Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney announced that 12 Canadians have been awarded Canada’s Citizenship Award (formerly the Citation for Citizenship) for their exemplary citizenship.
This prestigious award pays tribute to Canadians who have made an important contribution to our country by promoting the rights and responsibilities of Canadian citizenship. It also honours Canadians who have played an outstanding role in helping newcomers to integrate into Canadian society.
The 12 recipients for 2010 are: Dr. James Chi Ming Pau of Vancouver, British Columbia; Maria Logan of Vancouver, British Columbia; Shokoofeh Moussavi of Calgary, Alberta; Dr. Kazi Sadrul Hoque of Toronto, Ontario; Mario Guilombo of Toronto, Ontario; Xiaoran (Joshua) Jiang of Toronto, Ontario; Dr. Ambaro Guled of Toronto, Ontario; Dr. Hoanh Khoi Nguyen (Dr. Khoi) of Toronto, Ontario; Christopher Harris of Ottawa, Ontario; Elizabeth Rapley of Ottawa, Ontario; Rosemary A. Segee of Montreal, Quebec; and Gail McKay of Fall River, Nova Scotia.
For more information about this year’s recipients and their accomplishments, visit www.cic.gc.ca/citizenshipaward.