Canadian Citizenship Act

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...

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.

So you think you're Canadian, eh?

It's the dirty little secret of our approach to citizenship: Some of us are more Canadian than others.

The lessons of John Humphrey

Tomorrow is Human Rights Day. The date was chosen to honour the United Nations General Assembly's adoption and proclamation, on 10 December 1948, of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the...

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...