war brides

Lifelong Canadians face discrimination by their own government...still

With a citizenship lawsuit filed in federal court last month, Lost Canadians continue their quest to end bizarre legal loopholes.

Canada's Citizenship Week marred by ignorance and injustice

Canada’s Citizenship Week, October 17th through the 23rd, 2011, is intended to encourage all Canadians to reflect on the value of citizenship. –Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s website....

Time for women's groups to stand up for "Lost Canadian" war bride children

International Women's Day should be an opportunity to recognize Canadian citizenship for war brides.

Not your standard new Canadian

Canadian Sandra Burke was denied her Ontario pension in 2009 on the grounds that she was not a Canadian. On Dec. 21, the Canadian became Canadian. Confused? Read on...

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...

Denying the deserving a right to call Canada home

Paul Martin Sr., the father of former Canadian Prime Minster of the same name, minus the suffix, didn’t know he was on a quest for a symbol to represent "the character of Canada", but he found one,...

Canada's most irritating activist gets the job done

By his own description, Don Chapman is irritating. Politicians grow weary of hearing from him, he says.  But he never gives up. His persistence has made him immensely effective in gaining the...

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...