Archive for the ‘Canadian Citizenship’ Category

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 […]

Obtaining Canadian Citizenship Got Easier This Month

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

It Just Got Easier To Apply For Canadian Citizenship For Permanent Residents As of October 11th, permanent residents in Canada can apply for Canadian citizenship — also known as naturalization — easier and sooner than before, following the implementation of measures contained in Bill C-6, which was passed into law last June. Previously, permanent residents were required […]

Trump New Travel Ban 3.0

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

As with the previous ban, Canadian dual citizens are unaffected. Two days ago, President Donald Trump issued a proclamation (Presidential Proclamation Enhancing Vetting Capabilities and Processes for Detecting Attempted Entry Into the United States by Terrorists or Other Public-Safety Threats  – the Presidential Proclamation) to limit travel from a handful of countries. His previous attempt at a […]

When Dual Citizenship Helps Your Career In Television and Film

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

Dual citizenship and residency has become a popular way for American filmmakers to find work with producers who get tax breaks when they hire Canadians. There’s a secret in Hollywood when it comes to producing films. Canada has a lucrative series of tax credits that can save American producers a tremendous amount of money in production costs […]

Children Applying for Canadian Citizenship Now Have Adult Sized Fee

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

The Legal Barrier Was Removed and Replaced with A Financial One Back in April, we touched on Senator Victor Oh’s amendment to Bill C6 that enabled minors to apply for Canadian citizenship separately from their parents. Now that it’s a reality, Ottawa is treating minors like adults when it comes to charging them for their citizenship applications, […]

Canadian Citizenship Saved Pastor Hyeon Soo Lim in North Korea

Sunday, August 27th, 2017

Regime Prosecutors Were Initially Seeking The Death Penalty As per the CBC, Toronto Pastor Hyeon Soo Lim thinks his Canadian citizenship was the primary reason he wasn’t executed or tortured during more than two years of imprisonment in North Korea. Pastor Lim was born in South Korea and ran various humanitarian projects in the DPRK for nearly […]