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Media Advisory - Edmonton Eskimos kick-off CFL Diversity is Strength campaign by welcoming 50 new Canadians before Saturday's game

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Media Advisory - Edmonton Eskimos kick-off CFL Diversity is Strength campaign by welcoming 50 new Canadians before Saturday's game

Canada NewsWire

EDMONTON, Aug. 16, 2018 /CNW/ - Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, in partnership with the Edmonton Eskimos and the Canadian Football League (CFL) will host a special citizenship ceremony at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton and will welcome 50 new citizens.

This citizenship ceremony will be the first of 3 ceremonies hosted by the CFL in celebration of the league's Diversity is Strength campaign. Other special citizenship ceremonies will be hosted by the Montréal Alouettes, on August 24, and by the British Columbia Lions, on August 25.

Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018

Time: 5:00 p.m. (local time)

Place
The Quarterback Club—Commonwealth Stadium
11000 Stadium Road
Edmonton, AB
T5H 4E2

Notes for media

  • Media interested in the ceremony should register in advance with the Edmonton Eskimos Football Club contact below.
  • Photography and video are permitted during the ceremony.

 

SOURCE Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

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