EDMONTON, Oct. 16, 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 Edmonton Oilers will welcome 12 new citizens at Rexall Place.
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: Friday, October 17, 2014
TIME: 2:15 p.m. (local time)
Rexall Place (Oiler's Dressing Room Door)
7424 118 Avenue
*Please enter via east main entrance
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]; Tim Shipton, Vice President, Communications, Edmonton Oilers, 780-909-8584, [email protected]