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 →

Breadcrumb Links News Canadian politics Canada Immigration Minister Chris Alexander is spearheading what have been dubbed the ‘first comprehensive citizenship law reforms in more than a generation’ Publication date : December 27, 2013 • December 27, 2013 • 5 minute read • Join the conversation Chris Roussakis/National Post/Files Content ofRead More →