Diplomats applaud planned fix to citizenship loophole

‘Drafting error’ left some of their grandchildren as non-Canadians.

Katherine Hatch Photo
Katherine Hatch was born abroad to a Canadian diplomat. While she’s a Canadian citizen, her two-and-a-half-year-old twins, Annabel and Oliver, pictured, are not. Ms. Hatch is hoping a new government bill will fix the legal loophole that left them without citizenship.
Peter Mazereeuw
Published: Wednesday, 03/26/2014 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Wednesday, 03/26/2014 11:33 am EDT

Current and former diplomats are applauding the federal government’s latest crack at fixing a five-year-old legal loophole that has left some of their grandchildren without Canadian citizenship.

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