Archive for the ‘Canadian Citizenship’ Category

Multiculturalism Informs The Canadian Experience

Monday, April 30th, 2018

How Canadians Celebrate Culture and Diversity Is Yet Another Reason To Obtain Your Citizenship By Descent There are a lot of reasons to love Canada and come here. The Canadian experience is unique on a number of levels. Canada, proudly, was the first country in the world to adopt multiculturalism as an official policy. On Oct. 8, […]

The Benefits of Canadian Citizenship Are Unique and Different Than Anywhere Else

Saturday, March 31st, 2018

Citizenship by descent should undoubtedly be pursued if you have a parent that is Canadian If you can get it, you absolutely should. The benefits to Canadian citizenship are unique and distinctive. We thought we’d list off a few here to illustrate why the process is worth pursuing. As a Canadian citizen, you can get […]

How You’re Entitled To Canadian Citizenship By Descent

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

If you have a parent who was born in Canada you are a Canadian citizen by descent. One of the most commonly asked questions we field is related to Canadian citizenship by descent. Individuals born outside of Canada are Canadian citizens by descent only if one of their parents is a citizen of Canada either by having been born in Canada or […]

Dear Canadian Dual Citizens: Go To School In Canada!

Friday, January 26th, 2018

Canada is more popular than ever with international students. Back in December of 2016, we touched on an important bit of information that many Canadian dual citizens may not have been aware of. Post secondary school in Canada remains significantly more affordable than south of the border. Having dual Canadian and American citizenship, through parentage or birth, […]

Canadian Citizenship Applications See Significant Spike The Week After Rules Change

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

Thousands of applications filed in week after October 11th, 2017 As per the CBC, there was a significant uptick in applications for Canadian citizenship after the government cooled the rules around residency requirements and language proficiency this fall. 3653 applications are filed in an average week, in the six months leading up to the rules being […]

Canada Embraces It’s Dual Citizens While Australia’s Government Throws Itself Into Disarray

Sunday, December 31st, 2017

The Literal Interpretation Of The Constitutional Rule Has Created An Unprecedented Political Crisis You cannot be a dual citizen if you want to work in Australian politics. Their constitution prohibits it. The document, enacted on Jan. 1, 1901, includes a section outlining who can and who cannot sit in the Senate, the upper house of the […]

New Year Sees Reinstatement of Parents and Grandparents Program

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

Canadian citizens and permanent residents will soon be able to take the first step in applying to bring their parents and grandparents to Canada Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada will reinstate its popular Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) on Jan. 2, 2018. The very popular program permits Canadian citizens and permanent residents to sponsor their parents or […]

Maryam Monsef Is Waiting On The Government For Paperwork Update

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

Liberal cabinet minister is still waiting for the government to update her documents More than a year after Maryam Monsef’s place of birth was revealed to be Iran, and not Afghanistan as originally reported, the Minister is awaiting the changes to her paperwork like any other Canadian. In September 2016, Maryam Monsef Liberal minister of […]

The Canadian Citizenship Oath Gets Set For A Revision

Sunday, November 26th, 2017

New Canadians Will Soon Acknowledge and Honour Treaties With First Nations and Indigenous Peoples As per the CBC, soon, new Canadians will promise to honour treaties with Indigenous peoples as part of their oath during Canadian citizenship ceremonies. This is all as per a mandate letter from Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen, who lists making the […]

Man Fights For His Canadian Identity

Monday, October 30th, 2017

Denied Canadian Citizenship Two Years After Application Global News has been following and reporting on an interesting story of a man who, after having spent almost his entire adult life in Canada, was denied Canadian citizenship. Jonathan “Yoani” Kuiper was born in the Netherlands, but his family moved to Canada when he was just fourteen […]