To permit Canada to pursue the maximum social, cultural and economic benefits of immigration;
To support and assist the development of ethnic communities in Canada;
To see that families are reunited in Canada;
To protect the health and safety of Canadians and to maintain the security of Canadian society; or
All of the above are objectives.
Nationals from all the above countries require visas.
You do not need a study permit if you plan to take a course or program in Canada that lasts six months or less.
If a foreign national who is on study permit has been out of status (the student permit has expired) for 60 day may not apply to reinstate or restore his status
If you have a valid study permit, you may be able to work on the campus of the institution you attend without a work permit
If you are arriving from overseas, Canada Border Services Agency officers make the final decision on whether you will receive a study permit
All the above are true
If they are a fulltime student, on the campus of the university or college at which they are a fulltime student, for the period for which they hold a study permit to study at that university or college;
As an employee of a foreign news company for the purpose of reporting on events in Canada;
As a guest speaker for the sole purpose of making a speech or delivering a paper at a dinner, graduation, convention or similar function, or as a commercial speaker or seminar leader delivering a seminar that lasts no longer than five days; or
As a provider of emergency services, including medical services, for the protection or preservation of life or property; or
All of the above, that is, none of the groups listed above require a work permit.
The sponsor's grandmother;
The sponsor's conjugal partner;
The sponsor's child;
The sponsor's uncle; or
All of the above are members of the family class.
The sponsor is at least 18 years of age;
The sponsor is prepared to fulfill the obligations of a sponsorship undertaking;
The sponsor must have adequate knowledge of one of the official languages of Canada;
The sponsor is not detained in any penitentiary, jail reformatory or prison; or
Sponsors must meet all the above requirements.
The sponsor's spouse;
The sponsor's same-sex and common law partner;
The sponsor's common-law partner;
The sponsor's dependent child; or
The sponsor's grandmother.
The Citizenship Act, the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom (the Charter), Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA), Immigration Refugee Protection Regulations (IRPR) and CIC or CBSA policy manuals
IRPA, IRPR, the Citizenship Act, CIC or CBSA policy manuals
The Canadian Constitution which includes the Charter of Rights and Freedom, IRPA, IRPR, CIC or CBSA policy manuals
IRPA, IRPR, the Charter, CIC or CBSA policy manuals,
The Best Interest of a Child is NOT a determinative factor in an application on H&C grounds.
The reference to the best interests of a child in section 25 of IRPA does not make a distinction between Canadian and non- Canadian born children. In other words, if an H&C applicant has two children, one a Canadian citizen and the other a foreign national, the best interests of both children will be considered under s 25.
There is a twostep assessment of an application made under section 25 of the IRPA (H&C) application
An H&C applicant is entitled to an oral hearing
Mother or Father
Brother or Sister