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Celebrate the first-ever Hamilton Newcomer Day on July 27, 2018

Hamilton, ON – The City of Hamilton is saying a “big welcome” to newcomers to our city. The Hamilton Immigration Partnership Council, housed within the City’s Planning and Economic Development Department, is hosting the first-ever Hamilton Newcomer Day on July 27, 2018 at City Hall.

It’s time to celebrate our past, celebrate our future and celebrate the richly diverse and inclusive Hamilton that we are today.

EXPERIENCE IT - Watch a moving citizenship ceremony in which 40 Hamilton residents, from 15 countries around the world, become Canadian citizens

ENJOY IT – Fire up your taste buds with budget-friendly lunch combos of all types including halal and vegetarian (a $5 lunch deal)

DELIGHT IN IT - Settle in for some awesome free entertainment, music and dance that showcases our vibrant city

The festivities includes games, activities and workshops hosted by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Serve Ping Pong, the Royal Botanical Gardens, Hamilton Police Services, Hamilton Fire Department, Hamilton Paramedic Services to name a few.

Let’s see if you’re up for the Canadian Challenge Test. Try a short quiz to see what it takes to pass the Canada’s citizenship test!  Learn about the resources and services available to newcomers.

Event details

When: Friday, July 27, 2018
Cost: Free entertainment, activities & workshops
Location: Hamilton City Hall (Inside & Outside)
Time: 12 noon to 6 pm. Rain or Shine.

For more information, contact:
Sarah Wayland, HIPC Senior Project Manager
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 905-546-2424  ext. 7565
Twitter: @HipcHamilton