Hamilton's first ever Newcomer Day a success

People conversing at the July 27th event.
Kevin Werner/Metroland

The Hamilton Spectator
July 30, 2018

“This entire country is a country of newcomers,” said Mayor Fred Eisenberger, as people swelled the city’s forecourt and first and second floors of city hall. ...

The highlight of the event was the 35 people from 15 countries who became Canadian citizens. The event was presided over by Dr. Gary Warner, an Order of Canada recipient and linguistics professor at McMaster University.

The city’s Hamilton Immigration Partnership Council, part of the city’s planning and economic development department, organized what is expected to be an annual event.

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