Welcome to your lesson on Canadian Citizenship for your ICCRC Full Skills(Entry to Practice) Exam!

This lesson series will take you 3 hours to complete.

 

Important links to work through:

Become a Canadian Citizen: IRCC: https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/canadian-citizenship/become-canadian-citizen.html

Citizenship Operational Guidelines and Instructions: IRCC: https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/corporate/publications-manuals/operational-bulletins-manuals/canadian-citizenship.html

The Citizenship Act: http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/C-29/index.html 

IRCC Help Centre: Citizenship: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/helpcentre/results-by-topic.asp?top=5&_ga=2.203696085.43036813.1529681307-1674729036.1497281130 

 

Citizenship in the news:

There are often citizenship ceremony stories like this in the news and they are always so heartwarming:
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/canadian-citizenship-ceremony-manitoba-theatre-young-people-1.4702354

Here is a story where a BC man was born overseas while his father was serving in Canada’s Armed Forces in Germany. He now has a son born in Thailand and is having difficulty proving his father’s Armed Forces service so that he can obtain Canadian citizenship for his son:
https://globalnews.ca/news/4264148/okanagan-veteran-struggling-canadian-citizenship-son/

’45 newcomers to P.E.I. receive Canadian citizenship’
http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/news/45-newcomers-to-pei-receive-canadian-citizenship-216602/

One of the best things about becoming a Canadian citizen is that the Canadian passport can be a gateway to the world:

https://triathlonmagazine.ca/feature/syrian-triathlete-receives-canadian-citizenship/

 

Birth Tourism, Citizenship and Canada:

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-44474648

https://www.macleans.ca/society/health/why-women-are-coming-to-canada-just-to-give-birth/

‘Birth tourism’ uses Canadian hospitals to make non-resident babies into citizens: petition