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In Pictures: Markham's new Canadians

Adrienne Clarkson joins local volunteers and students to welcome 46 new Canadians at a community citizenship ceremony at Seneca College’s Markham campus

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This past week 46 new Canadians were sworn in during a citizenship ceremony at Seneca College in Markham.

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The Rt. Hon. Adrienne Clarkson speaks with one of the new citizens.

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Parmeshwar Mahant, originally from Guyana but now living in Markham, Ont., takes his oath of citizenship.

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A Tim Hortons coffee cup sits on a table beside a booklet belonging to an immigrant soon to be sworn in as a Canadian citizen at Seneca College in Markham.

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This past week 46 new Canadians were sworn in during a citizenship ceremony at Seneca College in Markham.

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David Agnew, President of Seneca College, watches as Ms. Clarkson, the ICC Founder, embraces a new Canadian.

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The Canadian flag is projected on a large monitor.

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Presiding Official Judge Joyce Frugstalio awards citizenship certificates/

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Furong Liu, left, and his sister Liwen, who both live in Markham, Ont., are all smiles as they look over the citizenship certificates they have just received.

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A man awaits the start of a citizenship ceremony at Seneca College in Markham.

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Canadian flags are proudly waved during a citizenship ceremony at Seneca College in Markham.

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