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Number of Canadians killed in Haiti now 16, Ottawa says Add to ...

The number of confirmed Canadian deaths in the Haitian earthquake is now at 16.

The government website gives no other details nor does it identify the dead.

There are 306 Canadians still missing in Haiti, and 1,892 have been located.

Ottawa estimates there were more than 6,000 Canadians in Haiti when the magnitude-7.3 earthquake struck on Jan. 12.

Almost 1,900 have been located and 1,765 have been evacuated.

Almost 1,000 Canadian soldiers, sailors and air crew are on the ground or off the coast of Haiti and that number is expected to double over the next week.

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