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Indigenous man with no birth records granted citizenship after decades in court

DAWSON CITY, Yukon — The video showing Donovan McGlaughlin's Canadian citizenship ceremony in Dawson City, Yukon, is just two minutes and 11 seconds long but the elaborate script was decades in the...

What Canada Day means for me: an immigrant's view

Singing “O Canada” filled me with the kind of gratitude shipwreck survivors must feel when they kiss solid ground.

Canada's growing culture of refugee exclusion

Almost 25,000 refugees fight exclusion claims yearly, according to a report by two law professors from UBC. Here's a look at the people behind the numbers.

Lost Canadians sue government over discriminatory citizenship

The billion-dollar Lost Canadian court case is finally underway. Activist Don Chapman condemns the Conservative government for denying citizenship based on age and gender.

Two thousand protest Enbridge oilsands pipeline in Prince Rupert

Prince Rupert police estimate 2,000 people turned out to protest the proposed Enbridge oilsands pipeline in northern B.C.

The billion-dollar Lost Canadians citizenship battle heads for court

LOST CANADIANS: Fed up with being denied their birthright, Lost Canadians are just days from filing lawsuits that will settle the matter for good. The question: Why is Ottawa fighting them?

Ottawa tells US to back off tax attack on Canadians

US is sowing distress and fear among dual citizens who have innocently failed to file a U.S. return and owe no taxes, finance minister says.

Musqueam Indian Band to host historic citizenship awards

On Saturday, June 25, the Musqueam Indian Band, with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, will be holding a historic citizenship awards ceremony at the Musqueam Cultural Pavilion, located in the...

What did we see when we watched the Royal Wedding?

At my citizenship ceremony a year from now, there will likely be a number of my ancestors who will look down, shake their heads and frown.