Organization Profile - Citizenship Commission

Citizenship Commission

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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

Citizenship Judges are appointed by the Governor in Council.

Remuneration

Judge

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

Appointments

Appt/Expiry
Date
Position
Level
Citizenship Judges
Brum, Renata
Milton, Ontario
Full-Time Appointment
During Pleasure (Interpretation Act)
2017-08-21
2018-10-05
Pash, Gerald W.
Victoria, British Columbia
Part-Time Appointment
During Pleasure (Interpretation Act)
2012-06-21
2018-06-20
Taschereau, Myriam
St-Bruno, Quebec
Part-Time Appointment
During Pleasure (Interpretation Act)
2017-06-21
2018-06-20
Wong, Albert
Toronto, Ontario
Part-Time Appointment
During Pleasure (Interpretation Act)
2017-06-21
2018-06-20
Wong, Roy
Vancouver, British Columbia
Full-Time Appointment
During Pleasure (Interpretation Act)
2012-10-29
2018-10-28
Woodard, Joseph
Calgary, Alberta
Full-Time Appointment
During Pleasure (Interpretation Act)
2012-03-05
2018-03-04