In June our Author Guest of Honour Robert J. Sawyer received the Order of Canada. As part of his new responsibilities, he was invited to swear in 115 new Canadian citizens at a ceremony at Citizenship and Immigration Canada.
Robb in his official swearing-in Robes.
Rob and the Canadian Coat of Arms.
Rob flanked by his honour guards Bram Stoker Award and Aurora Award-winning Auxiliary Constable Edo Van Belkom and his wife (and superior officer) Auxiliary Sgt. Robi Di Maio!
Bet you didn’t know how important Canadian SpecFic authors are to the functioning of the Canadian government. Now you do.
Rob, his honour guard, and two brand new Canadians! Note our colourful Provincial flags as backdrop.