Canada Passports

'Green Banana' Dilemma: Should Seniors Curtail Purchases?

Robert Waite | Posted 01.12.2017 | Canada
Robert Waite

Recently I needed to renew my Canadian passport. To my surprise, I was given a choice: Renew for five years (Canada's customary period) for $120, or f...

Passport Canada May Make Big Job Cuts

CP | Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.10.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The agency that issues passports to Canadians is projecting a quarter of its workforce could be cut as it rolls out new chip-embedded, 10-yea...

Canada's New Passport Takes A Trip Through History (PHOTOS)

CP | Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.26.2012 | Canada Travel

OTTAWA - Canada's passports are being updated to include chip technology and watermark images designed to prevent fraud, but are also going to cost a ...

Canadian Passports Set To Go High Tech

The Huffington Post Canada | Brian Vinh Tien Trinh | Posted 09.10.2013 | Canada Travel

Get ready Canada, your passport is about go high tech. The new passport, dubbed the ePassport by the Government of Canada, is set to make its debut...

10 Things To Check Your Passport For Before You Travel

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.10.2012 | Canada Travel

For travellers, a passport is the single most important document they own -- it's the one travel item that still must be carried in paper form, not to...

He, She, It -- Does It Really Matter What our Gender is on Passports?

Aviva Rubin | Posted 07.16.2012 | Canada
Aviva Rubin

Passport Canada is looking into policy changes to the gender requirement on passport, and introducing a "genderless" passport for transgendered peoples. But the question isn't whether we should introduce a third "gender" to passport policies, but rather, should there be gender at all on passports?