CBC's Metro Morning Comes to Parkdale

October 14, 2011
[caption id="attachment_179" align="alignright" width="194" caption="CBC's Matt Galloway in Parkdale"][/caption] CBC Toronto is proud to celebrate Citizenship Week, from October 16 – 22. From coast to coast, Canadians are encouraged to reflect on the value, rights, responsibilities and meaning of citizenship. Please join CBC at Queen Victoria Junior Public School (100 Close Avenue at King St.) on Tuesday, October 18 from 5:30am to 12noon.
CBC Toronto is a proud media partner of the Parkdale citizenship ceremony organized by Citizenship and Immigration Canada, the Institute for Canadian Citizenship and the Parkdale Citizenship Committee.
For more information, visit http://www.cbc.ca/toronto/community/ Event schedule:
  • (5:30 – 8:30) Metro Morning live broadcast from the school - will also air on CBC Radio One 99.1FM
  • (9:00 – 10:00) Citizenship roundtable discussions with new citizens, hosted by CBC radio & TV personalities
  • (10:00 – 11:00) Citizenship ceremony in the school gym with Dr. Rita Cox as judge
  • (11:00 – 12:00) Reception for citizens, families stakeholders with light snacks
If you miss it, watch CBC News Toronto on CBC Television at 5, 5:30 and 6 pm with Anne-Marie Mediwake and Dwight Drummond for highlights of the Parkdale citizenship ceremony and celebrations.