Citizenship Week: May 23 to 29, 2022
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 oath ceremony (virtual citizenship ceremony) live on Friday, May 27 at 12 pm Eastern time!
The ceremony includes special appearances by
- The Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship
- Judge Marie Senécal-Tremblay
- Grandmother Kim Wheatley, a traditional Anishinaabe Grandmother
- Tesicca Truong, co-founder of CityHive
- Kristin Fung, singer, keyboardist, composer (anthem singer)
- Michelle Kwan, Guzheng performer (ancient Chinese harp player)
- Melanie Wadey, Events Manager at the Institute for Canadian Citizenship
This ceremony is hosted by the Institute for Canadian Citizenship.
Find out how to celebrate Canadian citizenship.
Learn why citizenship matters to new Canadians.
Reaffirm your commitment to Canada.
Find out more about Indigenous peoples and cultures.
Get a better understanding of Canadian identity, history, culture and symbols.
Get involved with your community to make Canada a stronger and more inclusive country.
Welcoming new citizens into our Canadian family: Your success is our success
Citizenship Judge Suzanne Carrière speaks of the importance of immigration, and of immigrants becoming Canadian citizens. Canada’s strength is its diverse population. Canada’s new citizens’ success is its success as a country.
This video is also available in HD on YouTube where you can leave a comment, share it on your social network or embed it into your site.
Share the celebration!
Use the hashtags #MyCitizenship and #ImmigrationMatters to share your story and Canadian pride.
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