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Kevin Lamoureux, MP



Celebrating International Women’s Day & changing discriminatory citizenship laws

Posted on March 8, 2012

Today we celebrate a very important day that recognizes the achievements of women from all over the world, past and present. Today is International Women’s Day. Personally, I am lucky to be surrounded by strong, independent, women such as my mother, my wife, and my daughter. There is no doubt that the success of our nation, of our communities, and of our families is based on the success of women.

The government must take leadership in attaining gender equality by encouraging political participation so that Canada’s House truly represents its people and making sure that the unique challenges and concerns which affect women are being addressed.  One of these challenges, is changing discriminatory citizenship laws that deny Canadian women, such as war brides and by extension, their children, their right to citizenship. The Canadian Charter affords all individuals the right to equality and to not be discriminated against based on sex. Yet, these women and children who have lived in Canada for most of their lives and have no doubt contributed to their communities in many ways, are being discriminated against. This is shameful and simply not right; we cannot forget, in celebrating women’s achievements that issues such as these still exist. I urge Canadians to visit for more information.


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