While floods overran parts of the world, Canada, western U.S., and Northern Europe underwent some unprecedented heat waves.
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, IRB has operated on the dual objectives of simultaneously ensuring the health and safety of employees and safeguarding the system’s procedural justice. Remote hearing model has been adapted by the Board in early January, with few in-person hearings given under exceptional circumstances.
After Canada withdrew its troops from Afghanistan since 2011, and U.S.’s recent withdrawal, Taliban has been planning its reclamation of districts. Not only this insurgency jeopardizes Middle East’s political stability, but it also renders the lives of Afghans who assisted Canada at risk. In response to this situation, the Government of Canada announced on Friday, July 23 that a special refugee resettlement program for Afghans who contributed to Canada’s efforts in Afghanistan.