Newfoundland welcomes 2nd planeload of Ukrainian refugees – National

Newfoundland and Labrador prepare to host another planeload of Ukrainian refugees.

A plane carrying Ukrainians fleeing Russian-led attacks on their homeland will arrive at St. John’s International Airport on Tuesday.

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It is the second plane chartered by the provincial government to take Ukrainians to Canada’s easternmost province — the first arriving on May 9 and carrying 166 refugees.

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The government has said it expects today’s flight to carry about the same number of passengers.

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Officials say everyone on board has a place to go and they will be transported to that accommodation after the plane lands.

Today’s airlift is expected to come from Warsaw, Poland, where the government set up a satellite office in March to help Ukrainians move to Newfoundland and Labrador.

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