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NewsAlert: Feds announce temporary visas for people in Gaza with Canadian relatives

By The Canadian Press on December 21, 2023.

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Minister Marc Miller holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2023.The National Council of Canadian Muslims says Miller is expected to make an announcement later today about special measures for Canadians with family members trapped in the besieged Gaza Strip.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

OTTAWA – Immigration Minister Marc Miller says people in the Gaza Strip who have Canadian relatives will now be able to apply for temporary visas to Canada, but the federal government cannot guarantee them safe passage out of the besieged Palestinian territory.

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