Airbnb.org launches partnership to support Afghan refugees in Canada

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Airbnb.org will partner with the Calgary Catholic Immigration Society to help support some of the 40,000 Afghan refugees the Canadian government has committed to welcome over the coming months.   Earlier this year, Airbnb.org committed ...
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More than 250 Afghan refugees, many of them young girls, arrive in Calgary

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MENAKA RAMAN-WILMSOTTAWA   Afghan refugees who supported Canada’s mission in Afghanistan prepare to board buses after arriving at Toronto Pearson International Airport on Aug. 24. A plane carrying more than 250 Afghan refugees, many of them scho...
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Calgary property company provides housing for Afghan refugees

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    By Gil Tucker  Global NewsPosted October 5, 2021 5:59 pm Updated October 5, 2021 6:00 pm      Afghan refugees arriving in Calgary are getting a big boost settling into their new lives in the city. And ...
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Afghan refugees grateful to settle into ‘bright future’ in Calgary

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By Gil Tucker  Global NewsPosted September 14, 2021 6:04 pm       Thousands of Afghan refugees are on their way to a new life in Canada, with many of them coming through Calgary. Calgarians are now working hard to welcom...
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Calgary chosen as port of entry for Afghan refugees arriving in Canada from U.S.

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City will process about 5,000 within 3½ months, resettlement operation co-chair says Hannah Kost · CBC News · Posted: Sep 13, 2021 4:40 PM MT | Last Updated: September 13 Calgary has been chosen as a port of entry for Afghan refug...
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Catholic Social Services starts resettling Afghan refugees in Edmonton and Calgary

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Kellen Taniguchi  Alberta has welcomed its first group of Afghanistan refugees who were able to escape the Taliban and fly into Canada. Fariborz Birjandian, CEO of Calgary Catholic Social Services, said 60 have made their way to Calgary and 20 h...
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Members of Calgary's Afghan community to rally for more aid as organizations mobilize to help refugees

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    By Chris Chacon       As the crisis in Afghanistan continues to unfold, Edmonton and Calgary are now welcoming people who were able to escape the Taliban. This is the beginning, with thousands of refugees expected to...
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Calgarians help Afghan refugees resettle

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Kevin FlemingCTV News Calgary Video Journalist   CALGARY -  Calgary has become one of the main landing spots for Afghan refugees in Canada,and one Calgary non-profit agency in particular is especially well-suited to helping produce as soft ...
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Calgary Catholic Immigration Society celebrates 40 years with event for newcomers and Afghan refugees

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CCIS offers settlement and integration services for newcomers in Calgary and several other southern Alberta communities Author of the article: Stephanie Babych To celebrate 40 years of work supporting immigrants and refugees who have come to Cal...
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Edmonton agencies getting ready to resettle Afghan refugees

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National settlement co-chair expects 40 people will arrive in the next 10 days Madeleine Cummings    Local social agencies are preparing to welcome dozens of Afghan refugees to Edmonton over the next few weeks. Plans are in flux, but nation...
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Up to 400 Afghan refugees expected in Calgary following fall of Kabul to Taliban

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  On Aug. 15, Kabul fell to the Taliban, leading thousands of Afghans trying to flee the country. Various organizations across Canada are getting prepared to welcome those who were able to escape. Khatera Rashidi, an immigrant from Kabul living ...
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