More Afghan nationals who helped Canadian military

2022-04-05
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OTTAWA —
The federal government is implementing “special immigration measures” to extract Afghan nationals engaged with the Canadian Embassy, their families and those who helped Canadian military on the front lines as the Taliban continues to gain ground there.

In a joint press conference, Defence Minister Harjit SajjanThe electronic signature o, Foreign Affairs Minister Marc Garneau and Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino said, as time is of the essence to resettle these individuals, they expect arrivals into Canada “very shortly.”

“We will not leave them behind. Lives hang in the balance here, which is why we’re taking timely and decisive actionset a new record,. Canada will do right by those who did right by us,” Mendicino told reporters on Friday.

“Those eligible will include, but are not limited toThe clot that occurred during testing. A, interpreters who worked with the Canadian Forces during the combat mission, locally engaged staff currently or previously employed at the Canadian Embassy and their families.”

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