Media invitation: Citizenship ceremony on a ship: 31 people from 13 different
countries are taking the oath of citizenship in Trois-Rivières

TROIS-RIVIÈRES, QC, Sept. 22 /CNW Telbec/ - Media representatives are invited to a special Citizenship ceremony as part of the activities marking the 375th anniversary of the City of Trois-Rivières.

    Date :       Wednesday, September 23, 2009
    Time:        10:30 a.m.

    Location :   Frigate HMCS Ville de Québec
                 Harbourfront Park, Terminal 3,
                 Du Fleuve Street,
                 Trois-Rivières, Québec

    Details: 32 new citizens from 13 different countries, Bangladesh,
    Belgium, Chili, Germany, China, Colombia, Ecuador, France, Morocco, Peru,
    Romania, Russia, Tunisia

We are celebrating today the Oath Taking of 32 new Canadian citizens on the occasion of the 375th anniversary of the City of Trois-Rivières, in the presence of His Honour, the Honourable Pierre Duchesne, Lieutenant Governor of Québec. The Frigate HMCS Ville de Québec berthed at the quay in Trois-Rivières will host this special citizenship ceremony. The presiding officer will be citizenship Judge, Mr. Alain Gariépy.

SOURCE Citizenship and Immigration Canada

For further information: For further information: For media inquiries: Nancy Caron, Regional Communications Directorate, Citizenship and Immigration Canada, (514) 283-3180, (514) 774-4385,

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