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Citizenship Laws: Canadian and Government Amendments

citizenship laws: When she was a year old, the family moved to Edmonton where she grew up, according to CTV. At the age of 22, she went to Japan to teach English. Victoria Maruyama was born in Hong Kong and, because her father was Canadian, has been a Canadian citizen since she was a baby. I met my kids' dad, Maruyama said in an interview with The Canadian Press. She was seven months pregnant with their first daughter, Akari, in 2009 when Conservative government amendments to the citizenship laws took away her right to pass on citizenship to her children unless they were born in Canada. The plan was just to teach English throughout Asia, move around from one country to the next, but he kind of scotched my plans. ( As reported in the news.