OTTAWA, Feb. 10, 2015 /CNW/ - Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister, Chris Alexander, the Institute for Canadian Citizenship and the Toronto Raptors, will welcome 34 new citizens at a special citizenship ceremony on Raptors' Court at Air Canada Centre.
The new citizens will also be invited to watch the Toronto Raptors take on the Washington Wizards at 7:30 p.m. Prior to tip-off, Minister Alexander and the new Canadians will join the Raptors to take part in the singing of the national anthem.
DATE: Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Citizenship Ceremony: 2:15 p.m.
Air Canada Centre
40 Bay Street,
Ceremony: Lower Bowl/Raptors' Court
Reception: Crown Corner
Media Notes: Media is welcome to attend all event elements; please confirm attendance :
416.815.5924 | Akasha.DiTomasso@MLSE.com
Ceremony check-in: 1 – 2 p.m. at Gate 2
Anthem check-in: 7 p.m. at Gate 2b
SOURCE Citizenship and Immigration Canada
For further information: (media only): Kevin Menard, Minister's Office, Citizenship and Immigration Canada, 613-954-1064; Media Relations, Citizenship and Immigration Canada, National Headquarters, 613-952-1650, CIC-Media-Relations@cic.gc.ca; Akasha Di Tomasso, Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, 416-815-5924, Akasha.DiTomasso@MLSE.com