Becoming a Canadian Citizen Chapter 2 . Deck – Social Studies. In many ways, Canada contains the globe within it’s borders. Built by three founding peoples The Aboriginal people’s The French The English Canada has offered citizenship to people from all corners of the world.
Deck – Social Studies
Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) sets the criteria for citizenship.
85% of immigrants to Canada become citizens!
Citizenship applicants must complete a form and pay a fee, which is less for children under 18.
From permanent resident to citizen is a strong desire for most the process immigrants go through is known as naturalization, which takes time and effort.
As we have learned, all people in Canada have rights and responsibilities.
Using your notes and the textbook (chapter 2) answer the following questions on a separate sheet of paper:
1. Describe the difference between naturalization and denaturalization.
4. Create a two-column chart. In the left column list criteria for Canadian citizenship, in the right column note why you agree or disagree with each criterion.
5. Create a diagram showing the steps to becoming a Canadian citizen.
6. List some of the restrictions that non-citizens experience in Canada. Do you think these restrictions are too strict? Not strict enough? What restrictions would you add/remove?
7. Describe an example of someone who was granted citizenship as an honour.
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