News releases from Flight 111 Secretariat

Additional Details Released on Services

Flight 111 Secretariat

More details were released today on memorial services planned for the first anniversary of the crash of Swissair Flight 111.

Services to Mark Flight 111 Anniversary

Flight 111 Secretariat

Lorne Clarke, chair of the Flight 111 Memorial Advisory Committee, today announced the memorial services planned for Sept. 1-2 -- the first anniversary of the Swissair Flight 111 tragedy.

Committee Chooses Words for Memorials

Flight 111 Secretariat

The words to be engraved on the Flight 111 memorial stones will be consistent with the character of the memorials, Lorne Clarke, chair of the Memorial Advisory Committee, announced today.

Design, Build Team Chosen for Memorials

Flight 111 Secretariat

Modest designs that are in harmony with the coastal environment of the St. Margarets Bay area have been selected for the Flight 111 memorials.

Interment Site Chosen

Flight 111 Secretariat

Bayswater has been chosen as the interment site for those who died in the crash of Swissair Flight 111.

Swissair Memorial Recommendation Approved

Flight 111 Secretariat

Three locations will form a memorial to remember the victims of Swissair Flight 111 and to recognize the co-operative efforts of Nova Scotians in the aftermath of the crash.

Trust Fund Established for Memorial

Flight 111 Secretariat

The provincial cabinet has set up a trust fund for people who wish to donate to the Flight 111 memorial.

Open Houses to Gather Ideas for Memorial

Flight 111 Secretariat

Three open houses over the next two weeks will gather public input on the location, design and funding of a memorial to the victims of the crash of Swissair Flight 111.

Swissair Memorial Planning Committee

Flight 111 Secretariat

Lorne Clarke, former Nova Scotia chief justice, will head a committee to oversee creation of a memorial to the victims of Swissair Flight 111, Premier Russell MacLellan announced today. The committee will be involved in site selection and will oversee planning and design of the memorial.