Jackie Scott

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...

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.

Citizenship Week: Canadians need to stand up to government injustice

The feds say everyone who died in Canadian uniform during the world wars was a non-citizen. Why don't Canadians stand up to this?

Kafkaesque bureaucracy denies citizenship to legitimate Canadians

Canadians who spent decades in the country remain without citizenship.
Jason Kenney, Jackie Scott, Lost Canadians, Citizenship and immigration Canada

Harper government criticized for lack of understanding of citizenship laws

If no Canadians existed before 1947, what is one to make of the deportation of Japanese Canadian "citizens" during the war, or of government PR around "Canadian soldiers"?
Jason Kenney, Jackie Scott, Lost Canadians, Citizenship and immigration Canada

Jason Kenney tells war veteran daughter: soldiers were "heroes," but not Canadian citizens

Citizenship and Immigration Minister Jason Kenney tells war veteran daughter Jackie Scott that her father wasn't a citizen in 1945, explaining why she is denied citizenship to this day.

Bob Rae says Lost Canadians shouldn't be forced into court over citizenship

Liberal leader Bob Rae insists it's wrong for Lost Canadians to be forced to sue the government in order to gain recognition of their right to 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...

Vimy Ridge Anniversary: soldiers who died for Canada were not Canadian, according to Harper government

According to a Citizenship and Immigration letter, a Canadian soldier who was born prior to 1947 was a "British subject": what does that mean for all the Canadian soldiers who fought for the country?
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