Archive for the ‘Dual Citizenship’ Category

CFL Hosts Canadian Citizenship Ceremonies

Tuesday, August 28th, 2018

 3 Citizenship Ceremonies Hosted By The CFL in Celebration of the League’s Diversity is Strength Campaign The CFL’s Edmonton Eskimos hosted a citizenship ceremony on August 18th, welcoming 50 new citizens at Commonwealth Stadium. August 24th had the Montreal Alouettes take their turn and the 25th had the B.C. Lions hosting another ceremony. After reciting the […]

Canada Is A Global Leader In Climate Change Mitigation

Saturday, June 30th, 2018

The Canadian Reputation As Climate Advocates Is A Global Example Canada is a massive, resourcefully rich country. We have a strong energy sector, a strong trade relationship with the United States (even with the current political issues occurring between President Trump and PM Trudeau), and a strong and growing economy. Canada is internationally recognized under […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]