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Remembering 16 victims of Humboldt Broncos bus crash

Saturday, April 6th, 2019
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An official memorial service is being held at the Elgar Petersen Arena in Humboldt, Sask., one year after the fatal Broncos bus crash. The crash left 16 people dead, including two coaches, 10 players, an athletic therapist, statistician, radio announcer and bus driver.

The 13 survivors of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash: Where are they now?

Thursday, April 4th, 2019
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Among the survivors of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash, some have managed to heal more quickly and have returned to the world of hockey. Others may never walk again.

Amid grief, how Humboldt Broncos families are fighting to change trucking, intersections, organ donation

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019
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Since the Humboldt Broncos crash nearly one year ago, families of victims have forced changes to the trucking industry, organ donation and many other areas.

Former NHL player hired as permanent head coach of Humboldt Broncos

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019

A former player for the Los Angeles Kings has been named head coach of the Humboldt Broncos.

Humboldt Broncos playoff run comes to an end, one year after bus crash

Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
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The rebuilt Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team's quest for a championship a year after several players were killed in a bus crash is over.

Excerpts from the Humboldt Broncos victim impact statements submitted to court

Friday, March 22nd, 2019
Humboldt Broncos sticks at memorial site March 21, 2019

Loved ones of many of the 16 people killed and 13 injured in the collision last April submitted victim impact statements to the court as part of the process. Here are excerpts from statements about those who died.

Truck driver who caused Humboldt Broncos crash to be sentenced today

Friday, March 22nd, 2019

The truck driver who caused the Humboldt Broncos bus crash will learn his fate this morning in a Melfort, Sask., courtroom.

All-female referee team at Sask AAA hockey game 4 years in the making

Thursday, February 7th, 2019
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When the Moose Jaw Generals hit the ice against the Yorkton Maulers on Sunday, it was a night four years in the making — featuring an all-female officiating crew.

Crown’s suggestion of 10-year sentence in Humboldt Broncos crash is ‘harsh’: professor

Saturday, February 2nd, 2019
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A law professor at the University of Ottawa says it's difficult to know what sentence Jaskirat Singh Sidhu will receive after pleading guilty to dangerous driving causing death.

Semi-driver in Humboldt Broncos crash will likely be deported, says immigration lawyer

Friday, February 1st, 2019
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A well-known policy analyst and lawyer believes it's likely Jaskirat Singh Sidhu will be deported.