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A Canadian is a Canadian: Citizenship Laws Set to Change

The citizenship Bill C-24 enforced in June 11, 2015 which reminds Canadians that citizenship is not a right but a privilege is set to be repealed as Immigration Minister John McCallum introduced his new bill when the House of Commons began sitting in February 25, 2016. The various changes enacted under Bill C-24, also known as the Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act …

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New Canada Permanent Resident Card

Permanent resident  (PR) card  is the official proof of immigration status for all permanent residents of Canada and this card is required each time a PR re-enters the country.  Thus, PRs should carry their PR card at all times when travelling outside Canada. As part of the Government of Canada’s commitment to border security and upholding the integrity of …

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Changes in the Rules of Getting and Keeping Your Canadian Citizenship

The new citizenship Bill C-24 introduced by Canada’s Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Chris Alexander was fully enforced in June 11, 2015. These changes, according to Chris Alexander would remind individuals that citizenship is not a right but a privilege. It seems that with the changes in the citizenship law, it will be harder to …

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Immigrating to Canada (5/5) – Use of Representative

For the last installment of this blog series, I will try to answer one of the most asked questions that I received since I started this blog series, the question whether you need to hire immigration representative when you apply to immigrate to Canada. When I was still completing my family’s application for Manitoba Provincial …

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Immigrating to Canada (4/5) – Your Documents and Your Application

If you are following my Immigrating to Canada blog series, by now, you may have already determined which immigration category or program you may apply under and you now have a better idea of how much money you need to prepare to support your application. In this post, let us discuss about the document that …

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Immigrating to Canada (1/5)- How Do I Start?

It has been almost a month since Manitoba reopened the Skilled Worker Overseas Stream and started it’s application intake, it has also been a month since I last posted about this and how the process in application in take was changed, I am receiving quite a lot of emails and direct messages, ask­ing me questions about immigration process.  I …

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