Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Premier Jason Kenney and different dignitaries will attend a public memorial service on the College of Alberta this afternoon to recollect victims of this week’s air crash outdoors Tehran.
Ukraine Worldwide Airways Flight PS752 crashed Wednesday, killing 176 passengers and crew on board, together with 57 Canadians. The aircraft was struck by a missile or missiles launched by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard.
On Saturday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani mentioned the missiles have been fired attributable to “human error.”
The dying toll included plenty of individuals sure for Alberta, most with connections to Edmonton. Preliminary studies from a number of sources and neighborhood members indicated that as many as 30 individuals linked to the Edmonton neighborhood died within the crash. To date, CBC Information has been capable of affirm 15 names of Alberta victims.
Sunday’s memorial service is being organized by the College of Alberta in collaboration with the native Iranian-Canadian neighborhood and the Metropolis of Edmonton. Vigils have been held throughout Canada to recollect the victims.
Trudeau, together with Overseas Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne, can be in Alberta’s capital to attend the vigil. The prime minister is anticipated to ship remarks on the occasion, based on a information launch from the Prime Minister’s Workplace.
The two-hour service can be held in the primary fitness center on the Saville Neighborhood Sports activities Centre, 11610 65th Avenue.
Doorways will open at 2 p.m. MT and the service…