Karim Marzouk was preparing for a "routine" landing early Sunday morning aboard Air Canada Flight AC624 in Halifax when things took a terrifying turn for the worst. The Airbus A320 crash landed 35 metres short of the tarmac, taking down an antenna array and sliding on its belly onto the runway.
The Transportation Safety Board of Canada says an Air Canada plane that crashed at the Halifax Airport touched down more than 300 metres before arriving at the runway and hit an antenna array on the ground.
The elimination of the Future Shop brand may be the end of an era for the once-successful Canadian retailer, but it does not foretell the end for stand-alone electronics stores, says one business expert.
Statistics Canada reported this month that more people died than were born in New Brunswick last year for the first time since it began tracking such figures in 1972. Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador have also recorded more deaths than births in recent years.
The Toronto Maple Leafs bolstered their youth with a top-flight prospect on Saturday, signing 11-year-old Garrett Gamble to a one-day contract as a puck dropper for their game against the Ottawa Senators.