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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau paints Easter eggs with newly arrived Ukrainian and Iranian children at the Ukrainian Community Outreach Centre in Edmonton on April 12. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

The unprecedented Ukraine-to-Canada ‘air bridge’ could mean a brighter future for all refugees

The ‘air bridge’ for Ukrainians to Canada has the potential to be more promising than anything else in recent Canadian refugee history. Canadians should support and celebrate it.
People march in Saskatoon, Sask., with the flag of Ukraine during a rally mourning the deaths of civilians killed during the Russian invasion of Ukraine. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Heywood Yu

5 areas where Canada needs to step up on the war in Ukraine

Canada has played the role of a global peace advocate before. Rarely has the world needed it more than right now.
A train with refugees fleeing Ukraine crosses the border in Medyka, Poland, on March 7, 2022. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)

Is Canada’s welcome to fleeing Ukrainians a new era of refugee policy?

Canada’s temporary protection measures to Ukrainians fleeing the war ensure they’re brought to safety faster. But will this kind of response become the preferred method for all future refugees?
A Ukrainian flag flies on a flagpole on Parliament Hill in Ottawa following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

An 85-year-old law paves the way for Canadians to fight in Ukraine

Canada has unambiguously expressed its support for those wanting to fight for Ukraine. If even a fraction of Ukrainian-Canadians decide to do so, large numbers of Canadians could soon be in Ukraine.

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