Saskatchewan prepares to welcome more Ukrainian refugees

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Saskatchewan prepares to welcome more Ukrainian refugees

A plane carrying nearly 230 Ukrainian refugees landed at Regina airport on July 4.

A month after the arrival of 230 Ukrainian refugees in the province, Saskatchewan is preparing to receive a second humanitarian flight.

According to a statement from the provincial government, approximately 230 additional Ukrainian refugees will be on board.

This aircraft is scheduled to land on Saskatchewan soil on August 10.

According to Saskatchewan Minister of Immigration and Skills Training, Jeremy Harrison, several steps are underway to support these newcomers.

“Several community groups, organizations and citizens continue to help Ukrainian families settle in our province.

— Jeremy Harrison, Saskatchewan Minister of Immigration and Skills Training

Upon arrival, passengers on this flight will be provided with accommodations temporary and will have access to various services as well as information on how to settle in Saskatchewan.

The provincial government believes that with the arrival of this flight, the number of Ukrainians who fled their country following the Russian invasion for Saskatchewan will amount to 1500.

With information from Wendyam Valentin Compaore

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