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New citizens celebrated

Jonathan Robart-Morgan arrived in Canada from Zimbabwe six years ago with his wife and two children. On Tuesday, within the walls of Kleinburg’s McMichael Canadian Art Collection, he, his family and 46 others from 30 countries became Canadian citizens.

Head start

Starting at a new school is a tough ordeal for any student under the best circumstances. But what if, on top of making new friends and finding their way through unfamiliar halls, those new students are also new to the country?

Welcome funding from feds

Eduardo Ojeda and his family immigrated to Canada from Chile on Dec. 13, smack in the middle of one of the most ferocious winters in recent memory. It was just the first test he would face as a newcomer to Vaughan.