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Air India Memorial Unveiled In T.O.

A memorial for victims killed in the Air India bombing was unveiled Saturday at Humber Bay Park, marking the 22nd anniversary of the tragedy.  

Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Premier Dalton McGuinty and Toronto Mayor David Miller joined more than 200 people attending the ceremony.

Harper said the Air India bombing reminds us that our country is not immune to terrorism, “On that dark day, we got a shocking glimpse of what lurks at the core of some of our fellow human beings.” He added that this is a place where all Canadians can come to pay their respects and remember those who were victims of terror.

The memorial is made up of a sundial, gardens and a granite inscription wall that bears the names of the 329 people who lost their lives while travelling on Air India Flight 182. It also commemorates two baggage handlers killed by a bomb in a related attack at an airport in Japan.