Stephane Dion was born in France of a French mother. He is, therefore, a French as well as a Canadian citizen. As possibly a future Prime Minister should he retain dual citizenship? Suppose. with Dion as PM, Canada got into a serious dispute with France. Would not Dion be seen in a conflict of interest. When Michaele Jean became Governor General she had to give up her Haitian citizenship. She has only symbolic power. Dion would ha ve real power. Isn’t that an even stronger argument for him to relinquish his French citizenship?
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