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David’s Blog: Caught Off Guard

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Opening a copy of the Montreal Gazette yesterday morning, I was drawn to an article in the Opinion section titled ‘Becoming Canadian’. It was a superb piece of writing by an American, or rather American-Canadian, writer by the name of Elizabeth Adams.

In the short piece, Ms Adams provides details of the Canadian citizenship ceremony she attended last week, at which she took the oath of citizenship along with 299 other individuals from 70 countries. She had first moved to Montreal in 2006 before becoming a permanent resident. Now, after satisfying the requirements for citizenship, she was becoming a part of the Canadian family. >>Read more . . .