More than 300 government- and private-sponsored refugees from Afghanistan arrived in MB’s Winnipeg on charter flights from Pakistan on Friday, with many heading to Saskatoon on Saturday.
More than 17,000 refugees from Afghanistan have called Canada home, and the federal government has announced that the Taliban will scale back operations there after seizing control of Afghanistan in August 2021, withdrawing 20 years later. , has pledged to resettle at least 40,000 people who have fled. .
StarPhoenix photographer Michelle Berg was there to capture the excitement of 23 Malephat High School students in Kabul reuniting with their classmates on Saturday.
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Afghan refugees look forward to making new lives and connections in Saskatoon
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Photo: A moving welcome to Saskatoon for Afghan refugees
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