Don Chapman

Canada needs to recognize the citizenship of its fallen soldiers

General Rick Hillier recently wrote an op-ed saying that Canadians shouldn't forget the veterans of today.  He praised Canadians for "honouring our fallen soldiers with great respect and fervour...
Left:  Parliament. Right: maple leaf engraved on coffins at Beny-sur-mer, France

Sorry, soldiers who died for Canada weren't citizens: government

"What does it matter that maple leaves adorn tombstones of various cemeteries in Europe...? Canada has lost none of its nationals during the last two World Wars, at least not officially," begins an...
John A. Macdonald

Lost Canadians file petition challenging federal government's interpretation of citizenship history

Federal Green Party leader Elizabeth May filed a petition today on behalf of the Lost Canadians, a citizenship advocacy group, challenging the federal government’s version of the...

No more silence on Remembrance Day

Not embracing our fallen heroes as being Canadian citizens does their memory an incredible dishonour.

Landmark Lost Canadian court case could redefine citizenship law

Jackie Scott's court case could become as definitive to Canadian citizenship as Roe v. Wade was to reproductive rights in the U.S., Lost Canadians advocate says.

Landmark Lost Canadians citizenship case goes to court

Is a Canadian born to an unwed mother less significant than one born to married parents? An eight-year battle finally comes to a head.

Kafkaesque bureaucracy denies citizenship to legitimate Canadians

Canadians who spent decades in the country remain without citizenship.

Lost Canadians cautious about Citizenship Minister Jason Kenney's promise to correct legislation

Citizenship and Immigration Minister Jason Kenney has finally made an apology over the government's mismanagement of the Lost Canadians -- legitimate Canadians who have been denied citizenship due to...

Lifelong Canadians face discrimination by their own government...still

With a citizenship lawsuit filed in federal court last month, Lost Canadians continue their quest to end bizarre legal loopholes.

Discriminatory laws against unwed mothers leave Lost Canadian Ken Smith out in the cold

As the world celebrates progress on International Women's Day, Lost Canadians born out of wedlock face gender discrimination due to outdated citizenship laws.
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