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‘How do you miss all those signs?’: Crown seeks 10-year sentence for driver in Humboldt Broncos bus crash

Thursday, January 31st, 2019
jaskirat singh sidhu

The Crown prosecutor in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash case is asking for a 10-year sentence for truck driver Jaskirat Singh Sidhu with a further 10-year driving prohibition after that.

‘Something none of us will ever forget’: Humboldt Broncos parent meets with driver who caused son’s death

Thursday, January 31st, 2019
Humbolt Sentence Hearing 20190129

Scott Thomas waited 10 months to meet the man who caused the death of his son, Evan and on Wednesday he got that chance.

Report states semi driver who caused Humboldt Broncos crash had violated 70 government regulations

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
jaskirat sidhu

The semi driver who caused the Humboldt Broncos crash committed 70 violations of federal and provincial trucking regulations in the 11 days leading to the April 6 tragedy, according to a court document.

Sentencing begins for semi driver who caused Humboldt Broncos crash

Monday, January 28th, 2019

Twenty-nine families will get their chance this week to face the semi driver who caused the crash with the Humboldt Broncos bus that killed or injured their loved ones last April in Saskatchewan.

‘It’s really disgusting’: Sask. Rush player shocked after U.S. lacrosse fans shout about scalping brother

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
Jeremy Thompson Saskatchewan Rush

Jeremy Thompson can't believe his brother was the target of racist language at a lacrosse game.

SJHL says northern Sask. teen first girl to break league’s gender barrier

Sunday, January 13th, 2019
Taylor Keast

League officials believe Air Ronge, Sask. goalie Taylor Keast became the first female player to suit up for a Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League game Friday night when she served as the La Ronge Ice Wolves' emergency backup. The midget goalie was pressed into duty when a new acquisition didn't arrive in time for the game.

Injured Humboldt Broncos player Layne Matechuk returns to the ice for first time since bus crash

Wednesday, January 9th, 2019

A defenceman who suffered a brain injury in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash last spring was back on the ice for the first time this week.

Semi-trailer driver pleads guilty in Humboldt Broncos bus crash that killed 16

Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
jaskirat sidhu

The man charged in a fatal Saskatchewan highway crash between a semi-trailer truck and the Humboldt Broncos team bus has pleaded guilty to 16 counts of dangerous driving causing death and 13 counts of dangerous driving causing bodily harm.

Deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash chosen by Canadian media as News Story of the Year

Tuesday, December 18th, 2018
Humboldt Broncos

A deadly bus crash that united a hockey-mad country in grief and spurred people to leave sticks on porches from coast to coast has been selected as Canada's News Story of the Year.

Court adjourned again for semi driver accused in Humboldt Broncos bus crash

Tuesday, December 18th, 2018
Jaskirat Singh Sidhu

Court has been adjourned again for the man charged in a fatal highway crash between a semi trailer and the Humboldt Broncos team bus.