Executive Summary – Canadian Citizenship: Practice and Policy

(Disponible en français : Résumé – La citoyenneté canadienne : pratiques et politiques) Canadian citizenship can be obtained through birth on Canadian soil, by descent through birth or adoption outside of Canada to a Canadian citizen, or through naturalization (the process by which citizenship is obtained by a foreign national). Requirements related to citizenship are…

800th Anniversary of the Magna Carta

(Disponible en français : Le 800e anniversaire de la Magna Carta) In June 2015, the Magna Carta will mark its 800th anniversary. This anniversary presents an opportunity for Canadians to reflect on how our fundamental legal principles have emerged, how they have endured, and how they continue to be put to the test in our…