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Canadian Dual Citizens Must Now Carry Canadian Passports

As of late September, all Canadians who have dual citizenship in another country will need Canadian passports to enter Canada by air, even if they live permanently in the other country and have a passport from it. According to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), air carriers are obligated by law to confirm that all persons seeking to travel or transit through Canada carry both proof of citizenship and identity.  Passengers will be required to show these documents before boarding. The exceptions to that requirement are dual American-Canadian citizens, and travelers entering Canada by land or sea. However dual American-Canadian citizens will still need to carry proper identification and meet the basic requirements to enter Canada. According to IRCC, valid Canadian passports (including temporary passports or emergency travel documents) are the only acceptable travel documents for the purpose of international air travel by Canadians. For dual Canadian citizens living abroad,…