Breadcrumb Links News Canadian politics Canada Badawi’s wife, Ensaf Haidar, came to Canada as a refugee, and she and their three children are now Canadian citizens living in Sherbrooke, Quebec. Publication date : March 17, 2021 • March 17, 2021 • 4 minute read • 27 comments Activists demonstrate outsideRead More →

Members of the Uyghur minority hold placards as they demonstrate asking for news of their relatives on February 22, 2021 near the Chinese consulate in Istanbul.OZAN ​​KOSE/AFP/Getty Images Three years after it was first announced, an office empowered by Ottawa to investigate allegations of human rights abuses stemming from theRead More →

OTTAWA, ON, March 12, 2021 / CNW / – Today concludes the 4th Annual Women in Manufacturing Success Forum, organized by Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) and attended by over 500 people. The event aimed to engage and inspire young women to consider careers in manufacturing, help manufacturers attract andRead More →

Yaseen Alshehadat said he carefully followed each step to complete his citizenship test, scanning photo ID and taking a selfie with his computer camera, before taking the online test in late February. The Mississauga man was relieved when he immediately received an email from the Immigration Department congratulating him onRead More →

PALESTINE. The European Bank for Development and Reconstruction (EBRD) granted Thursday, September 24, 2020 a loan of 3 million dollars (2.57 million euros) to Faten (Palestine for credit and development). With this sum, the Palestinian microfinance institution will be able to increase its support to micro, small and medium enterprisesRead More →

WASHINGTON, DC – The United States Small Business Administration, in consultation with the Treasury Department, has released detailed information on paycheck protection loan (PPP) recipients. The Paycheque Protection Program is a loan designed to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their employees on the payroll. This loanRead More →

The board of directors of the DGA-The producer health and pension plans unanimously voted to allow participants to take out loans of up to $ 20,000 from their supplementary benefit plan retirement funds “to help members in financial difficulty during the unprecedented work stoppage during the COVID-19 crisis ”. LoanRead More →

The impact of COVID-19 has led to financial hardship for homeowners across the country. The effects of COVID-19 have prompted some homeowners to take desperate measures to ensure they can protect their investments. Scam activity increases during such times, so owners should remain vigilant and beware of offers that soundRead More →

Click to enlarge Independent investigation into a whistleblower complaint about a loan of artwork to the Detroit Institute of Arts has ended, clearing the museum of wrongdoing – according to the museum. In a statement on Wednesday, the DIA said that a three-month “comprehensive” investigation by Washington, DC-based law firmRead More →

The office announced by the federal government in 2018 to deal with complaints about human rights abuses perpetrated by Canadian companies operating abroad still does not have a complaints mechanism in place. Canada’s Ombudsman for Responsible Business (CORE) was supposed to be a government watchdog who could investigate companies inRead More →

New Democrat MP Jenny Kwan asks a question during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on May 25, 2018.Justin Tang/The Canadian Press Opposition MPs are urging the Canadian government to stop outsourcing visa processing work, saying they fear one of China’s biggest public investmentRead More →

CALGARY – The head of Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters has said he expects members to struggle to hang around after US President Joe Biden ordered tougher Buy American rules for government spending. President and CEO Dennis Darby said the ordinance affects any project involving federal spending or jurisdiction and thereforeRead More →

Security guards stand at the gates of what is officially known as a Vocational Skills Teaching Center in Huocheng County, China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, September 3, 2018.THOMAS PETER/Reuters Justin Trudeau said government officials would warn Canadian companies doing business in China’s Xinjiang region not to use forced labor orRead More →

Posted December 26, 2020 at 4:00 a.m. EST A recent Department of Immigration self-assessment highlights areas where Canadian citizenship processes could be improved. The report, released in November, revealed findings and recommendations from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) on how to address issues with the citizenship program. Currently, permanentRead More →

Canada: IRCC Resumes Canadian Citizenship Tests Online December 08, 2020 Global Envoy, Inc. To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. Key points IRCC resumed online citizenship tests after eight-month suspension The initial pilot phase will include 5,000 high priority and pre-pandemic applications The test will be extendedRead More →

Almost nine months after the federal government suspended citizenship testing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the government began offering potential Canadian citizens the option to take their tests online. On March 14, the federal government halted in-person Canadian citizenship tests, retests and ceremonies in response to the evolving COVID-19 situation,Read More →

OTTAWA, ON, December 2, 2020 / CNW / – The Biennial Survey of Management Problems of Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters, released today, shows the impact of the global pandemic on manufacturers, including supply chain disruptions and increasing labor and skill shortages. Over 550 companies from nearly 20 industries responded, representingRead More →

By: Anne-Emanuelle Birn, Amaya Perez-Brumer, Angela Mashford-Pringle, Lisa Forman, and Roberta K. Timothy; by The Conversation At this crucial time in the fight against systemic anti-Black and anti-Indigenous racism, the Canadian government must take responsibility for its enduring role in spreading racism. This includes by his misleading self-portrait in DiscoverRead More →

The proposed plan raises concerns from Canada manufacturers OTTAWA, ON, October 7, 2020 / CNW / – President and CEO of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters Dennis darby today released the following statement in response to the federal government’s long-awaited ban on single-use plastics: “The federal government has long affirmed itsRead More →

At this crucial time in the fight against systemic anti-Black and anti-Indigenous racism, the Canadian government must take responsibility for its continuing role in the spread of racism. This includes through its misleading self-representation in Discover Canada, the official study guide for the test taken by applicants for Canadian citizenship.Read More →

This approach aims to provide solutions to the problems facing the recycling industry in Quebec and Canada. Credit: Carl Campbell. Leading Canadian food, beverage and packaging companies have collaborated to develop a circular economy for plastics in the country. Players in the Circular Plastics Task Force (GAPC) initiative include packagingRead More →

“I speak as a citizen of Canada.” So said Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King at the first-ever Canadian citizenship ceremony on January 3, 1947. King actually received the very first certificate, numbered 0001. Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King received the first certificate of Canadian citizenship on January 3,Read More →

Last updated November 12, 2019 2019-11-12 – Canadian citizens enjoy all the benefits and obligations of permanent residents, described here. Citizenship holders also have the following benefits and obligations: Politics Citizens can vote in federal, provincial and municipal elections, run for office and get involved in political activities, which meansRead More →

OTTAWA — It’s been more than two years since work began on revising the controversial study guide for Canada’s citizenship test, but the federal government says it needs more time to work on the release and has no release schedule. Internal Department of Immigration emails from 2016 show officials hopedRead More →

There has been an increase in applications for Canadian citizenship after the government relaxed rules regarding residency requirements and language proficiency this fall. Immigration, refugee and citizenship figures provided to CBC News show there were an average of 3,653 applications per week in the six months before the changes wereRead More →

Breadcrumb Links national Publication date : October 10, 2016 • October 10, 2016 • 4 minute read • Join the conversation Bill Janzen says he warned the Canadian government several times before an obscure law began stripping long-time Canadians of their citizenship. Photo by FRED CHARTRAND /THE CANADIAN PRESS ContentRead More →

Editor’s note: The Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers has prepared the following summary of the changes to the Citizenship Act proposed in Bill C-24, legislation introduced by the Conservative government in February. On February 6, 2014, the federal government introduced Bill C-24, legislation that amends Canada’s Citizenship Act. This newRead More →