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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.
Feb 11th, 2011
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...
Dec 23rd, 2010
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...
Jul 8th, 2010
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...
Jul 1st, 2010