government had hoped to persuade the Supreme Court of Canada to hear its case for striking down lower-court rulings that allowed women to wear the niqab — a face covering used by some Muslim women — at citizenship ceremonies. 549 more words