New language and residency rules for Canadian citizenship kick in next week

New language and residency rules for Canadian citizenship kick in next week

Starting Oct. 11, permanent residents will be eligible to apply for Canadian citizenship if they have lived in the country for three out of the previous five years.

Also, applicants over 55 years of age are once again exempt from the language and knowledge tests for citizenship under the amended citizenship regulations to be announced by Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen on Wednesday.

Sources:
Toronto Star - https://www.thestar.com/news/immigration/2017/10/04/new-language-and-res...

http://yourlegalrights.on.ca/news/new-language-and-residency-rules-canad...