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  Canada encyclopedia : Cultural Information , Maps, Canada politics and officials, Canadian History. Travel to Canada
As Canadian independence was obtained incrementally over the course of many years since the formation of the Canadian Confederation in 1867, the Second World War in particular gave rise to a desire amongst Canadians to have their country recognized as a fully-fledged sovereign state with a distinct citizenship
One class of Canadian citizens by descent who can still claim citizenship are those whose births were registered as required by the 1947 Act, but who then lost their Canadian citizenship when their responsible parent (normally the father) became a naturalized citizen of another country.
Former Canadian citizens who lost their citizenship as adults are generally required to obtain landed immigrant (permanent resident) status under normal rules and live in Canada for one year in order to resume Canadian citizenship.
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  Canadian Citizenship Act 1946 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Canadian Citizenship Act is an Act of the Government of Canada, which came into effect on July 1, 1947, recognizing the definition of a Canadian, including reference to them being British subjects.
The Naturalization Act of 1914 and the Canadian Nationals Act of 1921 provided a limited definition of a Canadian national" and was made necessary to allow Canada to participate in the League of Nations and membership in the International Court of Justice.
The act is found in the Consolidated Statutes and Regulation and administered under the federal Department of Justice (Canada).
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 Canadian nationality law - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Canadian citizenship, as a status distinct from that of "British subject", was created on 1 January 1947.
One class of Canadian citizens by descent who can still claim citizenship are those whose births were registered as required by the 1947 Act, but who then lost their Canadian citizenship when their responsible parent (normally the father) became a naturalized citizen of another country.
Former Canadian citizens who lost their citizenship as adults are generally required to obtain landed immigrant (permanent resident) status under normal rules and live in Canada for one year in order to resume Canadian citizenship.
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 CIC Canada | Forging Our Legacy: Canadian Citizenship and Immigration, 1900-1977
The Canadian Citizenship Act, which was enacted on 27 June 1946 and came into force on 1 January 1947, provided for the conferring of a common Canadian citizenship on all Canadians, whether or not they had been born in Canada.
Canadian citizenship, however, was deemed a privilege to be granted only to those considered qualified.
Not surprisingly, the Canadian Citizenship Act of 1947 coincided with a post-war rise in immigration.
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 The Chinese Immigration Act, 1923 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Chinese Immigration Act, 1923, known in the Chinese-Canadian community as the Chinese Exclusion Act, was an act passed by the federal government of Canada, banning most forms of Chinese immigration to Canada.
Prior to 1923, Chinese immigration was already heavily controlled by the Chinese Immigration Act of 1885, which imposed a hefty head tax on all immigrants from China.
Due to both a feeling of horror after Nazi race-oriented deathcamps were discovered and the contribution of Chinese communities in Canada during World War II, the Canadian government repealed the act on May 14, 1947 (necessary with the enactment of the Canadian Citizenship Act 1946 on July 1, 1947).
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 BelezaNegra   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Aboriginal citizenship referendum act of 1966 in http://Citizenship-And-Immigration.waferer.com Citizenship And Immigration.
Aboriginal citizenship referendum act of 1966 in http://Citizenship-And-Immigration.waferer.com Citizenship And Immigration.
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 Joe Taylor, Citizenship, passports, news about Canadian War Brides of World War Two, births, weddings, marriages to ...
In July 1946, Joe and his mother came to Canada on the Queen Mary as part of the famed War Bride transportation but as fate would have it, the marriage didn't last: Joe and his mother returned to England and Joe grew up always knowing that he was a Canadian citizen...or so he thought.
Canadian law relevant at the time I landed in Canada, July 1946, stated that the children of Canadian servicemen born while they were on active service abroad were to be deemed, when landing n Canada, as non-immigrant and have the same status as their father.
This amendment to their citizenship act was only half a page in length and demonstrates that it should not be too difficult to welcome your own children home.
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 War Brides in Canada - Citizenship issues
As a layman I cannot comment on the technical points of his ruling, but his analysis of Canadian citizenship law before and since 1947 is the most thorough I have seen anywhere.
To tell a group of people who were welcomed to Canada as Canadians and have lived and worked here as Canadians all their adult lives, that for reasons that cannot be explained they are not Canadians, is both incompetent and unconscionable.
Joe was denied citizenship by an immigration officer in 2005, but in bringing down his verdict Federal Court Justice Luc Martineau set aside the immigration officer's findings and declared Joe to be a Canadian, directing the minister to issue him a certificate of Canadian citizenship.
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 The first officially Canadian citizens - "On This Day" - CBC Archives
Canadian Citizenship and Immigration: Towards the Canadian Citizenship Act
On Jan. 1, 1947, the Canadian Citizenship Act came into effect and Canadians finally became "Canadian citizens." On this 1947 New Year's Day CBC Radio broadcast, Maclean's magazine editor Blair Fraser tells a nation of new citizens what it all means.
It would modernize the citizenship rules and processes, address "gaps and inconsistencies," and establish "clear, fair and objective criteria for Canadian citizenship." It includes a revised citizenship oath that incorporates the concept of loyalty toward Canada and its democratic values.
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 The Peopling of Canada: 1946 - 1976
In other words, the Canadian government approved of the idea of a cultural melting pot, in which all immigrants would abandon their cultural heritage to become part of the dominant English-speaking, or French-speaking, culture.
Canadian government policy well since the 1920s reflected the prevailing belief that these groups were easily assimilated, as they were culturally and linguistically similar to the dominant English group.
One of the first Canadian Orders in Council providing for refugees and Displaced Persons was PC 3112, passed on July 23, 1946.
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The Former Act stated that a person born after the 31st day of 1946 was a natural-born Canadian citizen if he/she was born in Canada or on a Canadian ship.
The immigration status of the parents at the time of the Canadian citizenship child's birth is not relevant to the child's eligibility for Canadian citizenship.
It states that Canadian citizenship is not granted to a child born in Canada if, at the time of his/her birth, neither of his/her parents was a Canadian citizen or Canadian permanent resident and either parent was:
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 Timeline 1946
1946 Jan 1, In Japan Emperor Hirohito rejected the notion that the emperor is a living god and the notion that the Japanese are superior to other races and destined to govern the world.
1946 Jun 2, The Italian monarchy was abolished by referendum in favor of a republic.
1946 Jun 4, A giant eruption occurred on the surface of the sun and was photographed by the coronograph of the High Altitude Observatory of the Univ. of Colorado.
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 "I AM CANADIAN"   (Site not responding. Last check: )
That authorized a special grant of citizenship to persons of Japanese ancestry, still alive, who were expelled from Canada and had their citizenship revoked in the period from 1941 to 1949.
Benner's Canadian citizenship was granted though he was born "abroad" in the U.S. to a Canadian mother, without the more onerous requirements of the point system.
The Court said "where access to a benefit such as citizenship is restricted on the basis of something so intimately connected to and so completely beyond the control of an applicant such as gender of his or her Canadian parent,"...
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 Edited Hansard * Table of Contents * Number 085 (Official Version)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Her mother is a Canadian citizen but her father became a U.S. citizen and, because of her father's actions, she was stripped of her Canadian citizenship.
She was informed by a Citizenship and Immigration official in October 2001 that she had ceased to be a Canadian citizen in 1975 when her father became a U.S. citizen.
Under the 1947 Citizenship Act women were, in essence, property of their husbands and children were property of their fathers.
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 Canadian Laws   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Citizenship in Canada can be obtained by a permanent resident who lives in Canada for three out of four years before applying for citizenship and be able to speak fluently in either English or French.
Canada was the first of the British Commonwealth nations to establish its own nationality law in 1946, with the enactment of the Canadian Citizenship Act 1946.
Canadian copyright law is defined by the Copyright Act.
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 Edited Hansard * 1035 * Number 182 (Official Version)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Traditionally, the Canadian concept of citizenship was better defined as the law of the soil rather than the law of the blood.
Since the Canadian Citizenship Act of 1946, a child born of Mexican parents, for example, automatically became a Canadian citizen at birth if he was born on Canadian soil.
Our citizenship supports our values, which lead to the law of the soil, and in turn, based on acceptance and collective construction, support citizenship.
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 Roadhogs Discussion Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: )
St.kitts and nevis citizenship act 1984 in http://bureau-of-citizenship.xdrx.wolomin.pl bureau of citizenship.
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Mexican citizenship requirements in http://what-are-the-duties-of-citizenship.xdrx.wolomin.pl what are the duties of citizenship.
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 U.s. citizenship test questions and United states citizenship forms including application forms for us citizenship
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The ammendment that defines citizenship in http://philippine-dual-citizenship.xdrx.wolomin.pl philippine dual citizenship.
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 Canada's Next Governor General Was Immigrant Child From Haiti
Most Canadians believe Jean will proudly represent their nation, which was built by immigrants and is today one of the most diverse in the world.
Canadians do not have the status of British subject: Citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies (BS/CUKC) as such countries as Anguilla or Bermuda for instance.
Canadians are not anyone's subjects, nor does the Queen have any but a few grandfathered subjects left anywhere, as you point out.
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 Canadian Citizenship by birth
NOTE: Section 6, C.C.A. provides that a person who has ceased t be a Canadian citizen under these provisions may resume Canadian citizenship upon the approval of a petition for resumption of Canadian citizenship filed with the Minister.
NOTE: Section 8, C.C.A. provides that where a child is born after the death of his father, the child shall for the purposes of this part, be deemed to have been born immediately before the death of the father.
His father, or in the case of a child born out of wedlock, his mother, at the time of the child's birth, is a Canadian citizen.
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 Migration   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This set of short activities for intermediate and senior students is based on summary tables available in the Canadian statistics section of Statistics Canada’s website.
Type in the name of a Canadian community for statistics and a map.
A survey history, it traces the evolution of Canadian citizenship and the role played by immigration in the development of Canada from the turn of the century until 1977, when the last major amendment to the Citizenship Act was made.
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 1947 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The act granted $400 million in military and economic aid to Turkey and Greece.
June 21 - The Canadian Parliment voted unaminiously to pass several laws regarding displaced foreign refugees.
July 29 - After being shut off on November 9, 1946 for a refurbishment, ENIAC, one of the world's first digital computers, is turned on after a memory upgrade.
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 Canadian Immigration Lawyer
The Canadian Bar Association is a professional, voluntary organization which was formed in 1896, and incorporated by a Special Act of Parliament on April 15, 1921.
The Barreau is the provincial counterpart of the Canadian Bar Association, overseeing the practise of law in Quebec.
Founded in 1946, AILA is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that provides its Members with continuing legal education, information, professional services, and expertise through its 35 chapters and over 75 national committees.
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 CBC News: Some face Aug. 14 deadline to claim Canadian citizenship   (Site not responding. Last check: )
OTTAWA - Individuals born outside Canada to a Canadian parent between 1947 and 1977 will not be able to claim Canadian citizenship after Aug. 14, 2004.
The country's Citizenship Act put a time limit on how long certain people could take to apply for Canadian citizenship.
In wedlock to a Canadian mother and a father who was not a Canadian citizen at time of birth.
www.cbc.ca /story/canada/national/2004/08/13/citizenship_canada040813.html   (246 words)

 Commanding Heights : Canada Overview | on PBS
One in five Canadians is unemployed in 1933.
After a national sales tax is passed in 1990, Canadians begin to buy goods in the U.S. to avoid it.
Critics fear it will increase U.S. economic domination and move Canadian jobs to Mexico, but by 1999 NAFTA has opened new markets for Canadian goods without job flight.
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 Canadian War Brides of World War Two, the authoritative website containing accurate reliable information on the history ...
The only people being "stripped" of their citizenship are War Bride children who were born out of wedlock before their parents married and Mennonites.
Feb 1, 2007 - Read archival documents from the 1946 files of the Immigration Branch quoting the then Minister of Veterans Affairs, the Minister of Trade and Commerce and the Minister Responsible for Immigration stating unequivocably that War Brides are Citizens.
Recent hearings of the Parliamentary Committee on Citizenship and Immigration touched upon this issue and that of Lost Canadians.
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 Canadian Naturalization & Citizenship Records
The Canadian Citizenship Act began on 1 January 1947.
Citizenship and Immigration Canada holds records of naturalization and citizenship from 1854.
You must be a Canadian citizen or an individual present in Canada.
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