New Canada – U.S. Agreement Will Only Assist Afghan Refugees Who Qualify

Canada and the U.S. have a history of cooperation on immigration and asylum. But the results have not always been favourable for those seeking refuge, as with the Safe Third Countries Agreement. NCM reporter Zahra Mahdi reports on the new agreement that will see Canada bring in 5,000 more refugees, but only if they meet certain criteria.

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An Afghan Journalist’s Take on Why The Taliban Hasn’t Changed

As the desperate situation in Afghanistan evolves, Vancouver-based Afghan journalist, Hamid Safi explores what has changed in the Taliban in the past two decades and the reasons why it was has been able to overtake the country at lightning speed, while also looking ahead at what life might be like for women under the Taliban’s interpretation of Sharia Law.

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Efforts to Resettle Afghan Refugees in Canada Requires a Revamp

As Canada’s settlement sector begins coordinating comprehensive services for Afghan refugees, advocates urge the Canadian government to revise their resettlement programs to better meet the needs of Afghans left in precarious situations.

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Canada Stops Afghanistan Evacuation; Applicants Inside Country Excluded Anyway

Following the terrorist attack on Kabul’s International airport yesterday, Canada stopped the evacuation operations. Zahra Mahdi reports on Afghan nationals in a desperate situation still in Afghanistan who were not eligible for Canada’s Special Programs.

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Changing Ontario: South Asian Women Step Up to Empower the Community

As Toronto evolves into the world’s most multicultural city, so does its colourful communities, rising as a collective force to overcome challenges. This time, it’s the women who are initiating change. Meet a few dynamic…

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