Celebrating our Independence Day
ICA Moncton celebrated India’s 71st Independence day with a flag raising ceremony, held at the Moncton City hall. Braving the weather, the Mayor Dawn Arnold, along with 40 Indians graced the occasion. The ceremony began with the signing of the ‘O Canada,’ the national anthem of Canada, followed by ‘Jana Gana Mana,’ the Indian national anthem. Later, the Mayor cut a cake decorated in the Indian tricolor and spoke with the people gathered.
As part of Canada150 celebrations, the City Council of the Greater Moncton Area has been dedicating one week for every nation by raising their respective national flag at City Hall.