Timing considerations for citizenship ceremonies during elections
This section contains policy, procedures and guidance used by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada staff. It is posted on the Department’s website as a courtesy to stakeholders.
August 22, 2018
Minor updates have been made regarding the presence of elected officials at citizenship ceremonies during election periods:
- Incumbent members or political candidates can be present at ceremonies but cannot participate.
- Municipal election periods may not be clear; contact NHQ for guidance.
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