Canada’s Conservatives seek to end citizenship by birthplace as Chinese maternity tourism booms


The policy resolution, adopted by the Conservative Convention, was attacked by the left-leaning NDP as an example of ‘division and hate’ that went beyond the tactics of Donald Trump. Canada’s opposition Conservative Party has voted at its convention to end citizenship by birthplace if neither of the child’s parents holds Canadian citizenship or permanent residency, in the face of a booming Chinese birth tourism industry in British Columbia. “We encourage the government to enact legislation which will fully eliminate birthright citizenship in Canada unless one of the parents of the child born in Canada is a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada,” said the Conservative resolution, passed in Halifax on Saturday…

Read more : SCMP, 27.08.2018