This website was developed by Changing Together.. A Centre for Immigrant Women in collaboration with the Centre For Public Legal Education in Alberta Funding was provided by the Alberta Law Foundation.
We thank the foreign brides who provided us with insight as to their information needs and who tested the pilot site.
This website provides general information about the law. It is not meant to be used as legal or other professional advice. Please consult a lawyer for legal advice.
The information on this site was correct at the time that it was posted. There may have been subsequent changes, which make the information outdated at the time you are reading it.
Links to website’s that do not belong to us are provided for your convenience. We are not responsible for their contents or their security.
This website is intended to address issues facing foreign brides and generally wish to enter Canada via sponsorship in the family class. Applications for Permanent Resident status made by members of the family class are treated differently from all other applications for Permanent Residence status in Canada. This website is not intended to provide information on any other kinds of applications for Permanent Resident status.