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.
Canada has played the role of a global peace advocate before. Rarely has the world needed it more than right now.
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?
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.