“I am appealing to you to use your Ministerial discretion to act on behalf of Mr. Deepan Budlakoti in Ottawa by recognizing his legitimate Canadian citizenship. […] It is particularly concerning to learn because of your actions in rendering him stateless, the provincial government has withdrawn Mr. Budlakoti’s access to health care. I remind you that Mr. Budlakoti has
lived his entire life in Canada and it strikes us as cruel and arbitrary to now deprive him of health care when he is undergoing a very stressful period in his life.” – Jerry Dias, National President, UNIFOR
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