On October 7, 2022, the Government of Canada made a new update regarding the Afghan refugees arriving in the country. According to the last update, Canada has accepted 470 more Afghan refugees since October 4, 2022. As of now, Canada has welcomed a total of 21,775 Afghan refugees. The majority of them – 16,150 Afghans and their families arrived in Canada under the Special Immigration Measures Program for Afghans who had assisted the Government of Canada, while 13,465 Afghan families came under the Humanitarian program.