2nd charter flight to Canada carrying Ukrainians to Montreal

A second charter flight of Ukrainians who have been approved for emergency travel to Canada is due to arrive in Montreal today.

The flight from Poland is the second to arrive in Canada this week, following a first flight that arrived in Winnipeg on Monday.

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A third flight, bound for Halifax, is due to land on June 2.

Immigration Minister Sean Fraser said the three flights would bring about 900 Ukrainians approved for emergency travel to Canada.


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Joint efforts to coordinate Ukrainian refugee flights to Canada – April 20, 2022

The federal government has already taken in thousands of Ukrainians since the first attack by Russian forces in late February.

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According to federal government data, Canada has received just over 259,000 applications for temporary residence as of May 25, of which 120,668 have been approved.

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