Commemoration Fund for the Victims of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 Tragedy

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On March 10, 2019, Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 (ET302) crashed near Addis Ababa in Ethiopia, claiming the lives of all 157 people aboard. The victims were of 35 nationalities, including 18 Canadian citizens, as well as permanent residents and others with ties to Canada. The ET302 flight was en route to Nairobi, where many of the passengers were going to attend the United Nations environmental conference that was scheduled to take place the following day.

The Commemoration Fund for the Victims of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 Tragedy is a new grant and contribution funding program to commemorate the victims. This Commemorative Fund is split in 2 streams:

  1. commemorative scholarship program supporting post-secondary students studying in Canada
  2. commemorative projects that are youth-focused, environmental, humanitarian, and/or community-based

List of the Canadian victims and family members

The Canadian victims and family members of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 tragedy are:

  • Angela Rehhorn
  • Pius Adesanmi
  • Micah Messent
  • Stéphanie Lacroix
  • Carolyne Quinns Karanja (Wife), Ryan Njoroge (Son), Kellie Pauls and Rubi Pauls (Daughters)
  • Danielle Moore
  • Peter DeMarsh
  • Ameen Ismail Noormohamed
  • Amina Odowa and Sofia Abdulkadir (Daughter)
  • Derick Kivia Lwugi
  • Jessica Hyba
  • Dawn Tanner (Mother)
  • Kosha Vaidya (Mother), Prerit Dixit (Father), Anushka and Ashka Dixit (Children) and Pannagesh Vaidya (Grandfather), Hansini Vaidya (Grandmother)
  • Darcy Belanger
  • Chunming Wang

Contact us

If you have any questions about this program, contact us by email or mail.


Mailing address:

ATTN: Director, Transportation and Infrastructure Programs (AHSS)
C/o Program Officer
Transport Canada
Place de Ville, Tower C, 19th Floor
330 Sparks St
Ottawa ON K1A 0N5