That’s easy. She just needs to come to Canada and you can marry wherever. You just need to apply for a provincial or municipal marriage license (depending upon which provinde you’re in).
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You need to sponsor him for permanent residence. There is an application and if he’s currently in Canada you want the “inland” sponsorship process.
Once the pandemic is under control, she can marry you in any province or territory of Canada provided she can get a visitor visa and successfully travel here. She just needs to have legal status in Canada (i.e. visitor status) and a valid ID.
Provided your boyfriend is currently in Canada…
When the local marriage office reopens, after the pandemic measures are lessened, you need to complete a marriage application, pay the fee, provide your IDs (passports are acceptable for foreigners) and it is possible, that they will require proof of your boyfriend’s single status. (Call/email ahead to confirm that is not a requirement.)
If he has already received his Confirmation of Permanent Residence (COPR) it will not affect his application.
As long as your fiance can get a visa to Canada and enter the country – unlikely during the pandemic – you can marry in Canada no problem.
You will both need your passports. You can contact the municipal office where you plan to get married to see if you need other documentation outside of the application and the fee.
You can only overstay your visitor status if your spouse has already submitted the sponsorship application. If that application has not been submited when your visitor status is about to expire, you have to leave the country.
Under normal circumstances this is very possible. Once pandemic travel restrictions are eased again, it will be possible again.
As long as your American fiance isn’t trying to live in Canada, there shouldn’t be a problem.
You do not need proof of single status but it is possible, though unlikely, that your fiance may need proof iof single status. Contact your local municipal office where you plan to marry to find out.