Citizenship ceremony hosted by S.U.C.C.E.S.S. welcomes 50 new Canadians

ON 12 MAY 2018.


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 10, 2018

Citizenship ceremony hosted by S.U.C.C.E.S.S. welcomes 50 new Canadians

Vancouver, BC– Fifty individuals became new Canadians at a citizenship ceremony held at the S.U.C.C.E.S.S. head office in Vancouver this morning. The ceremony was organized by Immigration, Citizenship and Refugees Canada Citizenship and marked S.U.C.C.E.S.S.’s first  time of hosting such an event at its headquarters since the location’s opening in 1998.

“We are honoured to host this citizenship ceremony and to bear witness to the significant moment at which 50 people’s lives changed forever,” said Queenie Choo, CEO of S.U.C.C.E.S.S. “Over the past 45 years, S.U.C.C.E.S.S.  has helped tens of thousands of immigrants to settle and achieve their full potential in Canada. Seeing these 50 people celebrate such a momentous step in their Canadian journey is particularly meaningful for us.”

Citizenship Judge Roy Wong presided over the proceedings at today’s ceremony. Commodore Jeffrey Zwick, Commander Canadian Fleet Pacific, Royal Canadian Navy, Canadian Armed Forces; and Bonnie Teng, Board  Secretary, S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Board of Directors, served as special speakers on behalf of S.U.C.C.E.S.S.

For photos of the event, please visit https://bit.ly/2rAMOWf.

About S.U.C.C.E.S.S.

Established in 1973, S.U.C.C.E.S.S. is one of the largest not-for-profit social service agencies in British Columbia. It provides comprehensive services in settlement, language training, employment,  family and youth counselling, business and economic development, seniors care, housing and community development. For more details, please visit www.success.bc.ca.

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