New Canadian citizenship test: the Liberal government is hiring a private contractor

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Passing the Canadian citizenship test is one of the requirements to become a Canadian citizen. The test is based on a study guide provided by the government and assesses citizenship applicants’ knowledge of Canadian history, geography, politics and more. The government has been working internal [...]

Canadian Citizenship Application: major changes

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Bill C-6, an Act to amend the Citizenship Act, became law in June 2017. The changes affecting citizenship applications are: - No longer do you have to declare your intent to live in Canada once you are granted citizenship. This will give you more flexibility if you need to live outside Canada [...]

Federal judge rules that government cannot revoke someone’s Canadian citizenship without a fair hearing

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Federal judge, Justice Jocelyne Gagné, ruled that the federal government cannot strip someone of their Canadian citizenship without a fair hearing, conducted by an independent and impartial decision-maker. Justice Gagné said that people need the chance to explain themselves, otherwise it is a viol [...]

Canadian citizenship: Canada’s new passport rule for dual citizens

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All people traveling to Canada by air have always had to show proof of residency and proof of citizenship in the form of a valid passport. Canadian citizens who hold dual citizenship (Canadian citizenship and citizenship from another country) up until now have been able to enter Canada by air using [...]

Canada ranked 32nd for “quality of nationality”

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A new Quality of Nationality Index (QNI), conducted by Henley & Partners, global leader in residence and citizenship planning, ranks Canada in 32nd position out of a total of 161 countries. Canada positions itself near the bottom of the 37 countries “very high quality” group. Most of the top [...]

Fraud in Canadian citizenship

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According to a report just released by the Auditor General of Canada, Canada’s government is not doing enough to detect and prevent fraudulent Canadian citizenship applications, resulting in ineligible people being able to obtain a Canadian passport. The Auditor General’s staff reviewed a sam [...]

Canada is 6th happiest country in the world

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The 2016 edition of the World Happiness Report has been released in Rome for the UN World Happiness Day, March 20th, and Canadians appear to be the 6th happiest people on the planet. This is not a big surprise, as Canada was already ranked, this past January, as the second best country to live in. [...]

Canadian citizenship is now a privilege more than it is a right

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Minister Chris Alexander introduced last year some drastic changes to Canadian citizenship. Among many changes, the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration has been given the power to take back the citizenship of Canadians guilty of severe crimes. Before the last year reforms, Canadian citizenshi [...]

Canadian citizenship is going to be harder to get

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The Conservative government is considering dramatic changes to the Canadian Citizenship laws of Canada. These reforms to the Citizenship Act will be the first comprehensive ones in more than a generation. With the goal of strengthening the value of Canadian citizenship, these changes are expected to [...]

Canadian Citizenship Test: best tips from people who have passed it

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If you are sick with worry about taking the Canadian Citizenship Test, then you are not the only one. Most people suffer from some level of exam anxiety. But anxiety levels soar sky high when it comes to taking the citizenship test. This is perhaps the most important test a person can take in their [...]

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