Jackie Scott

'Lost Canadian' May Spur Big Changes

CP | Kim Nursall, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.05.2013 | Canada Politics

VANCOUVER - Canadian citizenship laws may need to be overhauled if a so-called "lost Canadian" wins her legal battle.Jackie Scott, 68, was refused cit...

'Lost Canadian' Will Have To Wait Longer

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.21.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A woman who's waited years to establish her Canadian citizenship will have to wait a bit longer while she debates the possibility of a cla...

Sorry, Your Service for our Country Does Not Entitle You to Citizenship

Peter Worthington | Posted 06.19.2012 | Canada
Peter Worthington

In other words, the 100,000 Canadian soldiers who won the greatest battle of World War I were not Canadians, according to today's Citizenship and Immigration. How dare Harper's government say that no one born in Canada prior to the 1947 Act was "legally" a Canadian citizen!

Harper Could Make This a Happier Women's Day

Daniel D. Veniez | Posted 05.07.2012 | Canada
Daniel D. Veniez

The Harper government recently forced the daughter of a war bride to file an action in the Federal Court to gain her citizenship because, although she grew up in Canada, she was born out of wedlock. What does that say about the fundamental human and civil rights of Canadian women, especially on the day we celebrate their great strides?