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How to Meet the Citizenship Test and Interview Requirement

By Michael NirenJuly 7, 2012
Settle in CanadaCanadian Citizenship

2012 Citizenship Test Change Becoming a Canadian citizen entails more than just being presented a citizenship certificate after taking an oath. While the citizenship test is the final step in the process, allowing people to vote and carry a Canadian passport, change in the test has resulted in an increased failing rate among certain immigrant communities. […]

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More on the New Canadian Citizenship Oath Rule

By Michael NirenJanuary 17, 2020
Permanent ResidencyCanadian Citizenship

Faces cannot be covered when taking the Canadian Citizenship Oath We recently posted a blog entry on the new Canadian Citizenship oath rule, which stated that effective immediately people are not allowed to cover their face or mouths when taking the oath. This means that Muslim women will not be able to cover their faces […]

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Live Chat responses from Canadian Immigration Minister

By Michael NirenOctober 13, 2010
Settle in CanadaCanadian Citizenship

Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney engaged in a Live Chat through the Globe and Mail website a week ago, which allowed Canadians to ask questions to both the minister and Rob Oliphant, who is the Canadian Liberal Multiculturalism critic. A series of well-rounded questions were asked, and several questions sparked miniature debates between […]