Application Kits/Forms Most of the applications you will need for immigration and citizenship services are available on this site.
Trousses et formulaires de demande La plupart des formulaires de demande dont vous aurez besoin pour obtenir des services en matière d'immigration et de citoyenneté se trouvent sur ce site
Emmigrating to Canada: Immigrants include independent and business immigrants, who contribute to the Canadian economy, and sponsored family members of Canadian citizens or residents.
Here is where you can find out about the different categories and how to apply.
Citizenship and Immigration Canada
This is the "official" Canadian Government web site. If you are a newcomer to
Canada, you must adapt to a new culture, language and climate. Most communities have organizations to help you become familiar with your new surroundings and find a job. This link is in many lanquages Most of the applications and information you will need for immigration and citizenship services are available on this excellent site.
Canadian Bill of Rights An Act for the Recognition
and Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms
Canadian Consulate General 3000 Marine Midland
Centre, Buffalo, New York, U.S. 14203-2884
Canadian Human Rights Act
Canada and Canadians believe
in freedom and the principle that all individuals should have an opportunity equal with other individuals to make for themselves the lives that
they are able and wish to have and to have their needs accommodated, consistent with their duties and obligations as members of society,
without being hindered in or prevented from doing so by discriminatory practices based on race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion,
age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, disability or conviction for an offence for which a pardon has been granted.
Canadian Multiculturalism Act the Constitution of Canada provides
that every individual is equal before and under the law and has the right to the equal protection and benefit of the law without discrimination
and that everyone has the freedom of conscience, religion, thought, belief, opinion, expression, peaceful assembly and association and
guarantees those rights and freedoms equally to male and female persons.
Canadian Race Relations Foundation Act Canada, as a party
to the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, has resolved to adopt all necessary measures
for speedily eliminating racial discrimination in all its forms and manifestations.
Citizenship Act The legal descriptions of who is and who is not
Taxation and Your Money Management in
Canada Taxes, Financial management, Your assets and how to preserve them
Geneva Conventions Act Canada is a signatory to the Geneva Conventions for the Protection of War Victims.
Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
REFUGEE means any person who
- (a) by reason of a well-founded fear of persecution for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group or political opinion,
- (i) is outside the country of the person's nationality and is unable or, by reason of that fear, is unwilling to avail himself of the protection of that country, or
- (ii) not having a country of nationality, is outside the country of the person's former habitual residence and is unable or, by reason of that fear, is unwilling to
return to that country, and
- (b) has not ceased to be a Convention refugee by virtue of subsection (2),
Criminal Code of Canada The laws of Canada
- Can you get Legal Aid for Immigration purposes?
- Legal Aid is usually free
to people with little income or money.
- People who have a little money but not enough to hire a lawyer may have to pay some money.
will be eligible for legal aid coverage for deportation appeals and submissions to the Minister of Immigration for deportation appeals.
Criminal Records Act An Act to provide for the relief
of persons who have been convicted of offences and have subsequently
Pardons and How to get them. If you have a criminal conviction, you may find your travel to the US restricted. A pardon
will help you obtain a US Waiver permitting you to enter the USA
Department of Canadian Heritage Act Information relating
to Canadian identity and values, cultural development, heritage and areas of natural or historical significance to the nation. Typically
Canadian, dry as dust.
Extradition ActAn Act respecting the extradition of