Good news for new immigrants to Canada. You won't be burdened with knowing Canadian history or getting a job. You won't even be asked to stop abusing women and girls. It's Trudeau Time.
Respecting treaties with Indigenous Peoples, paying taxes and filling out the census are listed as mandatory obligations of Canadian citizenship in a draft version of a new study guide for the citizenship exam.And guess what isn't?
Some of the Conservatives' insertions attracted controversy, including increased detail about the War of 1812 and a warning that certain "barbaric cultural practices," such as honour killings and female genital mutilation, are crimes in Canada.Read more Post by Daniel Greefield
Getting rid of both those elements was what former Liberal Immigration Minister John McCallum had in mind when he said early in 2016 that the book was up for a rewrite.