Category: Citizenship

Second Class Citizens? Not in Canada!

Former Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Bill C-24 to amend the Citizenship Act received Royal Assent and became law on 19 June 2014. These amendments were widely criticized as having created a two-tiered citizenship system. Particularly controversial were subsections 10(2) and 10(3) of

Trump’s Travel Ban: America’s Loss, Canada’s Enduring Opportunity

Last Updated: 9 April 2020. Access the PDF version of this article here. Canada and the United States are friends, partners and allies; in trade, in security, and in international affairs. What happens south of the border impacts Canada (and

Canada’s Citizenship Act: What You Need to Know Now

Last Updated: 9 April 2020. Access the PDF version of this article here. Bill C-6, an Act to further amend the Canadian Citizenship Act and make consequential amendments to another Act, received Royal Assent of 19 June 2017. This article

Canadian Citizenship Fraud: How to Be Prepared

Last Updated: 9 April 2020 Access the PDF version of this article here. Many of the cases related to citizenship obtained fraudulently happen with the assistance of immigration consultants. Investigators have discovered cases where consultants, located both in Canada and

Meeting the Residency Requirement in Applications for Canadian Citizenship

Last Updated: 9 April 2020. Access the PDF version of this article here. To be granted Canadian citizenship, the law requires a permanent resident to have been physically present in Canada for at least three of the past five years

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