Welcoming Afghans to Canada

After the fall of Kabul in August 2021, Canada was among the top countries in the world to welcome Afghans. We are commitment to bringing at least 40,000 vulnerable Afghans to safety as quickly as possible.

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Transcript: Welcoming Afghans to Canada

Video length: 47 seconds

Positive music plays throughout the video.

The video opens with a Canadian charter plane landing at the airport. People are stepping down the airplane stairs.

Text on screen: “Canada is among the top countries in the world to #WelcomeAfghans.”

Afghan refugees carrying bags board a bus to take them to their hotel. A Canadian quarantine officer is helping refugees carry their bags.

Image changes to a Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer dressed in the red serge uniform holding a “Welcome to Canada” poster with Dari and Pashto translations as they greet Afghans at the airport.

Image changes to the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship  and two members of Parliament holding mini Canadian flags and greeting an Afghan woman carrying a baby.

Text on screen: “We’re working to resettle at least 40,000 vulnerable Afghans.”

A volunteer presents a snowsuit to an Afghan family.

Image changes to a crowd of Afghans lined up with their baggage. 

Text on screen: “We’re working with partners across Canada to help them adjust to their new life.”

A toddler stands beside his family with his back to the camera, staring at his surroundings.

Image changes to Afghan refugees pushing their baggage carts through an airport.

Text on screen: “We’re proud of what we’ve accomplished so far, but we’re determined to do more.”

An Afghan family walks through glass doors with a baggage cart.

Image changes to a close-up of a mini Canadian flag.

The scene fades to white.

The Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada corporate signature is shown followed by the Canada wordmark.

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