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My future wife was born in the USA, her father was born in

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My future wife was born in the USA, her father was born in Stratford On Canada, is my future wife a Canadian because her father was
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Canada Law
Expert:  Debra replied 9 months ago.

Yes.

She was born to a Canadian so she is in the first generation born abroad category and is deemed to be a Canadian citizen.

Let me know if you need any further clarification.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Since she is Canadian how does she get citizen papers and how long does she have to live in Ontario to get health benefits
Expert:  Debra replied 9 months ago.

Here is a link to the information she will need to apply for proof of citizenship:

http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/citizenship/proof.asp

She has to live in Ontario for three months before she can get OHIP.

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