New Canadians now pledging allegiance to King Charles in Oath of Citizenship

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 12 Sep 2022 12:00:34 +0000

New Canadian citizens are now pledging allegiance to King Charles after Queen Elizabeth, the longest-serving monarch in British history, passed away last Thursday. CBC News told the story of Jeffery Sachs who was among the first Canadians to acknowledge the new King during the Oath of Citizenship. News of the Queen’s death came about an […]

The post New Canadians now pledging allegiance to King Charles in Oath of Citizenship first appeared on CIC News.

Read more

The benefits of getting a Canadian passport

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Wed, 07 Sep 2022 17:00:41 +0000

Canada has tied for eighth place alongside Australia, Greece, Malta and the Czech Republic according to the most recent Global Passport Ranking report by Henley & Partners, a global immigration consultancy. The firm ranks passports on the number of other countries a citizen may enter without having to obtain any kind of visa. The report […]

The post The benefits of getting a Canadian passport first appeared on CIC News.

Read more

Canadian Supreme Court updates process for making a reasonable decision on immigration applications

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Sun, 24 Jul 2022 12:00:17 +0000

A Canadian citizen at birth had his Canadian citizenship certificate cancelled because it was discovered that his parents were Russian spies. The decision by the Canadian Registrar of Citizenship was appealed to the Supreme Court of Canada where the standard of review for administrative decisions was discussed. In particular, the case helps the government of […]

The post Canadian Supreme Court updates process for making a reasonable decision on immigration applications first appeared on CIC News.

Read more

How long do you need to stay in Canada to get citizenship?

Credit to Author: Daniel Levy| Date: Mon, 18 Jul 2022 12:00:25 +0000

In order to become a Canadian citizen you need to have been physically present in Canada for at least 1,095 days out of the five years immediately before you apply for citizenship. But keep in mind, when it comes to Canadian citizenship eligibility not all days are considered equal. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) only […]

The post How long do you need to stay in Canada to get citizenship? first appeared on CIC News.

Read more

How to get proof of Canadian citizenship

Credit to Author: Daniel Levy| Date: Thu, 07 Jul 2022 17:00:06 +0000

Regardless of where you were born, if your parent was a first-generation Canadian at the time of your birth, you can apply for a proof of citizenship. The proof of citizenship is a standardized document issued by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) that provides definitive proof that you are a Canadian citizen. Get a Free […]

The post How to get proof of Canadian citizenship first appeared on CIC News.

Read more

Becoming a Canadian citizen if you have a Canadian parent

Credit to Author: Daniel Levy| Date: Tue, 05 Jul 2022 14:15:52 +0000

Americans as well as others born outside of Canada to first generation Canadian citizens may be able to gain Canadian citizenship by descent. The Canadian government invites such individuals to apply for Proof of Citizenship. This process is available to you regardless of your age and even if your Canadian parent is deceased. Get a […]

The post Becoming a Canadian citizen if you have a Canadian parent first appeared on CIC News.

Read more

No date set for IRCC to waive Canadian citizenship application fees

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2022 10:23:11 +0000

The Canadian government needs more time to fulfil its promise to waive citizenship fees for applicants. Immigration Minister Sean Fraser made this revelation in a recent sit-down interview with CIC News in Toronto. The Canadian government announced shortly before the pandemic in late 2019 it would waive fees for new Canadian citizenship applicants. The pandemic […]

The post No date set for IRCC to waive Canadian citizenship application fees first appeared on CIC News.

Read more

How I succeeded as a newcomer to Canada

Credit to Author: Scotiabank| Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2022 09:27:40 +0000

I first came to Canada almost a decade ago as an international student. My family is mainly from Kolkata, India and when I graduated university, there was an opportunity to continue my education abroad in a foreign country. My dad and I went to an Overseas Education Consultant to explore countries which offered the best […]

The post How I succeeded as a newcomer to Canada first appeared on CIC News.

Read more

Making it official: How to apply for Canadian citizenship as a Permanent Resident

Credit to Author: Scotiabank| Date: Wed, 01 Jun 2022 10:42:55 +0000

So you want to become a Canadian citizen! You’ve made an excellent choice. Canada is known for many world-class offerings, like universal healthcare, hockey and ketchup-flavoured chips. It’s also welcoming to newcomers, with more than 20% of its population being born elsewhere. Getting Canadian citizenship can seem like an overwhelming endeavour, but we have good news. […]

The post Making it official: How to apply for Canadian citizenship as a Permanent Resident first appeared on CIC News.

Read more

Celebrate what it means to be Canadian during Citizenship Week

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Mon, 23 May 2022 16:24:50 +0000

During Citizenship Week, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada is asking Canadians across the country and around the world to show their pride in their history, culture, achievements and shared citizenship.

The post Celebrate what it means to be Canadian during Citizenship Week first appeared on Canadian Immigrant.

Read more