VANCOUVER, Feb. 12, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honourable Marco E. L. Mendicino, P.C., M.P., Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship and the Canadian Club of Vancouver, will host a special citizenship ceremony to welcome 50 new citizens. The ceremony will commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Vancouver 2010 Olympics and occurs during Flag Week 2020.
On February 15, 1965, Canada's national flag was raised for the first time. In the fifty-five years since that day, millions of Canadians have taken enormous pride in everything the flag represents. Worldwide, the red maple leaf remains a powerful symbol of equality, diversity and inclusion.
Date: Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Time: 11:00 a.m. (local time)
Vancouver Convention Centre - East Building
Meeting Rooms 1-3
999 Canada Place
Vancouver, British Columbia
- Andrea Shaw, Founder – TTG Canada
Notes for media:
- Media should arrive no later than 10:45 a.m.
- Photography and video/audio recording are permitted during and after the ceremony.
SOURCE Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
For further information: (media only): Media Relations, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, 613-952-1650, [email protected]; John Harder, Account Executive, Vancouver Convention Centre, 604-647-7280, [email protected]