Please take 2 minutes to send an urgent email and make a call to Sean Fraser Minister for Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), Caroline Xavier, Assistant Deputy Minister (IRCC), Jenny Kwan NDP IRCC Critic, Marci Ien Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth in order to protest the potentially lethal rejection of Farzana Adell Ghadiya’s application for protection in Canada.
OTTAWA - A coalition of leading Canadian aid organizations will be extending the Aid for Afghanistan Campaign following the Government of Canada’s disheartening lack of urgency in acting to remove the barriers so lifesaving humanitarian assistance can immediately reach the people of Afghanistan.
On July 21, 2022, on Parliament Hill, Conservative immigration critic Jasraj Singh Hallan held a press conference discussing the federal government's special immigration program (SIM) to resettle Afghan nationals who provided critical assistance to Canadian forces during their mission in Afghanistan and those who worked at the Canadian embassy in Kabul.
TORONTO, Oct. 13, 2021 /CNW/ - Scotiabank today announced an additional commitment to support efforts to safely relocate former Afghan interpreters and locally employed civilians and their families, with a $250,000 donation to the Veterans Transition Network (VTN). Led by Canadian veterans, VTN has been coordinating efforts to support the care and evacuation of thousands of Afghan interpreters and civilians awaiting safe transport to Canada.
[On September 13], the City of Toronto, together with United Way Greater Toronto (UWGT) and Lifeline Afghanistan are partnering to launch the Toronto Region Afghan Resettlement Fund to help support the incoming refugees from Afghanistan.