This takes “shopping for votes” too far. Having citizenship ceremonies for one particular community, religious or not, takes away the power and symbolism of new Canadians of different origins and faiths, coming together to join the “Canadian family.” 441 more words
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WATCH ABOVE: Canada Day fireworks lit up the sky over Edmonton Wednesday night. Here are the highlights.
EDMONTON – Thousands of people took part in Canada Day festivities across the country and here in the Capital Region Wednesday. 430 more words
WATCH ABOVE: Twenty-nine new citizens celebrated a special Canada Day with their families at Global Calgary’s studios.
CALGARY – Twenty-nine new citizens celebrated a special Canada Day with their families at Global Calgary’s studios on Wednesday morning. 221 more words
Mitra and Mojgan, two sisters who immigrated to the US from Iran, recently became US citizens. Mitra naturalized first in a ceremony at Cortland’s Supreme Courthouse, while her younger sister Mojgan, naturalized this May at Tompkins County’s ceremony. 629 more words