Pictures from Ian and Kat's Digital Camera: Kat's citizenship ceremony: 1 July, 2008
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On Canada Day 2008, Kat became a Canadian citizen.


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Kat's citizenship ceremony was held at Woodside, the boyhood home of Willian Lyon Mackenzie King, the tenth Prime Minister of Canada and Canada's first citizen.

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A CTV camera crew interviews Kat on how it feels to be becoming a Canadian citizen.

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CTV interviews someone else.

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The citizenship judge, a Woodside representative, elected officials and their representatives, and the presiding RCMP officer.

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The citizenship clerk calls the ceremony to order.

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The judge makes some remarks.

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Kat takes the Oath of Citizenship.

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Kat is handed her citizenship certificate.

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...as well as other shwag.

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After the ceremony, Kat's first act as a Canadian citizen was to speak with someone from our Member of Parliament's office about her opposition to Bill C-61.

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Canadian flag cake was handed out after the ceremony.

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A copy of William Lyon Mackenzie King's citizenship certificate, number 0001. They thought to left-pad the serial number with zeroes, but only three of them?!

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