citizenship test: It's been more than two years since work began on revising the study guide for Canada's citizenship test, but government says it is still working on the new citizenship guide and has no determined timeline for release, according to Toronto Star. Canadiana flank a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on a maple syrup evaporator during a citizenship ceremony at the Vanier Sugar Shack, in Ottawa on Wednesday, April 11. Internal emails from the Immigration department dating back to 2016 show officials were hoping the launch of the new guide could coincide with Canada 150 celebrations and the 70th anniversary of the Citizenship Act events that took place over a year ago. Justin Tang / THE CANADIAN PRESS file photo But so far, no official guide has immigration critic Michelle Rempel says she believes bureaucrats were sent back to the drawing board after a draft copy of the revised guide, obtained last year by The Canadian Press, revealed the department had removed references to barbaric cultural practices, including female genital mutilation, as being against Canadian law references that were added by the Stephen Harper government in 2011. Article Continued Below I think probably he mishandled that so badly they're delaying any sort of output. The immigration minister's response to the issue around removing the language about female genital mutilation being a very intolerable practice from the citizenship guide, his delay and his response, I would surmise, didn't go well within the prime minister's office, Rempel said. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.
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