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Megan Stewart

Megan Stewart is a Vancouver Observer contributing editor and a reporter for The Vancouver Courier.

Articles

Dec 5th, 2010
Jason Kenney won't meet with Don Chapman, but the Minister challenges the activist in the pages of a student newspaper.
Nov 21st, 2010
The Canadian Press today reported on the saga of lost Canadians and focused on the plight of Jackie Scott, whose story was first told in the Vancouver Observer on Canada Day this year.  CP...
Nov 8th, 2010
When Evi Quaid pleaded for refugee status in Vancouver last month, she didn't carry a Canadian passport. Her detention surely would have gone differently if she had.  Only when a lawyer began...
Oct 31st, 2010
Ottawa is waking up to the reality that Canada's citizenship rights are discriminatory and sexist. A Liberal campaigner urges the creation of a citizenship ombudsman to "focus solely on the...
Oct 3rd, 2010
Since the Vancouver Observer first reported the story of Jackie Scott and others like her who are denied Canadian citizenship because of archaic and sexist laws, Don Chapman has not tired. This is a...
Jul 12th, 2010
If Howard Kornblum was going to prove he is a Canadian citizen, he had to find out where his mother was on January 1, 1947. That was the day (nine years before his birth) that Canadian citizenship...
Jul 8th, 2010
The repercussions of gender based discrimination in Canada’s Citizenship Act was under the radar in most circles until the late 2000's, when the United States government declared that Canadians...
Jul 7th, 2010
Paul Martin Sr., the father of former Canadian Prime Minster of the same name, minus the suffix, didn’t know he was on a quest for a symbol to represent "the character of Canada", but he found one,...
Jul 6th, 2010
By his own description, Don Chapman is irritating. Politicians grow weary of hearing from him, he says.  But he never gives up. His persistence has made him immensely effective in gaining the...
Jul 5th, 2010
“Bastard,” she says. Denise Tessier, 64, a retired BC Rail administrator living in Quesnel, B.C., makes a sound that could be mistaken for a sob. It’s a laugh. “My sister and I were born out of...
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