Conscientious objector, Canadian Citizenship
Can a conscientious objector become a Canadian citizen? One might be forgiven for supposing that the answer was, self-evidently, Yes. Mr. and Mrs. Thorburn Jensen discovered, to their chagrin, that the courts took a different view. Before examining the Jensen case in detail, it may be useful to review the treatment of conscientious objectors in Canada, particularly in wartime.
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Ian A. Hunter, “Conscientious Objection and Canadian Citizenship”, Comment, (1977-1978) 4:3 DLJ 781.