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      Ukraine Flight PS752: One year later, victims’ families still asking why
      Jan08

      Ukraine Flight PS752: One year later, victims’ families still asking why

      Maral Gorginppour spent her first wedding anniversary this past week without fanfare or celebration. She wondered how, days later, she might commemorate the first anniversary of her husband’s death — Jan. 8, 2020 — when the airplane he was in on the first leg of his journey back to Ottawa from Tehran was shot down by Iranian forces. She...

      Glavin: There was no ‘human error’ in Iran’s shootdown of Ukraine Airlines flight. Unfortunately, there won’t be any justice either
      Dec16

      Glavin: There was no ‘human error’ in Iran’s shootdown of Ukraine Airlines flight. Unfortunately, there won’t be any justice either

      It isn’t easy to determine what Prime Minister Justin Trudeau or Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne or Transport Minister Marc Garneau mean, exactly, or what they genuinely expect, when they talk about seeking “accountability” from the Khomeinist regime in Iran for the downing of Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752...

      The enduring mystery of the downing of Flight PS752: Why was the plane allowed to fly?
      Aug08

      The enduring mystery of the downing of Flight PS752: Why was the plane allowed to fly?

      The biggest question surrounding the downing of Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 will not be answered by the contents of its black box. Read More …read more Source:: Ottawa...

      Spencer: COVID-19 is a media eclipse like no other – and rightly so
      Apr17

      Spencer: COVID-19 is a media eclipse like no other – and rightly so

      Thursday marked 100 days since a surface-to-air missile obliterated a Ukraine International Airlines flight over Iran. Fifty-five Canadians were among the 176 people killed. Yet it feels as if this horror occurred light-years ago. Read More …read more Source:: Ottawa...

      Canadian Forces cuts number of training personnel to Ukraine because of COVID-19
      Mar26

      Canadian Forces cuts number of training personnel to Ukraine because of COVID-19

      The Canadian Forces is scaling back its training commitment to Ukraine because of the novel coronavirus. Read More …read more Source:: Ottawa...

      Kilgour: Iran, and only Iran, is to blame for the attack on Flight 752
      Jan22

      Kilgour: Iran, and only Iran, is to blame for the attack on Flight 752

      Canadians remain anguished by the deaths of 176 passengers, including at least 57 Canadian citizens and 29 permanent residents, on Ukraine Airlines Flight 752 after it was struck by two missiles near Tehran. The tragedies are among the ongoing consequences of the Iranian regime’s long-practised disregard for human lives. Read More...

      Shalaby: Road disaster investigations need Canada’s full attention. So far, it’s not happening
      Jan20

      Shalaby: Road disaster investigations need Canada’s full attention. So far, it’s not happening

      Recently, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau demanded that Iran allow Canada access to the Ukraine International Airlines flight 752 wreckage and its black boxes. Amid his anger, shared by many Canadians, Trudeau expressed to President Hassan Rouhani of Iran that a “full and complete” investigation must be conducted, and that it is “absolutely...

      Ukraine airliner likely brought down accidentally by Iranian missile, U.S. says
      Jan09

      Ukraine airliner likely brought down accidentally by Iranian missile, U.S. says

      WASHINGTON — A Ukraine airliner that crashed in Iran, killing all 176 people aboard, was most likely brought down accidentally by Iranian air defences, U.S. officials said Thursday, as President Donald Trump said he had a terrible feeling about the disaster. Read More …read more Source:: Ottawa...

      Tehran crash: Eight of those who perished were Ottawans returning home
      Jan09

      Tehran crash: Eight of those who perished were Ottawans returning home

      At least eight Ottawa residents have been identified among the 176 people who died on a Ukraine International Airlines flight that crashed in Iran. Read More …read more Source:: Ottawa...

      Tehran crash: ‘He always had a smile’ — Friends mourn loss of Kanata entrepreneur
      Jan09

      Tehran crash: ‘He always had a smile’ — Friends mourn loss of Kanata entrepreneur

      Alireza Pey was returning to Ottawa from a trip to visit his ailing father when he got aboard doomed Ukraine International Airline flight 752 in Tehran on Tuesday. Read More …read more Source:: Ottawa...