May 22 -
(Victoria Day Weekend) -
Annual Citizenship Oath Recantation - Toronto, ON
- Join the Toronto chapter of CCR in a march through Toronto's
core to protest the monarchy and the mandatory oath of
allegiance to the Queen for new citizens.
chapter president Ashok Charles will be leading others in a
ceremony during the march, recanting the portion of the Oath of
Citizenship that declared their allegiance to "Queen Elizabeth
II and her heirs and successors". To acknowledge allegiance only
to Canada, they'll then reaffirm their commitment to the
remainder of the oath requiring fulfillment of their duties as a
asked to gather on the Ontario Legislature front lawn at 11:30
AM. The march and ceremony will last about one hour, ending at
the same location. Flags or signs and placards with your own
personal statements fitting the occasion are welcome but subject
to approval by the parade marshalls. Signs will also be
available on side streets and municiple parking lots.
This event is
approved and supervised by the Toronto Police.
refreshments will be available. In the event of rain, bring an
Click here for a
Australia's Citizenship Pledge
last protest event on Parliament Hill