Citizenship Canada

It's About To Become Tougher To Become Canadian

CP | Diana Mehta, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.07.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - In the first major overhaul of the Citizenship Act in nearly four decades, the Conservative government vowed Thursday to tighten the rules f...

Canada Celebrates Citizenship Week

Naomi Alboim | Posted 12.18.2012 | Canada
Naomi Alboim

Canada's immigration selection system has always been rigorous, in part because we have viewed immigrants as "citizens in waiting." After three years of permanent residence, they are able to apply for citizenship and more than 89 per cent choose to do so -- one of the highest naturalization rates in the world. But, recent and proposed changes to Canada's immigration and citizenship rules are making it much more difficult for immigrants to become citizens.

Jacqueline Delange

Malcolm Gladwell: Canada Should Welcome Immigrants With Open Arms | Jacqueline Delange | Posted 09.02.2013 | Canada Business

Author Malcolm Gladwell understands the importance of countries remaining open to newcomers during times of economic hardship, having immigrated as a ...