Inside the veteran push for funding to help stranded Afghans

By Mercedes Stephenson – Global News, November 7, 2021 ‘The West Block’ host Mercedes Stephenson speaks with Tim Laidler, board president of the Veterans’ Transition Network, about the ‘crisis’ in Afghan safe houses. These safe houses serve as shelter for Afghans who worked with the Canadian Armed Forces during the conflict and are now attempting to flee the Taliban. On Friday, government funding for this work did not come through.

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