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Urgent call to action in response to the crisis in Afghanistan
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Urgent call to action in response to the crisis in Afghanistan

November 1, 2021: Canadians have broadly applauded the announcements that Canada is admitting and resettling Afghans who assisted the Canadian mission as well as vulnerable Afghans. This positive response reflects the best of Canadians; it is also the right thing to do. We stand with those who now lack protection in Afghanistan under the Taliban –...

November 1, 2021December 1, 2021by
Lifeline Afghanistan helping refugees with new start in Canada
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Lifeline Afghanistan helping refugees with new start in Canada

October 26, 2021: As the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan unfolded this past summer, Wendy Cukier’s email inbox began to swell. The professor of entrepreneurship and strategy with the Ted Rogers School of Management’s Diversity Institute at Ryerson University had helped organize support for Syrian refugees to Canada in 2015. The initiative – Ryerson University’s Lifeline Syria Challenge –...

October 26, 2021December 1, 2021by
Volunteers who supported Syrian refugees reconnecting to help Afghan newcomers
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Volunteers who supported Syrian refugees reconnecting to help Afghan newcomers

TORONTO, October 14, 2021: Volunteers who helped Syrian refugees settle in Canada six years ago are coming together once more to help Afghans who’ve recently arrived in the country. Their efforts – which range from securing weather-appropriate clothing to helping the newcomers access medical services – are expected to ramp up as the federal government...

October 14, 2021December 1, 2021by

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