Megan Stewart Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/4455 en Tug of war intensifies between Lost Canadian advocate and citizenship minister http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/lost-canadians/2010/12/05/tug-war-intensifies-between-lost-canadian-advocate-and-citizenship Jason Kenney won't meet with Don Chapman, but the Minister challenges the activist in the pages of a student newspaper.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/lost-canadians/2010/12/05/tug-war-intensifies-between-lost-canadian-advocate-and-citizenship" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/lost-canadians/2010/12/05/tug-war-intensifies-between-lost-canadian-advocate-and-citizenship#comments Lost Canadians citizenship Citizenship and Immigration Canada Don Chapman Jason Kenney lost Canadian The Brunswickan University of Fredericton Mon, 06 Dec 2010 06:28:00 +0000 Anne Watson 5669 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Canadian Press picks up saga of lost Canadians http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/lost-canadians/2010/11/21/canadian-press-picks-saga-lost-canadians 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.&nbsp; CP... http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/lost-canadians/2010/11/21/canadian-press-picks-saga-lost-canadians#comments Lost Canadians Canadian Press citizenship Don Chapman Jackie Scott Jason Kenney Lost Canadians Mon, 22 Nov 2010 03:52:00 +0000 Megan Stewart 5490 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Lost Canadian Evi Quaid is "one of us" but still wanted in California http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/lost-canadians/2010/11/08/lost-canadian-evi-quaid-one-us-still-wanted-california 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.&nbsp; Only when a lawyer began...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/lost-canadians/2010/11/08/lost-canadian-evi-quaid-one-us-still-wanted-california" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/lost-canadians/2010/11/08/lost-canadian-evi-quaid-one-us-still-wanted-california#comments Lost Canadians asylum Canada Canadian celebrity citizenship Evi Quaid Hollywood immigration Randy Quaid star whackers Mon, 08 Nov 2010 17:43:00 +0000 Megan Stewart 5337 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Trudeau leads MPs calling for citizenship law reform http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/lost-canadians/2010/10/31/trudeau-leads-mps-calling-citizenship-law-reform 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 thorny iss<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/lost-canadians/2010/10/31/trudeau-leads-mps-calling-citizenship-law-reform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/lost-canadians/2010/10/31/trudeau-leads-mps-calling-citizenship-law-reform#comments Investigations Lost Canadians citizenship Dan Veniez Don Chapman human rights Jason Kenney Justin Trudeau Lost Canadians Mon, 01 Nov 2010 11:28:00 +0000 Megan Stewart 5235 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Canadian citizenship drama broadcast on national U.S. radio http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/lost-canadians/2010/10/03/canadian-citizenship-drama-broadcast-national-us-radio 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...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/lost-canadians/2010/10/03/canadian-citizenship-drama-broadcast-national-us-radio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/lost-canadians/2010/10/03/canadian-citizenship-drama-broadcast-national-us-radio#comments Lost Canadians Andrew Teledgi David Gibbons Don Chapman John Reynolds Marlene Jennings Melynda Jarrett Stephen Harper Voice America Mon, 04 Oct 2010 10:12:00 +0000 Megan Stewart 4951 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Howard Kornblum's fight for Canadian citizenship http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/lost-canadians/2010/07/12/howard-kornblums-fight-canadian-citizenship 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...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/lost-canadians/2010/07/12/howard-kornblums-fight-canadian-citizenship" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/lost-canadians/2010/07/12/howard-kornblums-fight-canadian-citizenship#comments Lost Canadians Canada immigration citizenship gender bias Lost Canadian series Lost Canadians Vancouver courts war brides Tue, 13 Jul 2010 04:01:00 +0000 Megan Stewart 4449 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Minors, lunatics, idiots...and women http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/lost-canadians/2010/07/08/minors-lunatics-idiotsand-women 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...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/lost-canadians/2010/07/08/minors-lunatics-idiotsand-women" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/lost-canadians/2010/07/08/minors-lunatics-idiotsand-women#comments Investigations Lost Canadians 1947 Citizenship Act Bill C-37 Canadian Passport CIC citizenship Denise Tessier Don Chapman Gender Studies immigration Jackie Scott Jason Kenney Lost Canadians responsible parent Sandra Burke Veronica Strong-Boag Fri, 09 Jul 2010 03:41:00 +0000 Megan Stewart 4421 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Denying the deserving a right to call Canada home http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/lost-canadians/2010/07/07/denying-deserving-right-call-canada-home 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,...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/lost-canadians/2010/07/07/denying-deserving-right-call-canada-home" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/lost-canadians/2010/07/07/denying-deserving-right-call-canada-home#comments Investigations Lost Canadians 1947 Citizenship Act Canada CIC Denise Tessier Don Chapman immigration Jackie Scott Jason Kenney Lost Canadians Paul Martin Paul Martin Sr. Sandy Burke Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration war brides WWII Wed, 07 Jul 2010 16:02:00 +0000 Megan Stewart 4407 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Canada's most irritating activist gets the job done http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/lost-canadians/2010/07/06/canadas-most-irritating-activist-gets-job-done By his own description, Don Chapman is irritating. Politicians grow weary of hearing from him, he says.&nbsp; But he never gives up. His persistence has made him immensely effective in gaining the...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/lost-canadians/2010/07/06/canadas-most-irritating-activist-gets-job-done" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/lost-canadians/2010/07/06/canadas-most-irritating-activist-gets-job-done#comments Lost Canadians 1947 Citizenship Act 24th birthday Bill C-37 Canada CIC crime discrimination Don Chapman gender Government of Canada immigration Jackie Scott Jackson School of International Studies Jason Kenney out of wed-lock Sandy Burke war brides wedlock Wed, 07 Jul 2010 02:24:00 +0000 Megan Stewart 4401 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Daughter of Canadian father and war bride, resident in nation for 62-years, but still not "Canadian" http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/lost-canadians/2010/07/05/daughter-canadian-father-and-war-bride-resident-nation-62-years “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...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/lost-canadians/2010/07/05/daughter-canadian-father-and-war-bride-resident-nation-62-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/lost-canadians/2010/07/05/daughter-canadian-father-and-war-bride-resident-nation-62-years#comments World Lost Canadians BC Rail l British-Canadians Canadian citizenship law Denise Tessier Lost Canadians marriage special ministerial grant status Tue, 06 Jul 2010 03:41:00 +0000 Megan Stewart 4395 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com