Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has released a short video on the process of the Citizenship Test. The informative guide has everything you need short of the questions and answers of the test. The step by step process is made easier with this video. Potential Canadian citizens can focus on the test itself, instead […]

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In a world tearing itself apart, there are people holding it together with heartwarming initiatives. The hockey initiation program by the Gloucester Centre Minor Hockey Association is one such powerful ray of hope. Syrian refugee children take to the ice to learn Canada’s national winter sport. Armed with their hockey sticks and an ear-to-ear smile, […]

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Coming to Canada can be as simple as filling out an online application. This tutorial from IRCC provides step-by-step instructions on how to create an Express Entry profile. Once individuals check their eligibility for a Permanent Residency on the IRCC website, entering the pool of candidates is the next step. For this, individuals will have to take […]

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Having to leave behind loved ones is what makes migration heart wrenching. It’s a decision Najah made with a stone on her heart. Seeking a better future for her children, Najah, a Syrian refugee, is now in Joliette, Quebec. Learning the language of the land is the first step to integration and the Quebec government […]

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As an Italian-Canadian singer who lives in Quebec, new Canadian citizen Giorgia Fumanti sings in multiple languages, and appreciates Canada’s diversity. “I love this multi-ethnic society,” she says and adds that she sings everything that touches her heart even though she is a classical singer.

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The Express Entry program is used to manage applications for permanent residence under the federal economic immigration programs. Express Entry offers skilled professionals an opportunity to migrate to Canada faster. The candidates are selected on their work experience, language proficiency, education, ability to settle in Canada, and employability. Find out what it is like to […]

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The most important decision I have made is to come to Canada says Guy Gérard Chabe Ngako, a  new Canadian citizen. This is because Canada is a country where peace prevails and those who have come to Canada are blessed, he says. Talking about what it means to be a Canadian, he urges one to consider what […]

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Canada has two official languages and it is important for newcomers to be familiar with at least one of these two official languages. Languages help make friends, build networks and open the doors to jobs and other services. In addition, it is to become a Canadian citizen, one must demonstrate adequate knowledge of one of […]

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Halifax West High School mirrors Canada’s multiculturalism. The school has been taking in young people from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds and helping them integrate into the larger social system, step by step. Today it has students from over 55 countries. How did it all start? It was about 20 years ago, that YMCA partnered […]

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Every year Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (formerly Citizenship and Immigration Canada) helps thousands of refugees settle in Canada. Through various organizations, immigrants can learn English and French, find a job, get integrated into society and begin their lives anew. Canada has a long tradition of being a safe haven for refugees. With each passing year, […]

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