Canada to amend citizenship oath and guide to include Indigenous people

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2021 09:00:39 +0000

Indigenous people will soon be included in Canada’s citizenship oath, and guide. Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino announced the upcoming changed on June 14. The main announcement was that Indigenous people could reclaim their traditional name on citizenship and permanent residency documents. In addition to that announcement, Canada also committed to update the citizenship guide to […]

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How you can move from the U.S. to Canada

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Mon, 14 Jun 2021 11:00:10 +0000

The U.S. is one of the top source countries of foreign nationals who move to Canada. Each year, including over the past year during the coronavirus pandemic, tens of thousands of U.S. residents and citizens move to Canada to immigrate, work, and study. If you are among those in the United States looking to move north, […]

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Planning on living in Canada? Here’s what you need to know about IELTS

Credit to Author: IELTS| Date: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 15:31:14 +0000

Given Canada is one of the world’s most welcoming countries1, it is no surprise it is a popular destination for people looking to progress their global work and study goals. If you are planning on living in Canada, here is what you need to know about the immigration process and its related English test requirements. […]

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Canada’s immigration minister provides COVID-19 update

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Mon, 25 Jan 2021 09:00:37 +0000

Canada’s Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino recently shared fresh insights on the state of the country’s immigration system on the Canadian television show, The Agenda. In a 20-minute interview, Mendicino spoke on a broad range of immigration topics as he explained to viewers how the federal government aims to cope with the ongoing impacts of COVID-19. […]

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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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How to move to Canada from the U.S.

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Fri, 02 Oct 2020 10:00:59 +0000

Google data shows a spike in searches on “moving to Canada” within the U.S. during the first debate between President Donald Trump and Joe Biden. Irrespective of this fact and the current political context in the United States, there is always interest among those in the U.S. to move to Canada due to the strong […]

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How to obtain citizenship if your parent is a Canadian

Credit to Author: Stephen Sherman| Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 19:30:10 +0000

In the unsettling times in which we find ourselves since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, facilitated routes through which Canadian citizenship may be obtained cannot be ignored. It is the goal of many individuals around the world to settle permanently in Canada. Although Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has not yet announced anything […]

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How the Federal Court will review visa refusals going forward

Credit to Author: Steven Meurrens| Date: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 22:03:51 +0000

Significance of the recent decision that a person born in Canada to undercover Russian spies is a Canadian citizen On December 19, 2019, the Supreme Court of Canada in the case of Minister of Citizenship and Immigration v. Alexander Vavilov created a revised framework for the standard of review in judicial review applications. This case […]

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