Special Report: Lost Canadians

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Canadian children of World War II veterans, war brides, even those once labeled by the law "bastards", and "lunatics".  Many  lived in Canada their whole lives, paid taxes, and carried Canadian passports only to learn that they aren't in fact citizens according to an archaic twist in an old law.  After  four years of reporting on the issue and awards from the Canadian Online Publishing Association and The Canadian Journalism Foundation, the laws are being changed.  But will some be left stateless?

Citizenship Critic Kevin Lamoureux supports Lost Canadians cause

"The Liberal Party will change this -- I'll attempt to get Minister Jason Kenney to talk about the (Lost Canadians) problem," said Liberal MP Kevin Lamoureux, hearing about the struggle of the "Lost...

Lost Canadians angered by ongoing age discrimination and gender injustice

Ian Munroe couldn't figure it out. Why wasn't he a Canadian?  "Lost Canadian," is a title referring to potentially tens of thousands of Canadians who, by a continuing set of obscure Canadian...

++NEEDS LINKS, HTML CLEANUP+D-Day Anniversary: Canadian government continues to deny citizenship to war bride children

Revising history is appalling, particularly when it is done at the expense of others.  While holocaust deniers are amongst the worst offenders, there are other not so extreme examples Today...

++drafting++The forgotten Lost Canadians

Nearly one year has passed Citizenship and Immigration Minister Jason Kenney claimed he would resolve help "Lost Canadians", or legitimate Canadians who have been denied citizenship due to...

No more silence on Remembrance Day

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

Canadian Press picks up saga of 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.  CP...

Government violates charter by denying citizenship to Lost Canadians, says Don Chapman

Citizenship activist Chapman to appear on "In Discussion" at 3 p.m. today with David Gibbons along with Jackie Scott, Jan Makins & Ian Munro.

Howard Kornblum's fight for 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...

Denying the deserving a right to 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,...

Bill C-37 and the bureaucratic nightmare

The Canadian Citizenship Act has been repeatedly amended but never rewritten. On April 17, 2009, when thousands of people are said to have woken up Canadian (though most assumed they were anything...