First person to get Citizenship revoked under Bill C-24

The government has begun the process of revoking the citizenship of an Iranian-Canadian serving a prison sentence in Edmonton for terrorism, according to sources familiar with the case. Hiva Alizadeh is the first Canadian to be targeted by a law that allows Ottawa to strip the citizenship from Canadians convicted of terrorist offences, provided they […]

Changes To Canada’s Citizenship Act To Come Into Force This Week

There has been a lot of talk about Citizenship Act during last two year. Lots of reforms and changes were gradually announced but those long-awaited changes to Canada’s citizenship laws will finally come into effect this week by Thursday, June 11. The reforms result from a bill of law passed by the Canadian Parliament last […]

CHANGES TO THE CANADIAN CITIZENSHIP ACT – Bill C-24

The Canadian Citizenship Act changed in 2014 due to Bill C-24 – Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act. Here is the announcement. Below chart is listing those changes that took place as the result of this bill. THE CITIZENSHIP ACT CHANGES TO THE ACT Effective to Date The current residency requirements require you to be: Living in Canada for 3 […]