Archive for the ‘Canadian Passports’ Category

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 […]

Children Would Get Equitable Access To Canadian Citizenship In Bill C6 Amendment

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Thousands of children could benefit from Senator Victor Oh’s proposed amendment Senator Victor Oh has tabled an amendment to Bill C6 that would enable minors to apply for Canadian citizenship separately from their parents, something that has been possible in Norway for a while. The amendment would apply to children who are asylum seekers, estranged […]

Malala Yousafzai Becomes Honorary Canadian Citizen

Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

Justin Trudeau presented her with a certificate documenting her as an honorary Canadian Malala Yousafzai — Nobel Peace Prize winner, a United Nations messenger of peace, and global advocate for education became the sixth person to be bestowed with honorary Canadian citizenship and the youngest recipient of the honour, ever. In October, 2012, Yousafzai was shot […]

The Benefits Of Canadian Citizenship Sometimes Take A While To Consider…But Should They?

Monday, March 27th, 2017

There Is A Difference Between Permanent Residency and Official Citizenship Came across this great story in the Truro (Nova Scotia) Daily. It tells the story of Gloria Henderson who – after 24 years of living in Canada – decided to finally become a Canadian Citizen. Originally from Maine, she came to Canada in 1993 when she […]

The Senate Proposes Changes To the Government’s Citizenship Law

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

The Senate introduced a major amendment this month 236 people were served notices of citizenship revocation, due to fraud or misrepresentation, since the federal Liberals took power in November 2015. That number might not sound high, but it is. We touched on this last year, when one of Justin Trudeau’s own – Liberal minister Maryam Monsef […]

Rescinding of U.S. travel ban doesn’t prevent some Canadian citizens from being denied at the border

Monday, February 27th, 2017

Entry into the U.S. is not a right and remains at the discretion of the border agent you encounter. Border agents are not obliged to disclose the reasons for denying entry to a visitor. Although President Trump’s travel ban has been overturned, some Canadian citizens are being stopped at the border and refused entry into the […]

Canadian Citizenship Applications Drop Because Of High Fees

Sunday, February 26th, 2017

Significant increase in cost under Harper’s Conservatives recognized as main reason According to the Toronto Star, there’s been a significant decrease in the number of immigrant citizenship applications. This is coupled with a record number of Canadian citizens who are being stripped of their citizenship as a result of the rule surrounding the controversial Bill […]

Canadian dual citizens and permanent residents not subject to U.S. travel ban

Monday, January 30th, 2017

Dual Citizens with a Canadian Passport Are Allowed into the U.S. What a weekend, – politically speaking! As you may or may not know, President Trump Trump issued an executive order Friday blocking people from seven countries in the Middle East and Africa from entering the U.S. and suspending refugee immigration for four months. The federal […]

The Undeniable Benefits of Canadian Passports

Sunday, January 29th, 2017

As a Canadian citizen you are immediately entitled to become a legitimate passport holder. The travel benefits of a Canadian passport are almost second to none. It is one of the most secure and respected travel documents in the world. Canadian citizens enjoy exemptions from the need to obtain visas to visit many countries around the […]