citizenship

Candidates Trudeau and Dosanjh rattle Tories' cage on family reunification and citizenship

DECISION 2011: Liberal MPs delight party faithful, woo ethnic vote with attack on Conservative policy.

Liberals take strong stand on Lost Canadian rights

Liberal Citizenship critic Justin Trudeau announced today that a Liberal government would make Lost Canadian cases a priority of their administration. “It's not right that a country that is a leader...

Born in Canada, but not Canadian

Glenn Fenech spent his early years in Toronto, playing winter sports and watching the planes fly by at Pearson airport. But Fenech, now an airline pilot, can't call himself Canadian.

Human rights not a right for all, even in Canada

Three years ago Canada was featured as an "offending country" as reported by the UN Human Rights Commission magazine, Refugees.

Tug of war intensifies between Lost Canadian advocate and citizenship minister

Jason Kenney won't meet with Don Chapman, but the Minister challenges the activist in the pages of a student newspaper.

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...

Lost Canadian Evi Quaid is "one of us" but still wanted in California

When Evi Quaid pleaded for refugee status in Vancouver last month, she didn't carry a Canadian passport. Her detention surely would have gone differently if she had.  Only when a lawyer began...

Trudeau leads MPs calling for citizenship law reform

Ottawa is waking up to the reality that Canada's citizenship rights are discriminatory and sexist. A Liberal campaigner urges the creation of a citizenship ombudsman to "focus solely on the thorny iss

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...

Minors, lunatics, idiots...and women

The repercussions of gender based discrimination in Canada’s Citizenship Act was under the radar in most circles until the late 2000's, when the United States government declared that Canadians...