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Canadian universities honour the 176 lives lost on Flight 752

January 15, 2020

The University of Lethbridge joined Universities Canada and universities from across the country to observe a moment of silence in honour of those who lost their lives on Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752.

Many of those who perished were members of Canada's university communities, including the University of Alberta. All 176 passengers and crew, 57 of them Canadians, were killed after the jet was shot down shortly after takeoff from Tehran on January 8.