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Definition: Resources about what it means to be a citizen of Canada including Canadian values, social responsibility, civic awareness, and being engaged with our democratic traditions and institutions. These resources may include information about human rights but do not exclusively deal with that topic. Does not include resources about immigration.

Alberta Resources

The Calgary Chinese Community Service Association is an ethnocultural community service agency. CCSA offers four core programs: Children and Youth, Integration and Civic Engagement (ICE), Health Program, and Legal Program. Their Law and Advocacy Program is funded by the Alberta Law Foundation and provides a range of services including: basic legal information and referrals, Commissioner for Oaths and Notary, a free legal outreach clinic and will and estate documents drafting services.

Related keywords: Advocacy, Citizenship and nationality, Legal services, Multiculturalism, Wills and estates

If you are a current or potential immigrant to Calgary this website will connect you to resources to support your success in a new life in Canada.  Services are provided by a large staff of multi-cultural professionals, who understand and have experienced the settlement process. The Centre offers a full suite of services, including: English language training for adults, supports for finding and retaining employment, and first-language settlement supports for individuals and families. With the assistance of Calgary Legal Guidance they are offering a free legal advice outreach clinic in family and immigration law.

Related keywords: Citizenship and nationality, Family law general resources, Immigration, Legal services, Refugees

Canada/Federal

Apathy is Boring is a national non-partisan project that uses art, media and technology to encourage active citizenry, outreaching to a broad demographic of youth about how to be more involved in their communities and the democratic process.
Related keywords: Citizenship and nationality, Classroom materials, Political process and voting

Created by the BC Civil Liberties Association, the overall theme of The Citizenship Handbook is citizenship, and its rights and responsiblities. It is hoped to encourage citizens - both individually and in groups - to become more involved in the democratic life of their communities.
Related keywords: Citizenship and nationality, Civil liberties

Classroom Connections is a non-profit organization which produces educational materials which are innovative in content and pedagogy and designed to engage and motivate youth. Many of their resources deal with citizenship and diversity.

Related keywords: Citizenship and nationality, Classroom materials, Diversity, Multiculturalism

The late Senator Eugene Forsey’s popular booklet on the Canadian system of governance has been revised and given a fresh new look, including some interactive web features. The 8th Edition, published by the Library of Parliament, is now available online and for download in PDF format.

Related keywords: Citizenship and nationality, Political process and voting

An online community that connects youth to find inspiration, access information, get involved, and take action in their local and global communities. Learn about and become involved in issues related to Social justice and human rights, Poverty and globalization, Peace and conflict, Environment, Cultural diversity and equity, Education, Health and wellness. The site also includes a special section for educators.

Related keywords: Citizenship and nationality, Civil society, Classroom materials, Human rights

The Civics Channel is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to research, teaching and learning in the areas of citizenship and society, leadership, governance, identity, human rights and the justice system. Their goal is to build broader understanding and strengthen our democratic traditions through education and collaboration.

Related keywords: Citizenship and nationality, Classroom materials

Canadian law permits dual or multiple citizenships: you can be a citizen of another country and still be recognized as Canadian. There are both advantages and disadvantages to dual citizenship (or dual nationality), and you may not be fully aware of the privileges, obligations, and potential problems that come with it. The Government of Canada has developed this booklet to provide you with important information on dual citizenship.

Related keywords: Citizenship and nationality, Travel

International

An online community that connects youth to find inspiration, access information, get involved, and take action in their local and global communities. Learn about and become involved in issues related to Social justice and human rights, Poverty and globalization, Peace and conflict, Environment, Cultural diversity and equity, Education, Health and wellness. The site also includes a special section for educators.

Related keywords: Citizenship and nationality, Civil society, Classroom materials, Diversity, Human rights