Welcome a New Citizen!

Adrian is finally a Canadian Citizen! Today we went to watch him swear his oath of allegiance. Ninety-three people from thirty-five different countries were sworn in during the ceremony. The mayor of Edmonton, Stephen Mandel, and the Alberta Liberal Leader, Kevin Taft, were there as guests.

Unfortunately, we weren’t permitted to take photographs during the actual swearing in process.

Waiting for the ceremony to begin.
Kevin Taft
Stephen Mandel

The ceremony was held at the Arts and Convocation at the U of A


About Debbie

I am a stay at home mom of 2 energetic children. I homeschool them as well. I have a great husband who, after 7 years of working away from, finally has a job where he is home every night. We are trying to learn how to live together again along with adjusting to the lower pay that came along with the job change.
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11 Responses to Welcome a New Citizen!

  1. Steffi says:

    Congratulation for Adrian to be a canadian citizen now!

    Debbie,unfortunately I can´t see your pictures …


  2. Heather says:

    Congrats….I can’t see your pictures either…Debbie where are you from???

  3. G says:

    Very nice photos Debbie. Congratulations Adrian!!!!

    We’ll talk later…..

  4. Debbie says:

    Nice to see your comment, G!!

    Heather, I’m from here (Canada), but Adrian is from England. He’s lived here 17 years – that’s why I say “finally”.

  5. Robyn says:

    Hey neighbour! Congrats to Adrian! It took a while for my dad to get his citizenship as well (like after I was born so that would have meant that he was in Canada from England for 20 years before he did it but the rules were different then).

  6. Joy T. says:

    How wonderful, big congratulations to Adrian. The pictures are great too!

  7. Emma in Canada says:

    It took us 16 years to take the leap and become Canadians, and only did it then because my brother wanted to join the Reserves. Congrats to your husband!

  8. Steffi says:

    Very nice pictures and nice to see you all!

    :O) Steffi

  9. Sirdar says:

    You know…Adrain even looks more Canadian now 🙂

    Odd custom though…swearing to become a citizen?

    Doh…I just remembered you sent us an invite…need to find it again and reply.

  10. Debbie says:

    Hey Robyn!! So nice to see your comment.

    Thanks for everyone’s well wishes. I’ll be sure to pass them onto Adrian. 🙂

  11. PortraitofPeter says:

    Congratulations to Adrian – a proud moment for all of you too!!

    Wonderful photo’s too!!

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