Carleton University to Host Special Citizenship Ceremony

Carleton, in partnership with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and the Institute for Canadian Citizenship, will host an enhanced citizenship ceremony for 40 people.

When: Tuesday, April 4, 2017. The citizenship ceremony begins at 10:45 a.m.
Where: Second Floor Conference Rooms and Atrium, Richcraft Hall (formerly River Building), Carleton University
Info: Registration for this event will be required on-site.

Media are invited to attend the citizenship ceremony at 10:45 a.m. The preceding roundtable discussions are closed to media.

Ceremony participants include Presiding Official George Springate, Ceremony Clerk Catherine McLaughlin, and Carleton President Roseann O’Reilly Runte.

The ceremony concludes with O Canada, led by the Carleton Chamber Singers. A reception will follow.

This event is being held during Carleton’s 75th anniversary celebrations.


About Carleton’s 75th Anniversary

Carleton’s 75th anniversary in 2017 celebrates the university’s commitment to giving back through education while pursuing contributions to the common good. These founding values are at the heart of the university’s focus on research, community partnerships and teaching excellence. Carleton students, faculty, staff and alumni are motivated by a desire to make their world a better place. And as the university marks a major milestone in Canada’s 150th anniversary year, we are showcasing the innovation and creativity of our collaborations. Because what’s good for Carleton is good for Canada and the world. It’s been a tradition for 75 years.


Media Contact
Steven Reid
Media Relations Officer
Carleton University
613-520-2600, ext. 8718

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