Families of Iran plane crash victims meet Ontario premier, foreign affairs minister

Five families of victims who died in the crash of Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 met with Ontario Premier Doug Ford and federal Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne, calling for answers and justice. Habib Haghjoo, whose daughter Sahar Haghjoo and…

London’s Iranian community calls for justice following crash of Flight 752 near Tehran

Members of London’s Iranian community and supporters gathered in Victoria Park Monday afternoon to protest the Iranian government in light of their involvement in the crash of Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 in Tehran. One of the protestors, Farnaz Michalski,…

Toronto businessman launches ‘Canada Strong’ fundraiser for families of plane crash victims

January 13 2020 1:03pm Paramount Fine Foods CEO Mohamad Fakih hopes to raise $1.5 million for the plane crash victims’ families. Tom Hayes has the details. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object”…

Carleton University to hold vigil Wednesday for Iran plane crash victims

A vigil will be held on Carleton University’s campus on Wednesday afternoon to remember the passengers and crew killed when a Ukrainian airliner crashed near Tehran, Iran last week, the school said Monday. The university confirmed the day of the…

More events honouring Iran plane crash victims planned in Ottawa

More events honouring the passengers and crew killed when a Ukrainian airliner crashed near Tehran, Iran last week have been scheduled in the days ahead as Ottawans and Canadians continue to mourn the lives lost in the tragedy. A vigil…

Hundreds mourn Winnipeggers killed in Tehran, Iran plane crash: ‘I’m still in shock’

At a vigil Sunday, hundreds came to mourn the deaths of nine Winnipeggers who were killed after their plane, Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752, was shot down over Tehran, Iran on Jan. 8. Of the 176 people who were killed…

Iran plane crash: What’s next for Canada?

Iran has issued additional visas to Canadian officials after it announced its military unintentionally shot down a Ukrainian passenger plane on Jan. 8. University of Calgary political science professor Rob Huebert joins Global Calgary to discuss what’s next for Canada,…

Standing room only at 3rd Calgary vigil for victims of Iran plane crash

A University of Calgary theatre was packed and guests spilled out into the hallway to watch the service on monitors on Sunday, as hundreds mourned those killed in the Jan. 8 plane crash in Iran. All 176 passengers aboard Ukraine…

Edmonton memorial honours victims of Iran plane crash

A public memorial service will be held in Edmonton Sunday afternoon to honour the lives of the people who died in a plane crash in Iran. A Ukrainian jetliner crashed outside Tehran early Wednesday morning, killing all 176 people on…

Calgarians mourn ‘precious lives’ lost on downed Iran plane

On Saturday, the Iranian-Canadian community honoured the memory of all 176 people killed on the Ukraine-bound flight that was inadvertently shot down by the Iranian military on Jan. 8. READ MORE: Ukrainian aircraft shot down unintentionally due to ‘human error,’…