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Legal Citizenship

Citizenship / CivicsThe Challenge of Community LivingSocial Tradeoffs are necessary for a functioning community.Living out the Balance within Different Communities.

Canadian Citizenship in Law

- There are many different Legal Definitions regarding Canadian Citizenship


Permanent Resident to Canada




Dual Citizen




Legal Citizenship

Immigrating to Canada- There are 3 Classes of Immigrant in Canadian LawRefugees- Can’t Stay Where they are Can’t Go Home (Countryless)- Recently: Syrian Refugees- Must have a Hearing with Immigration and Refugee BoardFamily Class Immigrants- In 2016: 46,270 Refugees- Canadian citizens can sponsor certain Relatives to come to Canada- This is Canada’s most popular form of immigration

- Family relationship, medical and

criminal background checks are required

Business Class Immigrants

Can come to Canada to work if:

- Invest in Canada – money limits apply

- Bring or start a business in Canada

- no one in Canada can fill a position

ie. High Skill workers

- When People Come to Canada Under these Classes of Immigration, they can become a

Permanent Resident to Canada.



- Currently Canada takes about

300,000 immigrants per year



Legal Citizenship

Permanent Resident to Canada- A Permanent Resident is not a Canadian Citizen.- They have immigrated to Canada to live / reside in Canada.- Temporary visitors; Students and Foreign Workers are not Permanent Residents- For many immigrants, being a permanent resident is a stepping stone to Canadian Citizenship.- They must have a Permanent Resident Card – PR CardPermanent Residents Can/Must- Get gov’t health and social benefits- Live, work, study anywhere in Canada- Pay taxes and respect the law

- Apply for Canadian Citizenship

Permanent Residents Cannot

- Vote or Run for Elected Office

- Hold certain High Security Positions.





Legal Citizenship

Becoming a Canadian Citizen- Generally there are 4 ways Someone Becomes a Canadian Citizen.A Canadian Citizen By Birth- With a few exceptions ( ___ ), anyone born in Canada is a Canadian CitizenA Canadian Citizen By Descent / Parents- Generally, any person who was born to a parent born or naturalized in Canada is a Canadian citizen by descent.- As long at the parent has not Renounced their Canadian citizenship.A Canadian Citizen by AdoptionA Canadian Citizen by Naturalization- A permanent resident of Canada that completes the Legal Process (Naturalization) of becoming a Canadian Citizen- A new law in 2007 allows

adopted children the right to apply for citizenship immediately after the adoption without having to become

a permanent resident.- The final step in Naturalization is the

Citizenship Ceremony and the Oath of Citizenship.

- There are many steps/requirements to becoming a Naturalized Canadian/A Citizen.

- One step is the

Citizenship Test



Legal Citizenship

Confused About Your Citizenship?Dual or Multiple Citizenship- Each country has different rules. If another country recognizes you as a citizen – you have dual citizenship.- There are no forms or certificates. Canadians are allowed to take foreign citizenship and keep their Canadian CitizenshipRenouncing Citizenship- Some countries will not accept dual citizenship- To Renounce Canadian Citizenship1. Prove that you are / about to be a citizen of another country2. Not live in Canada3. Be at least 18 years old.

Losing Your Citizenship- Since 2007 the only way a Canadian can lose their citizenship is to Renounce it.

US Senator Ted Cruz

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Legal Citizenship

Born or Naturalized Citizen?- It makes no difference. You are a Citizen of Canada and get all the same rights and responsibilities.Interesting Question….- Can “Born” Canadians Meet All the Requirements of Naturalized Citizens?- Can You Pass the Citizenship Test?

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