McLellan said he hopes his story inspires Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to make good on his word that "A Canadian is a Canadian is a Canadian."
Don Chapman and Howe Lee want Canadians to know that those who died before 1947, and whose graves are marked with maple leaves
VANCOUVER - A woman who's waited years to establish her Canadian citizenship will have to wait a bit longer while she debates
Lawrence Connelly was issued a DND birth certificate by the Canadian government when born in Germany. He now lives in Orillia, works in daycare, pays his taxes, and is married with two kids. But when he applied for a passport to go to Disney World in the U.S., the Passport Office told him they needed proof of citizenship, and that has birth certificate wasn't enough.
We as Canadians readily admit that everyone should be equal, but when Canadians learn about our country's ongoing discrimination in citizenship law, they seem content sitting in silence.
It matters not that a person was born in Canada, or grew up, married, had a family, voted and paid taxes. According to the Harper government, such a person might still not really be Canadian.