Posts Tagged ‘dual citizenship’

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 […]

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 […]

The Liberal Government Has Drafted The Overhaul To Discover Canada

Sunday, July 30th, 2017

Many Of The Changes to the Official Citizenship Test Guide Pull Back Controversial Changes Introduced By The Harper Conservatives Justin Trudeau’s Liberals majority government has unveiled a new draft of the Canadian citizenship guide. It is a significant overhaul of the book used by prospective Canadians to prepare for the test. The existing “Discover Canada” guide dates […]

American Athletes and Dual Citizens See The Benefit of Canadian Citizenship

Friday, June 30th, 2017

Professional sports brings and keeps many up north Odell Willis and Adarius Bowman – two players for the CFL’s Edmonton Eskimos –  have both been in Canada for around 10 years. The met while playing for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and they’re now going through the process of becoming Canadian citizens together. Both originally hail from […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]