New Definition of Age of Dependants Now in Force

On Friday, October 27, 2017, the Government of Canada has changed the definition of the age of dependants from “under 19” to “under 22,” as it had promised to do. This change applies to all new applications received by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) on or after October 24, 2017. IRCC also announced that […]

Change of Age of “Dependent Child”

Please be advised that as of August 1, 2014, the definition of a “dependent child” will change to be a person who is LESS THAN 19 years of age and is not a spouse or common-law partner; or a person who is 19 years of age or older who has depended substantially on the financial […]