Immigration

As you make Ontario your home, you may be having some difficulty figuring out what your status is and what your rights are. These resources will help you settle in and plan your next steps.

Immigration Resources

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Whether you’re a citizen, permanent resident, or refugee, you should know you rights if you're ever stopped by an immigration officer.
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Canada was built on the backs of enslaved people, who were segregated even after slavery ended. Systemic racism continues to this day.
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Immigrants
As a PR, you can attend school, access healthcare, and live and work in Canada. You can only vote if you're a citizen, however.
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Citizenship
You can have a voice by voting or through civic and/or political engagement in your community.
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Citizenship
To apply, you'll need to make sure you're eligible, pay the fee, and take a Citizenship Test.
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Refugees
You'll need to talk to a settlement worker, gather your documents, and pay a fee to apply for an open work permit as a refugee claimant.