/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Becoming citizen on Quebec City's 400th birthday/

    QUEBEC CITY, June 27 /CNW Telbec/ - 400 new Canadian citizens will take
the oath of citizenship for the 400 anniversary of the founding of Québec City
on Canada Day, July 1st 2008

    Join the festivities underlining Canada Day and the 400th anniversary of
the founding of Québec City on July 1st: For the occasion, 400 immigrants from
all continents will take the oath of citizenship and become Canadian citizens.

    GUESTS: His Honour the Honourable Pierre Duchesne, Lieutenant Governor of

    The Honourable Josée Verner, Minister of Canadian Heritage, Status of
    Women and Official Languages and Minister for La Francophonie

    PRESIDING OFFICER: Michel Simard, Senior Citizenship Judge of the
    Citizenship Commission

    DATE:  July 1, 2008

    TIME:  4:30 p.m.

    PLACE: Quebec City Convention Centre, 1000 René-Lévesque blvd. East,
           Quebec City.

For further information:

For further information: (media only):  Jacqueline Roby (spokesperson),
Jacqueline.Roby@cic.gc.ca, (514) 774-4385; Media are invited to attend.
Photography and video recording is permitted

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