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
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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
My family and I only recently became Canadian citizens in 2015. It was quite a process. Because my wife and I travelled a lot for work, myself for Scotiabank operations in Latin America and my wife as a Principal Actuary consulting with governments on their national insurance and pension plans, Citizenship and Immigration Canada just had lots of questions for us. 305 more words