Refugee

Yurii Kuzniak , 12, poses for a photo as he holds a note given to him from a 13-year-old Canadian boy in Edmonton on May 18, 2022. A backpack filled with games, toiletries and undergarments was gifted to him when his family arrived in Canada after fleeing Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Jackson

Ukrainian mother finds safety in Canada, but drawn back to homeland to help

“Her feeling of the guilt was stronger than her feeling of the danger”

 

Ukrainian nationals fleeing the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine arrive at the Richardson International Airport, in Winnipeg, Monday, May 23, 2022. A second charter flight of Ukrainians who've been approved for emergency travel to Canada is scheduled to arrive in Montreal today. THE CANADIAN PRESS/David Lipnowski

Second federal flight carrying Ukrainians bound for Canada lands in Montreal

There were 306 refugees and more than 20 animals on board

 

Nine year old Zoriana greets her sister, Sofiia, as her and their mother, Natalia, arrive from Ukraine in St. John’s, Monday, May 9, 2022. Newfoundland and Labrador received its first plane load of refugees from Ukraine. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Greg Locke

Tears, hugs and joy in St. John’s, N.L., as 166 Ukrainian refugees arrive from Poland

People waved Ukrainian flags and held up signs of welcome at the St. John’s International Airport

 

Ukrainian refugees wait for a transport at the central train station in Warsaw, Poland, Sunday, March 27, 2022. More than 3.7 million people have fled the war so far, Europe’s largest exodus since World War II. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

Ukraine refugees near 4 million, will exodus slowdown last?

Fewer people have crossed the border in recent days, no one sure if it’s pause or permanent drop-off

Ukrainian refugees wait for a transport at the central train station in Warsaw, Poland, Sunday, March 27, 2022. More than 3.7 million people have fled the war so far, Europe’s largest exodus since World War II. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Abdelrahman Elmady is shown in a handout photo. Dozens of Muslim Canadian organizations are pleading to the prime minister, public safety minister, and president of the Canada Border Services Agency to intervene on behalf of Egyptian refugee claimants in Vancouver who have been denied because of their association with the Freedom and Justice Party. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO

Muslim groups ask feds to intervene on behalf of Egyptian refugees in Vancouver

From 2015 to 2021, Canada received over 3,900 refugee claims from Egypt and accepted about 3,100

Abdelrahman Elmady is shown in a handout photo. Dozens of Muslim Canadian organizations are pleading to the prime minister, public safety minister, and president of the Canada Border Services Agency to intervene on behalf of Egyptian refugee claimants in Vancouver who have been denied because of their association with the Freedom and Justice Party. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO
Karina Gould, Minister of International Development holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Ottawa pledges $115 million in humanitarian aid for Venezuelan refugees

Host countries have shown solidarity with refugees during pandemic but capacities strained

Karina Gould, Minister of International Development holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
The Canadian border crossing is seen during the COVID-19 pandemic in Lacolle, Que. on Friday, February 12, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Canada defends refugee pact with United States in appeal hearing

Canada defends refugee pact with United States in appeal hearing

The Canadian border crossing is seen during the COVID-19 pandemic in Lacolle, Que. on Friday, February 12, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
‘I feel that I’m free.’ Refugee and chocolate maker Tareq Hadhad becomes citizen

‘I feel that I’m free.’ Refugee and chocolate maker Tareq Hadhad becomes citizen

HALIFAX — After he took a solemn oath and received his Canadian…

‘I feel that I’m free.’ Refugee and chocolate maker Tareq Hadhad becomes citizen
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Refugees hope to share experiences, broaden perceptions at Red Deer celebration

World Refugee Day event held June 22 at Gaetz Memorial United Church

Jan Underwood of CARE. (Contributed photo).

Refugee status granted to man who lost digits

WINNIPEG — More than five months after he almost froze to death…

Busy two weeks for Red Deer students who stood up to anti-immigration protesters

Busy two weeks for Red Deer students who stood up to anti-immigration protesters

Ursella Khan called her upcoming Grade 12 year a “year to make…

Busy two weeks for Red Deer students who stood up to anti-immigration protesters

Asylum seeker’s death a failure by Ottawa: premier

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister says the federal government has failed…

Border-crosser who lost fingers gets to stay

Border-crosser who lost fingers gets to stay

24-year-old bisexual professional soccer player from Ghana granted refugee status

Border-crosser who lost fingers gets to stay