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Canadian Citizenship: Prairie Lily and Ship Staff

canadian citizenship: There's nothing more Saskatonian than the river and The Prairie Lily, new Canadian Joanne Buan said aboard the ship, according to CTV. Staff at the citizenship office in Saskatoon wanted a special and unique citizenship ceremony for Canada 150 and reached out to The Prairie Lily, according to the boat's owner, Joan Steckhan. Fifteen immigrants from eight different countries were sworn in as new Canadians on The Prairie Lily on the South Saskatchewan River. She said the company was pleased to be a part of the ceremony. The ceremony was a little ironic for Buan since she worked as an immigration paralegal for six years in Saskatoon helping others receive Canadian citizenship. This was sort of a way for us to welcome new people using the ship that's been so welcomed, Steckhan said. ( As reported in the news.