June 23rd, 2015

NDP statement on the 30th anniversary of the Air India tragedy

Official Opposition Leader Tom Mulcair made the following statement on the 30th anniversary of the Air India tragedy:

“Thirty years ago today, Air India Flight 182 exploded over the Atlantic Ocean killing 329 innocent people, including 280 Canadians.

“On behalf of Canada’s New Democrats, I extend heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of those who died as a result of that reprehensible act, and invite all Canadians to join us as we honour their memories.

“New Democrats are committed to making sure that acts of violence and terror like this are never repeated.

“Today, all Canadians honour the memory of the victims of the Air India tragedy, and stand united with their loved ones in grief and remembrance.”