Title of Program: Canadian Citizenship: a right or a privilege?
**** Webinar & Video ****
Seminar ID: CCR – 0323 March 23, 2023
( 3 Credits, Approved By CICC)
Format: Webinar and Watch Video
Provider: Immigration Learning & Information Centre, IMLIN
Webinar Date: March 23, 2023
Webinar Time: Starts @ 2:00pm – Ends @ 5:15pm ET
Expiry Date for Video ONLY: March 23, 2024
This is the last step in your client’s journey to Canada. Citizenship is the ultimate status that a person can obtain. Canada’s population is comprised by individuals who were born in Canada, as well as individuals who immigrated to.
Canada has one of the highest citizenship rates ( the percentage of immigrants who become citizens) among major western countries.
Learn how to avoid mistakes when applying for Canadian Citizenship for your clients.
Find out if your client is already a Canadian Citizen and to prove it.
Learn about situations that may prevent your client from becoming Canadian citizen.
Let our expert instructor to interpret Canada Citizenship law and regulations and important case laws for your client’s difficult case.
Presenter: Katharina Kontaxis – Queen’s University – Immigration Course Instructor
Mrs. Katharina Kontaxis, RCIC-IRB first studied law in Austria, Europe from 1996 to 2000. Then, she immigrated to Canada. Upon completion of her Canadian post-secondary education, she worked in Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, and Edmonton. After 20 years of work experience in the legal field, she founded her own immigration consultancy – KIS Migration – in Edmonton, Alberta.
Her unique perspective on legal issues is based on her professional career in three languages: English, French, and German. The broad exposure to different cultures and languages has provided her with extensive experience arguing complex matters on behalf of her customers.
She truly understands the subtle nuances of the ever-changing Canadian immigration and citizenship laws and policies. With the motto “clients-first” in mind, she provides timely and efficient quality services as a Canadian immigration consultant, instructor, and author.
Since 2018, she has written several articles on immigration law and legal research that were published at MyConsultant.ca. Furthermore, she offers her assistance as IMMe Forum expert at CAPIC.
She has also taught the Foundations of Canadian Immigration Law course of the Graduate Diploma in Immigration and Citizenship Law at Queen’s University, Faculty of Law since the fall of 2021. Additionally, she instructs CPD courses for IMLIN since 2021. Previously, she lectured all courses of the Online Immigration Consultant Program at Herzing College in Toronto from 2018 to 2021.
s.3 The Right of Citizenship
s.7 Loss of Citizenship
s.11 Resumption of Citizenship
Citizenship Regulations (45 Minutes)
s.2 Grant of Citizenship (SOR/2015-124)
s.10 Renunciation of Citizenship (SOR/2015-124)
s.12 Resumption of Citizenship (SOR/2015-124)
Steps to Become Canadian Citizen
– Who Can Apply
– Physical Presence
– Language Skills
Important Case Laws
– Citizenship Refusal
– Citizenship Revocation
Closing remarks (15 minutes)
– Questions and Answers
– Conclusion & closing comments
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