Get important updates and information on Canada’s Afghan Resettlement Program from trusted news sources. 

November 4, 2021 – New fund supports Afghan refugees to resettle in BC

November 2, 2021 – Richmond students donate $2000 to support new Afghan refugees

September 23, 2021 – Immigrant program for Afghans who Assisted the Government of Canada

September 7, 2021 – Find out what special measures for Afghanistan apply to you

September 7, 2021 – Special measures for Afghan applications

August 31, 2021 – Canada reaches agreement with U.S. to support refugees’ travel to safety

August 29, 2021 – Support for Afghan citizens with travel authorizations to leave Afghanistan

August 27, 2021 – UNHCR the refugee brief

August 26, 2021 – Supporting Afghan nationals – Key figures

August 25, 2021 – Assistance for Canadians and permanent residents in Afghanistan

August 24, 2021 – Facilitative measures to support those affected by the crisis in Afghanistan

August 19, 2021 – Supporting Afghan nationals: How the special programs work

August 17, 2021 – How Canada is supporting vulnerable Afghans

August 17, 2021 – UNHCR issues a non-return advisory for Afghanistan

August 13, 2021 – UNHCR warns Afghanistan’s conflict taking toll on displaced women and children

August 13, 2021 – News Release on Canada’s Afghan Refugee Resettlement Program

Government of Canada – Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) Contact for Afghan Refugee Resettlement

English – Contact information for IRCC

French – Coordonnées d’IRCC


BC-Specific Community Resources for Afghan Newcomers 

ISSofBC’s BC Refugee Hub, in partnership with BC4Afghans, have compiled a list of BC-specific community resources for Afghan newcomers. The resources listed in this document include:

  • Afghan affiliated community organizations
  • Religious institutions
  • Grocery stores
  • Medical services

ISSofBC would like to thank the team at BC4Afghans for supporting in compiling this timely information.

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