How to get citizenship if your parent is Canadian

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Sat, 12 Jun 2021 09:00:44 +0000

Canadian citizens can pass on citizenship to their children who were born overseas. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) allows citizenship to be passed down to the first generation born outside of Canada. If your parent is a Canadian, you may be eligible to apply for a Proof of Citizenship, also known as a Canadian citizenship certificate. If you can […]

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How Canadian citizenship processes may change in the future

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sat, 26 Dec 2020 09:00:49 +0000

A recent immigration department self-evaluation highlights areas where Canadian citizenship processes could be improved. The report, released in November, revealed Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s (IRCC) findings and recommendations on how to address issues in the citizenship program. As it is now, permanent residents can apply for citizenship if they have lived in Canada for […]

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Canada is resuming citizenship testing online

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 21:36:03 +0000

Eight months after all citizenship tests were cancelled, Canada is now making the test available online. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is testing the new platform over the next few months. During this time, online citizenship tests will first be offered to those whose tests were cancelled due to the pandemic and those who […]

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Advocates calling on Canada to resolve citizenship application backlog

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 23 Nov 2020 09:00:37 +0000

Citizenship-applicants and their supporters are calling on the federal government to address the backlog that is preventing thousands from becoming Canadian citizens. A group called Advocates for Resumption of Canadian Citizenship Tests held demonstrations in Toronto and Montreal on November 7. The group was formed in response to the backlog in citizenship applicants waiting to […]

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Canada continues to accept permanent and temporary residence applications and adapt processes

Credit to Author: David Cohen| Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 16:41:21 +0000

Canada is taking steps to continue to attract global talent from around the world during a time of global efforts to contain the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Canada’s federal and provincial governments operate more than 80 economic class immigration pathways today, plus many more pathways for those who arrive under the family or refugee classes, as […]

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Analysis: Why the Liberals are proposing a Municipal Nominee Program and free citizenship applications

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2019 20:43:45 +0000

The newly released Liberal Party of Canada’s 2019 federal election platform contains four immigration promises they will implement if Canadian voters return them to power on October 21.  Those promises are: Move forward with modest and responsible increases to immigration; Launch a “Municipal Nominee Program;” Make the Atlantic Immigration Pilot permanent; and Make applying for […]

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