Citizenship and Immigration Canada

Citizenship and Immigration Canada

May 17, 2010 15:40 ET

Minister Kenney Announces New Citizenship Judge Appointment

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 17, 2010) - Today the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, announced the appointment of Mr. Crist Geronikolos as a Citizenship Judge in Scarborough for a three-year part-time term.

Judge Geronikolos is active in the Greek community and serves concurrently as the President of the Canadian Hellenic Congress and Vice-President of the Greek Community of Toronto. Prior to his appointment, Judge Geronikolos worked for the past 20 years at a number of life insurance companies in southern Ontario. He also has a designation as an Elder Planning Counselor.

Citizenship judges are responsible for making decisions with regard to citizenship applications, presiding over citizenship ceremonies and administering the oath of citizenship to new citizens.

Contact Information

  • Citizenship and Immigration Canada
    Minister's Office
    Alykhan Velshi
    or
    Citizenship and Immigration Canada
    Communications Branch
    Media Relations
    613-952-1650
    CIC-Media-Relations@cic.gc.ca