This part contains policy, procedures and guidance utilized by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada staff. It’s published regarding the Department’s web site as being a courtesy to stakeholders.
Officers ought to be pleased that a relationship that is genuine. A spousal relationship or common-law partnership which is not genuine or that has been entered into mainly for the true purpose of acquiring any status or privilege are going to be refused (R4). Likewise, under R4.1, the dissolution of a relationship between two people to acquire any status or privilege beneath the Act and its particular subsequent resumption will result into the relationship being excluded. This means the foreign nationwide will never be considered a partner, common-law partner or conjugal partner under the Regulations.