TORONTO, June 29 /CNW/ - RBC is pleased to announce its support of this
year's Canada Day Citizenship Ceremonies at Harbourfront Centre, the first of
what RBC anticipates will become a year round tradition at other ceremonies
across the country.
DATE: Sunday, July 1, 2007
TIME: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Swearing-In Ceremony
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Welcome Reception hosted by RBC
LOCATION: Harbourfront Centre, Brigantine Room
WHAT: RBC will join Canada and Immigration officials in formally
welcoming 75 new citizens and will present each one with a
gift to commemorate the occasion.
WHO: Zabeen Hirji, Chief Human Resources Officer
Mark Whitmell, Director, Cultural Markets
WHY: "Our clients and our employees come from all over the world
which is why we are committed to the success of new
Canadians," says Zabeen Hirji. "It is a privilege to share
in this milestone with Canada's newest citizens as they
begin their journey as Canadians."
"RBC has been and continues to be very outspoken on the
important role immigration plays in Canada's social,
cultural and economic development," says Mark Whitmell. "We
are also challenging ourselves and others to do more to
support the success of new Canadians."
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: RBC is also the presenting sponsor of
Harbourfront Centre's World Routes 2007, a summer-long multicultural music
festival that also showcases local and national film, dance and crafts. RBC
will host the RBC Discovery Zone where visitors will be able to map their
cultural roots, answer interesting Canadian Trivia and enter a contest to win
a $1000 shopping spree at HBC, Future Shop or Esso.
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