According to CTV News, Canada is implementing new immigration measures, allowing the issuance of three-year temporary resident visas to extended family members of Canadian citizens and permanent residents in Gaza, including Israelis and Palestinians already in the country.

Earlier, we reported Manitoba’s Premier Wab Kinew’s call for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to honor Canada’s GazaPassage Pledge. In a letter, Kinew conveyed Manitoba’s readiness to offer sanctuary and support to non-combatants seeking to leave Gaza amid the ongoing conflict. Additionally, Canada is seeking to follow Australia’s lead in adopting the GazaPassage Pledge. The initiative aims to assist non-combatants in leaving Gaza, with a specific focus on providing support to extended family members of Canadians and individuals with Canadian residency.

GazaPassage is working to ensure Canada and other nations and organizations around the world help non-combatants leave Gaza for humanitarian purposes.

So far, the UAE, Australia, and Canada have taken a GazaPassage Pledge to help non-combatants leave Gaza, and many others are considering it.

GazaPassage has added a second prong to save innocent lives by supporting, whose goal is “to help create the framework of a governing body in the Gaza-of-the-future to ensure an overall and lasting peace.”

The Canada pledge should help hundreds of family members according to estimates. No mention of the Palestinian political goals and the humanitarian effort being opposed to each other appeared in the story.