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Organization Profile - Citizenship Commission

Citizenship Commission

The information presented on the following pages is for reference purposes only and should not be considered or relied on as an authoritative or exhaustive source of all Governor in Council appointments or positions.


Minister Responsible

Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship

Mandate

The Citizenship Commission is an administrative body within Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC). The Commission consists of all citizenship judges working across Canada. Citizenship Judges are responsible for making decisions on citizenship applications which have been referred to them by a citizenship officer. Judges also administer the Oath of Citizenship and highlight the importance of the rights and responsibilities of Canadian citizenship, maintain the integrity of the citizenship process, and promote citizenship in their communities.

Head Office

Ottawa, Ontario

Appointment Provisions

Citizenship Act

The Governor in Council may appoint any citizen to be a citizenship judge.

Remuneration

Judge

  • Fixed by GiC: Position;
    per diem ($470 - $550)

Appointments

Appt/Expiry
Date
Position
Level
Citizenship Judges
Carrière, Suzanne
St. Adolphe, Manitoba
Full-Time Appointment
During Pleasure (Interpretation Act)
2018-06-11
2021-06-10
Dhaliwal, Hardish
Toronto, Ontario
Full-Time Appointment
During Pleasure (Interpretation Act)
2018-06-11
2021-06-10
Hart, Carol-Ann
North Vancouver, British Columbia
Full-Time Appointment
During Pleasure (Interpretation Act)
2018-06-11
2021-06-10
Ivri, Rochelle
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
Part-Time Appointment
During Pleasure (Interpretation Act)
2018-06-11
2021-06-10
Mahoney, Joan K.
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Full-Time Appointment
During Pleasure (Interpretation Act)
2018-06-11
2021-06-10
Senécal-Tremblay, Marie
Montréal, Quebec
Full-Time Appointment
During Pleasure (Interpretation Act)
2018-06-11
2021-06-10
Sfeir, Rania
Kirkland, Quebec
Part-Time Appointment
During Pleasure (Interpretation Act)
2018-06-11
2021-06-10
Simmons, Rodney
Toronto, Ontario
Full-Time Appointment
During Pleasure (Interpretation Act)
2018-06-11
2021-06-10
Villeneuve, Claude
Edmonton, Alberta
Full-Time Appointment
During Pleasure (Interpretation Act)
2018-06-11
2021-06-10
Wong, Albert
Toronto, Ontario
Part-Time Appointment
During Pleasure (Interpretation Act)
2017-06-21
2021-06-20
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