Citizenship Week: May 17 to 23, 2021
Every year, we take a week to celebrate the rights and responsibilities shared by all Canadian citizens. During Citizenship Week, Canadians across the country and around the world show their pride in their history, culture, achievements and shared citizenship.
How to celebrate Citizenship Week
Watch a video (virtual) oath ceremony to launch the 2021 Citizenship Week!
The ceremony includes special appearances by
- The Honourable Marco E. L. Mendicino (Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship)
- Colonel Chris Hadfield
- Gurdeep Pandher
- Grandmother Kim Wheatley
- Reeny Smith, performing our national anthem
This ceremony is hosted by our partner, the Institute for Canadian Citizenship.
You can also use the hashtag #MyCitizenship to share your citizenship story and Canadian pride on
Be active in your community
Get involved with your community to make Canada a stronger and more inclusive country.
Due to COVID-19, we ask that you
- participate virtually in your community if possible
- be sure to follow public health guidelines
Learn about Indigenous peoples
Find out more about Indigenous peoples and cultures.
See inspiring stories of immigrants making a difference in our communities.
Other ways to celebrate
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