John Weston

John Weston issues apology to Daniel Veniez

John Weston, the Conservative Member of Parliament for West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country issued a written apology to Liberal opponent Daniel D. Veniez for his campaign’s...

Treaties: the Neo-Cons take over

In a fiercely worded press release this week, the Sliammon First Nation, located just north of Powell River, "strongly condemned” the federal government for stalling the treaty process, a “delay that...

Remembering the lessons of Polytechnique

Twenty one years ago today, I was studying at McGill University. On that day I vividly recall twenty or so of us watching Radio Canada’s live coverage in horror as the carnage was...

Kafkaesque citizenship laws bestow rights, and take them away

Navigating the extensive family of Canadian citizenship laws leaves a paper cut that could shred a moose. There is the son, Bill C–37, (male personal pro-noun intentional); the father, 1977...

Jason Kenney, Canada citizenship minister, refuses to answer questions about continued flaws in laws

 Everyone in the RV Park seems to know about Jackie Scott’s case.  “Isn’t it something?” Vickie the receptionist says as she tallies the day’s arrivals. One look at our camera equipment...

Canada's bureaucracy still denies citizenship to children of soldiers

"Why can't they see I'm Canadian?" Jackie Scott opened up her father's war record and showed it to a reporter. Scott, 65, spends six months each year in an R.V. park next to the American border in...