Canadian Citizenship

As a new immigrant, after you have taken care of all your basic settlement needs and spent enough time in Canada with permanent resident status, it is time to think about becoming a Canadian citizen.

With citizenship come rights and responsibilities. For people 18 years of age or older, one of the primary differences between permanent resident status and that of a citizen is the right to vote in democratic elections.

In this section of the Guide learn more about:

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