Canadian Citizenship Immigration News and Updates

The latest Canada immigration news an updates on being or becoming a Canadian citizen in Canada including eligibility, requirements, process, and lifestyle. Becoming a citizen of Canada usually falls after visiting Canada, becoming a Permanent Resident and then applying for citizenship.

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Nova Scotia Needs Teachers: Apply Now!

August 6, 2018 / /

Who Are They Looking For? Canada’s Express Entry program allows individual provinces to recruit candidates that will fill a specific positions within the territory.  Presently, Nova Scotia’s Labour Market Priorities stream is targeting early childhood teachers and assistants on August 8th. Successful candidates will be invited to apply for provincial nomination. Who is Eligible to […]

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Proposed Changes to Canadian Citizenship

May 31, 2016 / /

The Liberal government has been focusing their legislative efforts on improving the existing Citizenship Act in order to allow immigrants to apply for Canadian Citizenship earlier and easier than the procedure currently in place. The goal, according to the chair of the House Immigration Committee, MP Borys Wrzesnewskyj, is for the bill known as C-6 is passed into law […]

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How to Pass Your Canadian Citizenship Test

July 14, 2015 / /

What is the Canadian Citizenship Test? The Canadian citizenship test is required for individuals between ages 18 and 54 applying for citizenship. It is most commonly a written test, but sometimes an applicant will be required to take oral test with a citizenship officer instead. The test focuses on subjects like citizens’ rights, freedoms, and responsibilities, along […]

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5 Factors Required in Order to Apply for Canadian Citizenship

November 13, 2014 / /

(Below is a transcription of this video) Hello, my name is Michael Niren. I’m an immigration lawyer, and I’m here today to talk to you about applying for Canadian citizenship. How to Get Canadian Citizenship: the 5 Factors Required to Apply There are essentially five factors that you must take into account when applying for […]

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Immigration to Canada from the Philippines

April 4, 2014 / /

(Below is a transcription of this video) Hello. My name is Michael Niren. I’m an immigration lawyer and founder of VisaPlace.com. This is a message for Filipino nationals, people who live in the Philippines, who are interested in immigration to Canada. Benefits for Immigrating to Canada from the Philippines The Philippines is one of the […]

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Preparing for your Immigration Interview Plus 25 Sample Questions

October 18, 2013 / /

The immigration interview can be the most difficult part of the application process.  It doesn’t have to be, though! Keep in mind that the interview process is designed to verify the information on your request and to test what you know about Canada. While passing the immigration interview is crucial to your success, try not […]

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Changes to the Maximum Age of an Immigrant Dependant

May 18, 2013 / /

A Toronto Star article published last week says that the federal government will be reducing the maximum age of immigrant dependant children in Canada from 22 to 19. Previously, students over the age of 22 who were studying full-time were given an exemption and were still eligible, but that will be taken away also.  The outline […]

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New age limit for dependent children of Canadian immigrants

May 17, 2013 / /

As of January 1, 2014 Citizenship and Immigration Canada has announced that it will be lowering the maximum age allowed for older children of immigrants who want to come to Canada to be with their parents and siblings, also referred to as dependent children.  The change will reduce the age from 22 to under 19. […]

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Ottawa will reduce the maximum age of dependent children of immigrants

May 14, 2013 / /

The federal government has announced that it will be reducing the maximum age of dependent children of immigrants to Canada to 19 from the current 22. This will make an estimated 7,000 or so dependent children ineligible to come to Canada, as this is the approximate amount of dependents that come to Canada annually over […]

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Interested in Migrating from Mexico to Canada?

November 18, 2012 / /

Canada has become an ideal haven for many immigrants, and migrating from Mexico to Canada provides benefits for many individuals seeking a safe, happy, and productive life. While the benefits may be worth pursuing, the application process contains many steps. Working with a good immigration lawyer can help you understand the requirements and complete what […]

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