Albertans returning from Iran being asked to self-isolate amid coronavirus concerns

Alberta is adding another preventative measure in hopes of curbing the spread of the coronavirus. On Monday, Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw announced Albertans who have travelled to Iran in the last 14 days should voluntarily isolate…

Tribute for victims of Iranian plane crash to be held at Edmonton City Hall

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted February 18, 2020 5:15 pm Updated February 18, 2020 5:59 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A tribute is being held Saturday in Edmonton to…

Justin Trudeau thanks big city mayors for their support following Iran plane crash

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau became visibly emotional on Thursday morning at a Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) press conference with Canada’s big city mayors, thanking them for their support in the days following the tragic downing of a passenger…

Edmonton holds vigil for Canadians killed in Iran plane tragedy

Edmontonians gathered at the University of Alberta to mourn the 13 local victims in the downing of Ukraine International Airlines flight 752. Ten people were connected to the university. People who didn’t even know the victims turned out to pay…

Bob Layton: It could have been you on that plane

Posted January 10, 2020 12:00 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ When an elected official says the whole community mourns over a tragedy like the crash of the Ukrainian airliner near…

Edmonton’s Iranian community devastated after Tehran plane crash

January 9 2020 2:11pm Members of Edmonton’s Iranian community are devastated after learning a missile brought down the Ukrainian flight carrying dozens of Canadians in Iran, according to new reports. Kendra Slugoski reports. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id…