Citizenship and Immigration Canada

Citizenship and Immigration Canada

July 13, 2009 10:05 ET

Media Advisory/REMINDER: Parliamentary Secretary Alice Wong to Attend Citizenship Ceremony Hosted by Vanoc

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 13, 2009) - 32 immigrants representing 13 different countries will be sworn in as Canadian citizens at a citizenship ceremony attended by Dr. Alice Wong, Parliamentary Secretary to the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism.

The ceremony will be hosted by Citizenship and Immigration Canada, in partnership with the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Federal Secretariat, Canadian Heritage and the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC).

Presiding over the ceremony will be Citizenship Judge George Gibault. The platform party will include Parliamentary Secretary Wong and VANOC CEO John Furlong.



DATE: July 13, 2009

TIME : 10:00 am

LOCATION: VANOC Offices
3585 Gravely St.
Vancouver, BC

Contact Information

  • Citizenship and Immigration Canada
    Alykhan Velshi
    Minister's Office
    Alykhan.Velshi@cic.gc.ca
    or
    Citizenship and Immigration Canada
    BC/Yukon Region
    Ben Letts
    604-666-8408
    or
    VANOC Communications
    Greg Alexis
    604-403-1627
    Greg_Alexis@vancouver2010.com
    or
    Office of the Honourable Gary Lunn, P.C., M.P
    Minister of State (Sport)
    Michelle Yao
    819-934-3411