The government of Newfoundland and Labrador published a Ministerial Statement on May 9, 2022 and announced the arrival of 166 Ukrainian refugees to St. Johns.
Newfoundland and Labrador became the first state actor in North America to organize a humanitarian airlift of Ukrainian nationals. The province has announced its support to Ukraine since the beginning of the Russian invasion.
The province has also created the Ukrainian Family Support Desk, launched an online service registration form to connect Ukrainians or those planning to travel to the province.
The Honourable Andrew Furey, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador thanked the people of Newfoundland and Labrador for their incredible generosity and the continuous support of their collective efforts.