Canadian in Qatar
Welcome all. This will be a good place for the Canadians to coordinate their activities and share relevant information.
(pour la version française de ce message, veuillez nous contacter à kwait-cs/-a-t-/international.gc.ca)
Brian Arkinstall, the Consul at the Canadian Embassy in Kuwait will be travelling to Doha Qatar to meet with consular clients from October 4 to October 6, 2010.
Drop-in sessions have been established for Canadian citizens who require Consular services. Appointments are not being taken.
. 13:00 - 17:00 - Sheraton Doha Hotel - down the stairs besides QNB bank, near the Al-Khor ballroom (for more details contact the Consular section). Look for the area full of sofas, the Consul will be seated there.
To all Canadian Citizens resident in Qatar,
We are pleased to report that the Government of Canada will be opening a new Embassy of Canada in the State of Qatar. The design and construction work will take place over the next several months and we hope to open in late spring or early summer 2011.
Canadian Diplomatic representatives currently on assignment in Qatar, Chargé d'affaires Gary Luton and First Secretary and Consul Jean-Pierre Paquet, are overseeing preparations for the new embassy and a number of bilateral visits, delegations and events taking place in Doha over the next several months.
Saw the below article in the Globe and Mail. Quite alarming really, as my son was born here in Doha so it would affect him directly!
expatriates fear for children's fate under new rules
Changes to citizenship laws limit ability to pass Canadian status to those born outside Canada, critics say
From Tuesday's Globe and Mail
February 3, 2009 at 3:37 AM EST
OTTAWA — Expatriate Canadians say their children who have been born abroad are being denied the full rights of citizenship under rules that come into effect in April.
I started the group a long while back but have been totally inactive in terms of posting anything up (which is obvious since this is the first post).
So we have a few members now so I thought I'd start with some introductions.
My name is Moeed, and I have been in Doha since Jan 2005. Used to live in Toronto and before that Mississauga. Living in Doha with wife and a toddler son has been a challenge but also wonderful many ways.
How about you guys? Where from and how are you enjoying Doha?
Questions and Answers
- Sample Budget and Cost of Living
- Qatar Schools Database
- Residents Guide to Qatar
- Siteseeing in Qatar
- Traffic Rules
- Attending a Qatari Wedding
- Gift ideas from Qatar
- Buying a used car in Qatar
- Renting in Qatar
- What to consider when renting in Qatar
- Preparing for Winter in Qatar
- Registering a birth in Qatar
- Blackberry phones in Qatar
- Old Qatar
- What's Happening in Qatar
- Online Shopping in Qatar
- What does Doha look like?