New Canadians from around the world will get their citizenship at Brock ceremony

MEDIA RELEASE: 2 August 2019 – R00124

Community members are invited to attend as 25 people, each having taken their own unique journey, become Canadian citizens during a ceremony at Brock University’s main campus next week.

Hosted by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, the event takes place at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 7 in the Goodman School of Business Atrium.

The citizenship candidates, who come from eight different countries, will celebrate alongside their families, supporters and local dignitaries. Brock Professor Emerita Dorothy Griffiths, who is also a Brock alumna (BA ’73), will preside over the ceremony.

After the Oath of Citizenship is completed, a reception for the new Canadians and their guests will be held in the atrium.

What: Canadian citizenship ceremony

When: Wednesday, Aug. 7, 10 a.m.

Where: Goodman School of Business Atrium, Brock University

For more information or for assistance arranging interviews: 

* Maryanne Firth, Writer/Editor, Brock University, 905-688-5550 x4420 or 289-241-8288

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