OTTAWA, Oct. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - To celebrate Canada's Citizenship Week 2014, Minister of State Tim Uppal, on behalf of Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister, Chris Alexander, and the Vancouver Canucks, will welcome 13 new citizens at a special citizenship ceremony at Rogers Arena.
Canada's Citizenship Week (October 13-19) is a celebration of Canadian history, traditions, culture, values and pride. It provides Canadians with an opportunity to reflect on what it means to be Canadian, including our rights and responsibilities.
An online interactive map of Citizenship Week ceremonies being held across the country is available.
DATE: Saturday, October 18, 2014
TIME: 2:30 p.m. (local time)
Rogers Arena (Legends Suite)
Photography and video are permitted during the ceremony.
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, [email protected]