Minister Hussen and former Prime Minister of Canada Jean Chrétien participate in a citizenship ceremony at the National Arts Centre as part of Canada 150

Media Advisory

Ottawa, ON – In celebration of our nation’s 150th birthday, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship and The Right Honourable Jean Chrétien, former Prime Minister of Canada will welcome 50 new citizens at the National Arts Centre (NAC) in Ottawa.

Check out Canada 150 online for events being held across the country to celebrate this landmark anniversary.

During the year-long celebration Canadians across the country are encouraged to reaffirm their citizenship and share what citizenship means to them on social media using #MyCitizenship and #Canada150.

Date: Monday, September 25, 2017

Time: 9:30 a.m. (local time)

National Arts Centre
City Room
1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, Ontario
K1P 5W1

Note for media:

  • Photography and video are permitted during the ceremony.

For more information (media only):

Media Relations
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

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