Dawson Creek flies flags at half-mast to commemorate victims of terrorism
DAWSON CREEK, BC -- The City of Dawson Creek is honouring the National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism.
City Hall is flying their flags at half-mast on Thursday in memory of those who have died during terrorist attacks.
The annual day of rememberance takes place on the anniversary of the Air India Flight 182 bombing. On June 23rd, 1985 a bomb exploded on the flight from Toronto to London, killing all 329 people on board. It was the deadliest terrorist attack in Canadian history.
The day commemorates victims of that event, as well as all other acts of terrorism.