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Toronto, Jan 28 (Canadian-Media): Ruby Sahota, Member of Parliament for Brampton North had welcomed 100 new Canadian citizens earlier this week at a special citizenship ceremony on behalf of Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC),at IRCC Mississauga, media reports said.
After reaffirming her own oath for citizenship with these 100 new citizens, Sahota spoke with them who were from 29 different parts of the world, and different backgrounds and of all ages.
“This past year - 2017 - we marked the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation and we celebrated a nation that embraces equality and respect for all, because this is where diversity is regarded as a strength. As you take the oath and become Canadian citizens today, I have no doubt that you will contribute to Canada in your own way, continuing the great legacy of those who came before you,” Sahota was reported to state while addressing new citizens.
(Reporting by Asha Bajaj)