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Important notice

Good news! We have updated our writing tools. Writing Tips and The Canadian Style have been combined to create a new tool called Writing Tips Plus.

Don’t forget to update your bookmarks. Within a few weeks, Writing Tips will no longer be available.

To begin your search, go to the alphabetical index below and click on the first letter of the word you are searching for.

landed immigrant, permanent resident

The term landed immigrant has been replaced in Canadian immigration law by the term permanent resident.

  • Giorgio was proud when he became a landed immigrant in Canada in the 1960s.
  • His nephew Pietro received notice of his permanent resident status in June 2000.