July 27, 2018 12:51 pm
Updated: July 27, 2018 2:15 pm

It’s Newcomer Day in Hamilton!

The city of Hamilton is hosting Newcomer Day!

The city of Hamilton is hosting Newcomer Day!

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The City of Hamilton is hosting Newcomer Day!

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The first-ever event was created by the Hamilton Immigration Partnership Council and it runs until 6 p.m., Friday, July 27, at city hall.

It includes a citizenship ceremony in which 40 Hamilton residents — from 15 different countries — will become Canadian citizens, as well as free entertainment, games, workshops and lunch specials.

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You can also try a short quiz to see what it takes to pass Canada’s citizenship test!

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