EDMONTON, Aug. 16, 2018 /CNW/ - Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, in partnership with the Edmonton Eskimos and the Canadian Football League (CFL) will host a special citizenship ceremony at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton and will welcome 50 new citizens.
This citizenship ceremony will be the first of 3 ceremonies hosted by the CFL in celebration of the league's Diversity is Strength campaign. Other special citizenship ceremonies will be hosted by the Montréal Alouettes, on August 24, and by the British Columbia Lions, on August 25.
Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time: 5:00 p.m. (local time)
The Quarterback Club—Commonwealth Stadium
11000 Stadium Road
Notes for media
- Media interested in the ceremony should register in advance with the Edmonton Eskimos Football Club contact below.
- Photography and video are permitted during the ceremony.
SOURCE Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
For further information: (media only) Media Relations, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, 613-952-1650, IRCC.COMMMediaRelations-RelationsmediasCOMM.IRCC@cic.gc.ca; Cliff Fewings, Communications Coordinator, Edmonton Eskimos Football Club, 780-448-1519, Cliff.Fewings@esks.com