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Canada welcomes 108,000 permanent residents; surpasses goal for Q1 2022

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Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has announced that a record number of PR applications – more than the original goal of 147,000 – were processed in the first quarter of this year. The result? Canada welcomed more than 108000 permanent residents by March 31, 2022. Immigration Minister Sean Fraser also announced updates to IRCC’s […]

Canadian visa hopefuls in limbo as the massive immigration backlog continues

Citizenship ceremony in Canada features new oath; Minister Mendicino calls it a profound moment

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The Oath of Citizenship in Canada now recognizes First Nations, Inuit, and Métis rights, and the obligation that all citizens have to uphold the treaties between the Crown and Indigenous nations. A Bill that was introduced in 2020 to amend the Citizenship Act to change Canada’s Oath of Citizenship, has received Royal Assent and is […]

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A citizenship breakthrough for Canadian LGBTQ2+ families and couples with fertility issues

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Non-biological Canadian parents who are legal parents at a child’s birth can now pass down Canadian citizenship to their children born abroad in the first generation. The move follows a change in the interpretation of “parent” under the Citizenship Act, recognizes and celebrates the diversity of Canadian Families, announced Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).  The […]

Second wave of Citizenship Act amendments mean important changes to your application

Proposed new citizenship oath recognizes Indigenous rights

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The oath that all new Canadians recite before receiving their citizenship will now include references to the rights of Indigenous Peoples if proposed amendments to the current Citizenship Act are passed by Parliament. The Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Marco Mendicino, has introduced a Bill to amend the Citizenship Act to change Canada’s Oath […]

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Minors will now pay less for Canadian citizenship

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Minors (under the age of 18) applying to the Citizenship Act under subsection 5(1) will be paying much lower application fees now than before. Citizenship application forms 5(1) are for minors that are applying without a Canadian parent or without a parent who is also applying for citizenship at the same time. Previously, the fee […]

Ambitious Canadian immigration plan to occur over next three years

Second wave of Citizenship Act amendments mean important changes to your application

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Bill C-6 is rolling out its second round of amendments to the Citizenship Act on October 11, 2017. Changes include adjustments to physical presence requirements and the age range that determines which applicants need to meet language and knowledge requirements. Bill C-6 was introduced on June 19, 2017 as an amendment to the former government’s […]

Canada helping internationally trained newcomers get their credentials recognized

Celebrate Canada Day with citizenship events

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With July 1st right around the corner, Canadians all over the country are preparing for celebrations of the country’s 150th birthday. Citizenship events and activities are being held across Canada in the coming weeks. There will be 55 special citizenship ceremonies held all over the country with the purpose of welcoming in new citizens of […]

Celebrate Canada Day by attending a citizenship ceremony

What you need to know about the Citizenship test

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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 […]

Biometrics collection is now easier within’ Canada

Blessed to be in Canada where there is peace and development

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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 […]

Express Entry draw finally resumes after a long pandemic-led dry spell

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