Delivers the Oath of Citizenship for the first time
December 12, 2015 – Aurora, ON – Today at the York Regional Police Headquarters, the Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, welcomed 100 new Canadians from 28 countries at a special citizenship ceremony in honour of International Human Rights Day, which occurred earlier this week.
For the first time, Minister McCallum delivered the Oath of Citizenship to new Canadians.
The ceremony was held in conjunction with the York Regional Police. It was presided over by Citizenship Judge Albert Wong and included several dignitaries, including Chief Eric Jolliffe, York Regional Police, Staff Sergeant Tony Browne, York Regional Police, Patricia Cousins, Chairperson of the Welcome Centre Principal Partners Group, and Renata Brum Bozzi, Senior Citizenship Judge.