Reaffirm. Take the Oath.
Stand together for Canada.
Everyone! is invited to take the Oath of Citizenship together as we reaffirm our commitment to Canada (and perhaps, if you've lived in Canada all your life, for the first time!) hosted by nationally renowned actor, comedian, Ali Hassan; enjoy great music from Martina Ortiz Luis and solo artist Jory Nash; meet Canadian heroes; and, be among thousands creating a memory of national pride while celebrating the best darn country on earth.
Community Organizations! Rotary wants to thank you for your hard work in building a better country and community. Sign up for the event and be recognized from the stage with your peers on the big screen. It's a great way to celebrate and build awareness for what you do!
Businesses! Celebrate Canada’s 150th with impact. Support the reaffirmation ceremony, demonstrate your love of country and community, and align your brand to the nation’s 150-year celebration. Lot of great opportunity for prominent placement and recognition. Contact Hugh@torontoribfest.com to find out how to sponsor and be involved!
Tweet or Tell Us a "Proud to Pledge" Story
Share something that makes you proud of Canada! Describe it in a few words, and we'll feature it in the lead up to and during Toronto Ribfest. TWEET it to us at @proudtopledge or email us at Proud of Canada Moment (We'll publish your first name only unless agree for us to use your full name). Thanks and see you on June 30!
4:00 to 5:00pm Martina Ortiz Luis and her band
5:00 to 5:30pm Canadian Celebration and Oath of Citizenship with host Ali Hassan featuring MP Borys Wrzesnewskyj and Martina Ortiz Luis leading everyone in our National Anthem
5:30 to 7:00pm Jory Nash
LOCATION: NORTH Stage of Toronto Ribfest
Hosted by Ali Hassan. We're excited to welcome Ali Hassan (stand-up comedian, actor, chef, and radio & television celebrity, who completed a nation-wide tour of his one-man show "Muslim Interrupted" this Spring) as our ceremony host.
Singing sensation Martina Ortiz Luis. Toronto Maple Leafs anthem singer and recording artist, Martina will be bringing her band and then giving us all the "shivers" when we sing the anthem together.
Soloist, Canadian recording artist, crowd favourite Jory Nash.