Canada will allow refugees from Ukraine to obtain permanent status — Trudeau
All Ukrainians who came to Canada under a temporary migration program introduced in connection with the war will be able to obtain permanent status in this country if they wish
This was stated by the Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau in an interview with the CBC, the Ukrinform informed.
"Many Ukrainians who came to Canada are looking forward to going home and rrebuilding. Many of them want to stay. They will be welcomed and continue to be extraordinary Canadians and proud Ukrainians at the same time," Trudeau said.
It is significant that Trudeau's interview was recorded in a bakery in Toronto, which is owned by descendants of Ukrainian migrants.
In total, more than 135 thousand Ukrainians arrived in Canada this year, although not all of them were refugees. Since mid-March, the federal government has approved more than 470 thousand special visa applications from Ukrainians.