A Lost Canadian is someone whose Canadian nationality and citizenship are not recognized due to discriminatory provisions under the Citizenship Act of 1947. 114,000 WWI and WWII war dead were recognized as Canadian nationals and citizens before entering war, then stripped of their citizenship if they died before the Canadian Citizenship Act in 1947 while serving Canada overseas.
Help Elizabeth push this issue. Sign below or download this petition, have as many people as possible to sign it, and mail it – postage free – to either her Ottawa or Sidney offices. With as few as 25 signatures, Elizabeth can present your petition to the government in the House of Commons.
36 people have signed this petition. Add your voice to the growing number of Canadians speaking out about this issue.
We call upon the Government of Canada to recognize our war dead who died before 1947 as Canadian citizens who bravely fought for their country.