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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Snoop Dogg Wants To Become a Canadian Citizen in a Month

December 4, 2018 / /

Back in 2016 many celebrities threatened to move to Canada if Donald Trump was elected the President of the United States. Although many threatened to do so, not many have yet. Last week, Justin Bieber and Hailey Bieber (Baldwin) started their move to Canada and now Snoop Dogg has announced he may be doing the […]

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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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What to Know About “Birth Tourism”

October 31, 2017 / / / /

Over the past year, 379 foreign nationals were born at Richmond Hospital in Canada to non-Canadian citizens or permanent residents. This is part of an industry known as “birth tourism”, in which a pregnant woman enters Canada to give birth to a child who will then automatically be given citizenship. They typically travel to Canada […]

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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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Bill C-24, Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act

June 11, 2015 / /

At the end of the month, Bill C-24, otherwise known as the Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act, partially came into effect, essentially introducing a two-tier citizenship system. Below, we’re going to take a look at what this means for those who want to apply for Canadian citizenship, as well as current Canadian citizens. Grants of Citizenship First, […]

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5 Factors Required in Order to Apply for Canadian Citizenship

November 13, 2014 / /

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 Canadian citizenship, and I’m here to discuss […]

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Preparing For Your Canadian Immigration Interview

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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