Posts Tagged ‘dual canadian citizenship’

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 Definitive Guide To Buying Property In Vancouver For Americans with Dual Citizenship

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Entering The Real Estate Market in the 604 Area Code Is Easier For You The introduction of the Foreign Buyer’s Tax, or as its also referred to as –  the Additional Property Transfer Tax has cooled Vancouver’s red hot real estate market – a bit. On Aug. 2, 2016, the 15-per-cent tax took effect for home purchases […]

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 […]

Dual Citizenship Offers Major Advantages For Post Secondary Students

Friday, December 30th, 2016

If you have Canadian citizenship you pay Canadian tuition rates NOT international fees. The Globe and Mail published an interesting article back earlier in 2016 regarding post secondary education options for students.  Canada’s diminished dollar has the potential to prompt U.S. business students to look north, especially those with dual citizenship. One dual citizen in particular, […]

The Benefits of Dual American and Canadian Citizenship

Monday, December 26th, 2016

There are a series of benefits that many American residents and citizens who are entitled to Canadian citizenship should consider. There is a process associated with the process, as they like to say, but the most important benefit to being a dual citizen can be summed up in a single word. Freedom. No residency requirements […]