Canadian Lawyer Magazine Profile of Former Supreme Justice John Major
Major, who departed from the Supreme Court in December 2005, led the judicial inquiry into the Air India bombing, with its final report released in June 2010.
In the early morning of June 23rd, 1985, Air India Flight 182 flying from Canada to New Delhi was blown apart by a bomb, killing all 329 passengers and crew on board.
The overwhelming majority of those murdered were Canadian citizens.
It is the largest loss of life in Canadian history from a single terrorist attack.