Lost Canadians

U.S. loses bid to extradite eccentric Lost Canadians Randy and Evi Quaid

Quirky Hollywood couple safe to hide out in Vancouver from "Hollywood star whackers".

Lost Canadians: Canadian Citizenship and Immigration Committee silent on statelessness

"Neutral? How can he be neutral?" Don Chapman, founder of the Lost Canadians, an advocacy group for people who have lost (or were never granted) Canadian citizenship, expressed disbelief...

More equality needed for all in Canada

Today is Canada Day, and on televised ceremonies across Canada our government will be rolling out the welcome mat to thousands of newcomers. Now consider what that feels like to a Canadian-born,...

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...

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.

Lost Canadian Velma Demerson's tragic story of love and loss

Lost Canadian Velma Demerson’s days of looking over her shoulder ended in 2004 when she was returned her Canadian citizenship after more than six decades of being a pariah. More than six years on,...

To Stand on Guard for Thee

 The Harper government announced on February 8th a brand new award, to honour individuals and groups in Canada and around the world who have shown exceptional courage and leadership in...

Daughter of Canadian war veteran still denied Canadian citizenship

Scott lived half of her life in Canada as a Canadian citizen, until one day Canada took that citizenship away.

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.