- No Author (2016, January 14). Ottawa man's family reunification plan stalled by wife's stateless status Farah Ghodian can't get a passport necessary for her permanent residency application. CBC News. Retrieved from http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/ottawa-man-s-family-reunification-plan-stalled-by-wife-s-stateless-status-1.3402655
- Farah Ghodian is Bidun (a group of people unrecognized by the Kuwait government). As she is Bidun, she is essentially stateless and cannot obtain a passport, and the Canadian embassy will not recognize her Red Cross travel documents.
- Robbins, K. (2016, January 18). 'Stateless' Deepan Budlakoti jailed on drug trafficking raps. Canoe News. Retrieved from http://cnews.canoe.com/CNEWS/Canada/2016/01/18/22594547.html
- Deepan Budlakoti, a stateless man, was arrested on drug trafficking charges.
- Yogaretnam, S. (2016, January 18). Stateless man under deportation order charged with drug, property crimes. Ottawa Citizens. Retrieved from http://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/stateless-man-under-deportation-order-charged-with-drug-property-crimes
- Budlakoti became stateless 20 years ago, as children born in Canada to foreign diplomatic staff do not acquire Canadian citizenship by birth. Recently, he was charged with drug trafficking. His lawyer is arguing that since Budlakoti is stateless, it will prevent him from receiving a fair trail or proper treatment while in prison.
- Yogaretnam, S. (2016, January 19). Immigration lawyer says drug charges won't affect stateless man's citizenship bid. Ottawa Citizens. Retrieved from http://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/immigration-lawyer-says-drug-charges-wont-affect-stateless-mans
- Deepan Budlakoti, a stateless man, has been charged with drug crimes. Nevertheless, he seeks to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada that his Charter rights have been infringed, due to the revocation of his citizenship.
- No Author (2016, January 28). 'Stateless' man Deepan Budlakoti appeal rejected. Ottawa Sun Retrieved from http://www.ottawasun.com/2016/01/28/supreme-court-wont-hear-stateless-mans-appeal
- Deepan Budlakoti’s appeal was rejected by the Supreme Court of Canada.
- Yogaretnam, S. (2016, January 28). Supreme Court won't hear stateless Ottawa man's appeal. Ottawa Citizens. Retrieved from http://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/supreme-court-wont-hear-stateless-ottawa-mans-appeal
- The Supreme Court is refusing Deepan Budlakoti’s appeal to claim Canadian citizenship by birth.
- Uechi, J. (2016, February 4). First Nations mother's citizenship caught in limbo for years due to bureaucratic inaction. National Observer. Retrieved from http://www.nationalobserver.com/2016/02/04/news/first-nations-mothers-citizenship-caught-limbo-years-due-bureaucratic-inaction
- In Canada, many Indigenous peoples are stateless. There are two main reasons for this phenomenon. Indigenous women cannot pass their Indian status to their children, and, in the past, many Indigenous parents did not register the birth of their children, as they feared that they would be sent to residential schools
- No Author (2016, March 1). Why Ottawa is right to reverse the law stripping terrorists of their passports. The Globe and Mail. Retrieved from http://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/editorials/why-ottawa-is-right-to-reverse-the-law-stripping-terrorists-of-their-passports/article28976975/
- The Liberal government seeks to reserve Bill C-24, as it gave the government the power to strip Canadian citizenship from people that committed acts of terror. In order for Canadian citizenship to have high value, it cannot be stripped away, once it is earned.
- Roach K. & Forcese C. (2016, March 3). Why stripping citizenship is a weak tool to fight terrorism. Globe and Mail. Retrieved from http://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/why-stripping-citizenship-is-a-weak-tool-to-fight-terrorism/article29003409/
- The article argues that Bill C-24 is not an affective counter-terrorism measure.
- Mclellan, W. (2016, March 17). Stateless Qia Gunster takes a giant stride towards gaining Canadian citizenship 20-year-old now can get a driver’s license, SIN number. The Province. Retrieved fromhttp://www.theprovince.com/stateless+gunster+takes+giant+stride+towards+gaining+canadian+citizenship/11791939/story.html
- Qia Guster, a 20-year-old, has lived in British Columbia since he was a toddler. Although he was born in Arizona, his mom did not register him prior to crossing to the border, thus he became “stateless.” He has been granted permanent residency in Canada.
- Brew, A. (2016, March 18). After 4 year battle, stateless B.C. man granted permanent Canadian residency. Yahoo News. Retrieved from https://ca.news.yahoo.com/blogs/dailybrew/after-4-year-battle-stateless-bc-man-granted-220247287.html
- A 20-year-old, stateless man, has been granted Canadian permanent residency. His mother brought him to British Columbia when he was 18 months old, but she did not attain proper documentation.
- Ling, J. (n.d.) Ending statelessness in Canada. CBA National Magazine. Retrieved from http://www.nationalmagazine.ca/Articles/February-2016-Web/Ending-statelessness-in-Canada.aspx
- Researchers, academics and lawyers argue that Canada should sign the 1954 Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons, which will inevitably reduce the suffering endured by Canada’s stateless class.
- Hemer, A. (2016, March 3). 'Lost Canadian' to finally get citizenship. Ottawa Sun. Retrieved from http://www.ottawasun.com/2016/03/30/lost-canadian-to-finally-get-citizenship
- Heather Harnois and her mother were born in the United States, thus she became stateless, as she did not qualify for citizenship vis-à-vis the Citizenship nor the Indian Act. She lived as a stateless person for 14 years, but she is finally set to receive her Canadian citizenship.