Lost Canadians

Justin Trudeau criticizes Kenney's slowness in resolving Lost Canadians issue

Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau condemned Citizenship and Immigration Minister Jason Kenney for being "slow" to grant citizenship to Canadian soldiers and their relatives who remain excluded due...

Premier Christy Clark speaks out but feds mum on righting citizenship wrongs

The issue of Chinese-Canadian soldiers killed in action during the First and Second World War remaining unrecognized as citizens of Canada is a wrong that the government needs to address, Premier...

Citizenship Minister Kenney: war dead were Canadian, but not citizens

Minister reiterates that soldiers who died weren't citizens because Canadian citizenship itself did not exist prior to 1947.

Citizenship Week: Canadians need to stand up to government injustice

The feds say everyone who died in Canadian uniform during the world wars was a non-citizen. Why don't Canadians stand up to this?
Jason Kenney, Jackie Scott, Lost Canadians, Citizenship and immigration Canada

Harper government criticized for lack of understanding of citizenship laws

If no Canadians existed before 1947, what is one to make of the deportation of Japanese Canadian "citizens" during the war, or of government PR around "Canadian soldiers"?
Jason Kenney, Jackie Scott, Lost Canadians, Citizenship and immigration Canada

Jason Kenney tells war veteran daughter: soldiers were "heroes," but not Canadian citizens

Citizenship and Immigration Minister Jason Kenney tells war veteran daughter Jackie Scott that her father wasn't a citizen in 1945, explaining why she is denied citizenship to this day.

Bob Rae says Lost Canadians shouldn't be forced into court over citizenship

Liberal leader Bob Rae insists it's wrong for Lost Canadians to be forced to sue the government in order to gain recognition of their right to citizenship.

Lost Canadians cautious about Citizenship Minister Jason Kenney's promise to correct legislation

Citizenship and Immigration Minister Jason Kenney has finally made an apology over the government's mismanagement of the Lost Canadians -- legitimate Canadians who have been denied citizenship due to...

30th anniversary of the Charter, but Lost Canadians can't celebrate

Today is the 30th anniversary of the Charter, the fourth anniversary of the unanimous passage of Bill C-37, and the third anniversary of C-37’s effective date.  What is Bill C-37? It’s better...

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...