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Minister Fraser welcomes latest flight of Afghan refugees from Pakistan 

eAwaz Canada News

Ottawa – The Government of Canada continues to work hard to resettle at least 40,000 Afghan nationals as quickly and safely as possible, which is one of the largest commitments of its kind in the world. To date, over 22,581 Afghan nationals have arrived in Canada. In Halifax, Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, welcomed 311 Afghan nationals who …

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Afghan newcomers celebrate 1st Canada Day

eAwaz Local News

Ottawa – The Government of Canada continues to work hard to resettle at least 40,000 Afghan nationals as quickly and safely as possible. For the over 16,270 Afghan refugees who have landed in Canada since last August, tomorrow’s festivities will mark their first Canada Day in their new communities. To celebrate this special day, we extend our sincere gratitude to the settlement …

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Trudeau: Govt working on resettlement of Afghans

eAwaz Canada News

Edmonton – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said Canada has done a lot and is doing a everything for the resettlement of Afghan refugees, but there are several hurdles. He said this during a visit to Edmonton, while promoting his Liberal government’s recent budget and planned support for small businesses. He said: “We’ve committed to welcoming Afghan refugees by the …

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10,000 Afghan refugees  arrive in Canada

eAwaz URDU NEWS

Ottawa – Canada marked an important milestone by welcoming over 10,000 Afghan refugees since August 2021. The latest newcomers arrived in Toronto, Ontario, on a charter flight with nearly 300 Afghan nationals. Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, was in in Toronto to welcome the newcomers and to show Canada’s continued dedication to supporting them and the world’s …

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Connecting Afghan newcomers to meaningful employment

eAwaz Canada News

Ottawa —The Government of Canada is working hard to resettle at least 40,000 Afghan nationals as quickly and safely as possible. Canada has now welcomed 9,560 Afghan refugees, with more arriving every week. For many newcomers, getting a job and entering the labour market is a crucial first step to their new life in Canada. It contributes to their successful …