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Canadian Citizenship

Becoming a Canadian citizen gives you additional rights, benefits and protections that are not available to Permanent Residents, including the right to vote and the right to hold public office. Citizens are no longer required to meet residency and other requirements of Permanent Residents.

There are many differences between Canada Permanent Residents and Canadian Citizenship. PRs who do not become citizens are not entitled to the same rights and privileges as citizens. Penalties for committing a crime in Canada for citizens are different from permanent residents and temporary residents - including permanent deportation from Canada.

Contact us today at (403) 452-9515 Ext. 100 or 1-800-932-1190 or email us directly.

Caution: Why Canada Permanent Residents Should Become Citizens

Canada Permanent Residents who do not become citizens are not entitled to the same rights and privileges as citizens. Penalties for committing a crime in Canada for citizens are ...

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Case Study: Ackah Law Obtains Expedited Canadian Citizenship for Client to Compete on Team Canada

Ackah Business Immigration Law obtained expedited Canadian Citizenship application processing so our client could participate in the Kendo World Championships as a member of ...

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Government Of Canada Facilitates Access To Canadian Citizenship For Minors

Minors now have an incentive to apply for Canadian citizenship: on February 16, 2018 the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship announced changes to the fee schedule ...

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Do I qualify for Canadian Citizenship Status?

On June 19, 2017 Canada’s Parliament passed Bill C-6, which introduced changes to the Canadian Citizenship Act. These changes are slowly being implemented in stages. On October ...

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Bill C-6 Citizenship Act Changes Effective October 11, 2017

On June 19, 2017, Canada's Bill C-6 passed Parliament. The new law is more flexible and simplifies and streamlines the process for immigrants to become Canadian citizens and assures ...

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Citizenship Act Changes

On June 19, 2017, Bill C-6 was passed and significant changes were made to the Citizenship Act. However, many of the changes were not implemented immediately, and instead are now coming ...

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My sincere thank you to the Ackah Law for helping me to become a Permanent Resident here in Canada. I feel like I'm your family too because every time I feel down and hopeless, you guys are very supportive and always encouraging me that everything will be fine, that life is very beautiful ... you treat me not as a client but you treat me like a family and you showed it to me and I am very thankful that Ackah Law Team have a good heart... And you made it happened ... you work very professionally and I feel the confident working with you! Special thanks to Alicia and Evelyn for all the effort and knowledge you shared to me... you guys are awesome!

Hope you will continue to help other people like me and again, from my heart, I want to say thank you!

– Jaysen R

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