INDIVIDUAL VOICES. ONE NATION. VOIX INDIVIDUELLES. UNE NATION.
Our Canada 150 initiative is supported with thanks to generous funding from the Government of Canada.
OCTOBER / OCTOBRE
OCTOBER 15TH CITIZENSHIP CEREMONY
By Invitation Only. Not a Public Event.
On Sunday, October 15th, the Genesis Centre is hosting a Citizenship Ceremony in conjunction with Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). As one of the single largest Citizenship Ceremony’s in Calgary in 2017, 150 permanent residents will be taking the Citizenship Oath and crossing the stage to accept their Citizenship Certificate during the program. The program will be supplemented with a bagpiper, video message from Prime Minister Hon. Justin Trudeau, and the Calgary Boys’ Choir singing the National Anthem, beyond typical practice for a Citizenship Ceremony.
NOVEMBER / NOVEMBRE
CANADIAN MILITARY HISTORY FILM SCREENING
On Saturday, November 4th the Genesis Centre has partnered with Valour Canada to offer screenings of various Canadian military history-themed films. Taking place in the centre tiles of the Commons, these films will be played consecutively and are meant to educate on the history of our nation, as well as stimulate awareness of our military.
November 4th – 13th Genesis Centre Commons
In thanks to generous donations from The Hangar, The Military Museums, and Valour Canada, the Genesis Centre will be launching an awareness and appreciation campaign for our military. Consisting of model aircrafts, informational banners, and artifacts, these visuals will be on display in the Commons throughout this period.
DECEMBER / DÉCEMBRE
CANADA 150 LEGACY
As a closing chapter of the Genesis Centre’s Canada 150 campaign throughout 2017, several highlights from the year will be published as stories and accompanied with images from the events and spread around the Commons for visitors to look back on and remember.