Our passport power is very similar to the U.S.
Short answer: yes.
The Conservative government’s fervour for Canadian history will play out on the pages of your new passport, soon to be unveiled
Lawrence Connelly was issued a DND birth certificate by the Canadian government when born in Germany. He now lives in Orillia, works in daycare, pays his taxes, and is married with two kids. But when he applied for a passport to go to Disney World in the U.S., the Passport Office told him they needed proof of citizenship, and that has birth certificate wasn't enough.