Canada Passport

Your Passport Is Going To Be More Expensive

CP | Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.19.2013 | Canada Travel

OTTAWA - The cost of getting a Canadian passport is going up significantly in the new year.Without the fee increases, Passport Canada would not be abl...

Althia Raj

Tories Pushed Design Of New ePassports In Historical Direction

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 10.26.2012 | Canada Politics

The Conservative government’s fervour for Canadian history will play out on the pages of your new passport, soon to be unveiled after nine years of ...

Heading to Rwanda Part 2: Airplane Access Denied

Averie MacDonald | Posted 09.02.2012 | Canada Travel
Averie MacDonald

My passport had plenty of time on it for just my trip to Rwanda -- but I am going to Kenya after and by then, my passport would have had about four months left on it. I decided not to risk it and got my passport renewed (even paid a pretty penny to put a rush on it!). I thought "Now I'll be fine, right?" Wrong! When I showed up to the airport in Toronto, all ready to head off for my African adventure, I was not allowed to get on the plane...

Respecting Canadians' Privacy in the Decade After 9/11

Jennifer Stoddart | Posted 11.08.2011 | Canada
Jennifer Stoddart

Understandably, due to the tragedy of 10 years ago, governments have sought stronger security. But, as the pursuit of greater security continues, it doesn't have to come at privacy's expense. Privacy is not an unconditional entitlement and there may be cases when its protections must give way to meet a greater good.

Why Your Border Wait Got Longer

The Canadian Press | Posted 09.20.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- OTTAWA - Canadians are being pulled aside for close inspection by border agents more often upon returning home -- ironically bec...

Citizenship Is Earned

Keith Beardsley | Posted 09.19.2011 | Canada Politics
Keith Beardsley

The government will attempt to strip some 1,800 people of their Canadian citizenship as it is alleged it was obtained through fraudulent means. Good for the government. This move can serve as a signal to the rest of the world that our citizenship is something to be valued.