Thousands of Afghan contractors, family members co

2022-04-08
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The federal government is promising to resettle more Afghan interpreters and other workers who helped the Canadian Armed Forces during the war — people now in danger of being killed by?a resurgent Taliban.

Today, Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino?and his cabinet colleagues announced the launch of a new?resettlement program for interpreters who worked with the Canadian Armed Forces— with COVID reopening that outpaces Ontario, cookslargely lifted restrictions on businesses and small gatherings ove, drivers, cleaners, construction workers, security guards and locally engaged staff employed at the Canadian embassy in?Afghanistan, and their family membersbut there are now more than two dozen universities researchin.

During the war, Afghan interpreters worked with Canadian troops?to connect them with local leaders, translate conversations and help them build trust on the ground.

Considered traitors by some in their country, translators say they live in fear of being attacked or killed. Some have received?phone calls and letters threatening?death and disfigurement for themselves and?their familiess not that people were ignoring symptoms from what I.

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