Canadian and Iranian foreign ministers to discuss plane downing in person Friday

By Steve Scherer Reuters Posted January 17, 2020 9:51 am Updated January 17, 2020 9:56 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Canada’s Foreign Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne will meet Iranian Foreign Minister…

Canadian universities plan moment of silence for Iran plane crash victims

Universities across Canada are coming together today to honour the victims of a plane crash in Iran that left no survivors a week ago. More than a dozen universities have said they are grieving students, faculty and researchers who were…

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,…

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,…

Friend of newlyweds killed in Iran plane crash speaks at Edmonton memorial: ‘The kindest people I have ever met’

Amir Forouzandeh spoke at an Edmonton memorial Sunday for the victims of a plane crash in Iran. He was friends with Pouneh Gorji and Arash Pourzarabi, who were married on Jan. 1. Forouzandeh said the could was full of life…

Friend of 2 young women killed in Iran plane crash speaks at Edmonton memorial: ‘They were with each other always’

January 12 2020 6:57pm A friend of Saba and Sara Saadat, who were killed when a plane was shot down in Iran, spoke about the young women at a memorial in Edmonton. She spoke about how the women “were much…