New Citizenship Rules for Canada Effective April 17, 2009

Our law firm does not directly handle immigration to Canada, but this was newsworthy enough to report since many of our Canadian clients would find it helpful. 

A new law will come into effect on April 17, 2009 amending the Canadian Citizenship Act. The new law will give Canadian citizenship to certain individuals who lost it and to others who will be recognized as citizens for the first time.  To read the key parts of the new Canadian Citizenship Act, please click here.