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Citizenship Oath: Ont ., and Announcement Checks

citizenship oath: As a country that's committed to the settlement and integration of newcomers successfully so they can restart their lives and make contributions to our society, we have to ensure the path to citizenship for permanent residents, he said, according to CBC. Proposed changes in citizenship oath Pledging honour for Indigenous treaties Hussen said today's announcement checks off a major campaign promise for the Liberals. Hussen said at an event in Brampton, Ont., that the new requirements will make the path to join the Canadian family easier and more flexible. The new rules include The required duration of a physical presence in Canada is reduced to three out of five years, from four out of six years.A portion of time spent in Canada before permanent resident status will count toward residency requirements, which will give credit to temporary workers and students. CBC News has reported that there was a significant drop in the number of immigrants applying to become Canadian citizens after a sharp fee increase three years ago. The age range for language and knowledge requirements is reduced to 18 to 54 years old, from the previous requirement of 14 to 64. ( As reported in the news.