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  1. Snowisland

    PR Card (New/Renewal) Processing Timeline 2020

    Updates are seven days a week. When I got my original Pr the decision made was on a Sunday.
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    June 2019 citizenship applicants

    I am 62 and don’t require test or language proof. I have been in process since October. I have contacted my local mp and everything is done except verifying my travel dates. After that I would be expecting an oath date. But I have not got decision made yet. So I would think the delay for your...
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    May 2019 Citizenship Application

    Ty, yes I meant the card. I live in BC. My husband has me on his insurance at work.
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    May 2019 Citizenship Application

    Do you know if an expired Pr will effect receiving health care? Thank you.
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    Citizenship test “COVID situation “

    I am old so I am exempt from testing but still haven’t got decision made. June 2019 application. October 2019 in process.
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    Tax Implications in Canada for couples moving from US with US citizenship

    I moved from the USA to Canada. I had a job that I retired from that pays me a retirement pension. A few months ago I started getting my social security retirement pension, too. in addition, I have money in tax shelters, Roth, 403b and traditional ira. The roth, ira and 403b are still in the...
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    June 2019 citizenship applicants

    I applied in late June . I’m over 54 so exempt from testing. Last month my local MP office checked on mine. Only thing not done was verifying my time in Canada matches entry records. And my MP was told not to contact them again unless it was an urgent matter. I am still not decision made. And I...
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    June 2019 citizenship applicants

    Apply for renewal of Pr because if you have to leave the Canada for any reason you can’t get back in without Pr.
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    June 2019 citizenship applicants

    I also applied in June and in process since October. I am over 54, so no test or proof of language required. Best of luck to all.
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    Tax for PR vs Citizen

    Every year my tax preparer asks me if I am a citizen yet. Is the tax rate different for a citizen than a permanent resident? Thank you.
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    June 2019 citizenship applicants

    COVID-19: safety measures To keep everyone safe, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada is cancelling all citizenship ceremonies, tests and retests, and itinerant service trips as of March 14, 2020, until further notice. Please check this page regularly for up-to-date information The...
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    June 2019 citizenship applicants

    Hi everyone. Just noticed I get tagged sometimes when people get good news and want the spreadsheet updated. I’m not an administrator. I just give people a thumbs up when they post good news, so I think my doing that has caused people to think I’m an administrator. Sorry, I’m just so happy for...
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    June 2019 citizenship applicants

    if you live in a rural area and are far from the usual places for testing, interview and oath ceremony, they occasionally add a temporary location in which to attend. For instance, I live in Fort St. John, British Columbia. The usual locations are Kelowna, Surrey and Vancouver. All of which are...
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    June 2019 citizenship applicants

    https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/corporate/contact-ircc/offices/find-temporary-offices.html The temporary oath locations have been updated.
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    June 2019 citizenship applicants

    Thanks and congratulations to you! I’m nervous because we booked a vacation that’s not refundable to Hawaii in April. I know, not smart on my part. But, Prince George would be just an overnight trip and that would be better than going all the way to Vancouver or Surrey. Wish they had the dates...
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    June 2019 citizenship applicants

    Updated list of temporar i don’t know what location I will be in, as I don’t have an invite, but Prince George is in my province and is six hours away, Vancouver is more like twelve hours away. Thanks for posting.
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    June 2019 citizenship applicants

    I have a vacation booked thru a travel agency, to the USA in April. I have a USA passport. I know I can travel to the USA on my passport, but will I have any trouble returning to Canada? My main concern is if I take the oath before my trip and no longer have my pr card. From my research it...
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    June 2019 citizenship applicants

    Congratulations to those getting test invites! What location are you?
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    June 2019 citizenship applicants

    Has anyone been asked for a birth certificate or marriage license? I have to mail my originals to file for my old age social security pension and will wait if they might be needed for citizenship. Thank you in advance.