Earlier today, Triathlon Today published an article about World Triathlon and its relationship with the Super League Triathlon (SLT), which will host the next series of Esports World Championships. One of SLT’s co-founders is Leonid Boguslavsky (pictured, right, above, with Super League co-founders Michael Dhulst and Chris McCormack), who hasRead More →

PDF flyer: CE – Citizenship Class 2022 HWDSB Continuing Education offers in-person and online courses for Canadian citizenship preparation. The citizenship preparation course emphasizes the knowledge and language skills necessary for the Canadian citizenship test. Different sessions are offered for the 2021-2022 academic year: Session 1: April 5 to JuneRead More →

OTTAWA (ON), January 1, 2022 /CNW/ – The Honorable Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, issued the following statement: “Today marks 75and anniversary of the Canadian citizenship lawa major moment in from Canada history and a milestone on our path to full independence and nationhood. Before the ActtheRead More →

Chandigarh Police said Monday they had no knowledge of Canadian citizenship taken by an accused police inspector in the Area 37 property seizure case ThroughHT correspondent, Chandigarh Chandigarh police said on Monday they had no knowledge of Canadian citizenship taken by a police inspector charged in the Area 37 propertyRead More →

Posted December 3, 2021 8:00 AM EST Canada’s online citizenship application portal is open to people who have representatives, but representatives will not be able to apply on their behalf until next year. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has expanded its online portal to include applications from applicants whoRead More →

Hong Kong actor Nicholas Tse, star of recent Chinese action blockbuster raging firesays he is renouncing his Canadian citizenship amid widespread skepticism in mainland China of local celebrities of foreign nationality. Over the weekend, while raging fire soared to $175 million at the Chinese box office, Tse told a CCTVRead More →

Canadian Immigration News: Eligible permanent residents of Canada can apply to become citizens with just a few mouse clicks now that the online citizenship application website is live. “The new online application is user-friendly,” boasts Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) on its website. “For example, you can now saveRead More →

Last updated on September 2, 2021 Canada Online citizenship The application website is now live and allows eligible permanent residents to apply to become citizens with a few mouse clicks. “The new online application is user-friendly,” boasts Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) on its website. “For example, you canRead More →

“This test does very little to make immigrants better Canadians and therefore should be changed or dropped,” reads reader OrilliaMatters accepts letters to the editor (d[email protected]). This letter follows an article titled “A decolonized citizenship ceremony is a step towards reconciliation”, published on August 8.********************I obtained Canadian citizenship a fewRead More →

National President of the National Democratic Congress, Mr. Samuel Ofosu Ampofo The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) National Speaker, Mr. Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, has expressed his shock at the verdict of a Cape Coast High Court which nullified the Assin North 2020 parliamentary elections. The court, presided over by JudgeRead More →

Daniel is a first generation Canadian. His parents came to Canada from Chile in the 1970s, when this country was ruled by a military dictatorship and its grandparents and great-grandparents were all immigrants and refugees. Adrienne clarkson, ICC Co-Chair said, “Daniel’s family history and professional experience as a successful activistRead More →

QUEBEC, June 16, 2021 / CNW Telbec / – Lawyers Without Borders Canada (ASFC), in collaboration with the Canadian Partnership for International Justice (PCJI), calls on the Canadian government to respect its obligation to prosecute crimes against humanity and war crimes, in particular in the case of Jorge Vinicio SosaRead More →

There is new momentum in Canada to offer citizenship to dissident Saudi blogger Raif Badawi, which would in theory grant him new legal protections in his home country, where he has been imprisoned since 2012. In 2014, Badawi was sentenced to 10 years in prison. , including time already served,Read 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 →

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 →

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 →

“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 →

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 →

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 →