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Cum îi vor afecta pe români noile reguli de intrare ale guvernului Canadei

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Începând cu 5 iunie, 2018, cetățenii români vor avea nevoie de un pașaport electronic valabil pentru a continua să călătorească în Canada fără viză sau în baza Autorizației de călătorie electronice (eTA) pentru călătoriile întreprinse pe calea aerului. Aceasta înseamnă că românii care dețin un pașaport non-electronic, cum ar fi pașaportul temporar, vor avea nevoie de o viză valabilă pentru a călători în Canada.


Canada is changing its entry rules for citizens of the United Arab Emirates

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As of 5:30 a.m. ET (1:30 p.m. GST) on June 5, 2018, citizens of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will no longer need a visa to travel to Canada for short stays (normally for up to six months) for visiting, business, and tourism activities.


2018 IRCC Citizenship Judge Appointees

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Joan Mahoney is a career public servant who worked as a civilian employee of the Halifax Regional Police Service and for the Province of Nova Scotia. She has experience in writing government policy and interpreting and applying legislation and regulations for the Province of Nova Scotia’s 911 service.


Changes to Medical Inadmissibility Policy

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Every year, approximately 1,000 applicants for permanent and temporary residence in Canada receive a medical inadmissibility finding. It is determined that their health condition may adversely affect health or social services, and this may lead to them being found to be medically inadmissible. About 200 to 300 cases relate to special education services for children.


Clearing the backlog 

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We met our commitment to clear 80% of the December 2016 backlog.


Reuniting families faster

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As of December 31, 2017, we met our commitment to process 80% of spousal applications that were received in December 2016.


Changes to the Citizenship Act as a Result of Bill C-6

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Bill C-6, an Act to amend the Citizenship Act and make consequential amendments to another Act, received Royal Assent on June 19, 2017. This chart explains the changes that have been made to the Citizenship Act and indicates when these changes are expected to come into force.


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