Aptly named ‘Welcome to Canada’, this initiative by Citizenship and Immigration Canada(CIC) is going to be a valuable step for newcomers to Canada.
‘Welcome to Canada’ guide—Canada government will unleash the new guide for Canadian immigrants today. This new guide will feature seveal things that are of significance for newcomers. Newcomers need to study this new Canada guide carefully to know the details about Canada’s history and Canadian way of life among other things.
Canada’s ‘Welcome to Canada’ guide is aimed to inform newcomers about various facets of Canadian life, culture, history and the rules for keeping them abrupt about the do’s and don’ts after immigrating to Canada.
The guide will have special emphasis on marriage customs that have been forbidden and need to be known to the newcomers in Canada. And it willl also provide knowledge about the role of Canada’s forces as wellas the relations of the nation with the Queen of England.
Availability of new Canada guide for newcomers—The best thing about this new Canada guide is its easy access. It will be available online. So, the newcomers just need to go online for downloading the guide as as an eBook.
Moreover, Canada settlement service providers will also be providing newcomers with the copy of the new Canada guide on their arrival at the airport.
‘Welcome to Canada’ is a voluminous 146 page booklet by CIC(Citizenship and Immigration Canada) containing color pictures along with personal testimonies.
Canada marriage fraud and human smuggling—‘Welcome to Canada’ guide specifies it quite clearly that marrying any Canada permanent resident or Canada citizens just for getting entry to the nation is a crime. And anyone including Canada permenent resident or Canada citizen involved in marriage of convenience for the purposes of Canada immigration shall be guilty of crime, the guide further clarifies.
Another issue touches in the guide for new immigrants is human trafficking. Described as a ‘terrible crime in the guide, human trafficking means exploitation of children and females for sex.
The guide gives a clear message to newcomers to inform police immediately in case of any incidence of human trafficking. Charter of Rights and Freedoms, same-sex marriages—The new booklet also refers to the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
And there is a section guiding newcomers that same-sex marraiges are considered legal in Canada. The guide condems honor killings, forced marriage, female genital mutilation and spouse abuse.