The Canadian Press

2016-12-05 | Lost Canadians Class

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Students at a B-C university say a unique class assignment has inspired them to become more politically engaged. Ellie Fraser was one of the students tasked earlier this year with developing recommendations for government on dealing with the case of so-called "lost Canadians." There are an unknown number of people who were born outside of Canada to Canadian parents, and later lost their citizenship under a little-known law that required them to renew their nationality before they turned 28. Fraser says she learned a lot from the assignment. (Fraser was one of several students who sent her recommendations to politicians, encouraging them to get involved in helping the lost Canadians. She hasn't heard back yet from the four MPs to whom she wrote.)

Date: 2016-12-05
Placeline: SQUAMISH, British Columbia.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 17 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I can definitely see myself just as I move forward in life on finding issues that I am personally affected by or inspired by and not being as afraid of this Hands-On activism >>