North Vancouver to host Tuesday vigil for Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 victims

A public vigil is being organized in North Vancouver to honour the 176 people killed when Iran downed a civilian airliner near Tehran in the early hours of Wednesday, Jan. 8.

Fifty-seven Canadians were aboard Ukrainian International Airlines flight 752, including at least 15 people who called B.C. home.

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The vigil is being organized by the North Shore Multicultural Society, and will take place Tuesday, Jan. 14 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the North Vancouver Civic Plaza.

“In honour of lives lost during the tragic UIA 752 plane crash, we invite you to join us as we come together as a community to remember those who have passed and support one another with empathy and compassion,” reads a poster for the event.

Everyone is welcome.

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