Canada has teamed up with a non-profit organization to identify and assist LGBTQ individuals fleeing violence worldwide, offering them government-assisted refugee status in Canada. The non-profit, Rainbow Road, operates from North America and is dedicated to aiding people facing persecution due to systemic homophobia and transphobia in their home countries. Until now, the organization has provided emergency relocation, crisis response, and financial assistance to those in danger. Rainbow Road will facilitate the first government-sponsored resettlement of refugees through the partnership with Canada.