News/Canada/Saskatchewan

‘Disgusting and opportunistic’ $2M Humboldt Broncos-inspired fund embroiled in conflict

April 14, 2019

Former Humboldt Broncos board members say a fund set up in the days after the fatal bus crash was an attempt by the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League president to go behind their backs and capitalize on the tragedy.  They say they’re talking about this now because they didn’t have the energy to do it at the […]

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Sask. priest to be extradited to Scotland to face sexual and physical assault charges

April 9, 2019

Authorities in Scotland have charged a long-serving pastor in a Saskatchewan archdiocese with physical and sexual abuse and have been authorized by the Canadian government to extradite him, according to a letter issued by the Archdiocese of Regina. The Canadian government approved the extradition of Father Robert MacKenzie on March 22. The allegations in question date back […]

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Green Shirt Day to honour Humboldt Bronco and the Logan Boulet Effect

April 7, 2019

Green Shirt Day is being held nationally on April 7, in memory of one of the Humboldt Broncos crash victims, and to raise awareness of organ donation. On April 6, 2018, the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team’s bus collided with a semi-truck in Saskatchewan, killing 16 people and injuring 13 others. Logan Boulet was 21 when the […]

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Green Shirt Day honours Humboldt Bronco and the Logan Boulet Effect

April 7, 2019

Across Canada people are dressing up in green for the first Green Shirt Day, in memory of one of the Humboldt Broncos crash victims, and to raise awareness of organ donation. On April 6, 2018, the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team’s bus collided with a semi-truck in Saskatchewan, killing 16 people and injuring 13 others. Logan […]

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‘It’s a whole range of emotions’: Humboldt set to pay tribute to Broncos at memorial

April 6, 2019

The sky was dark and rain fell steadily in Humboldt, Sask., on the morning of the anniversary of the Broncos’ bus crash. The Elgar Petersen Arena in this city will be packed with an expected 3,000 people Saturday afternoon, commemorating one year since the Junior A hockey team collided with a semi en route to a […]

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29 candles light up Humboldt arena during emotional 1-year memorial of Broncos bus crash

April 6, 2019

A deep silence fell over the Elgar Petersen Arena on Saturday from 4:50 p.m. CST until 4:51 p.m — exactly one year after the Humboldt Broncos bus crash.  The memorial took place in Humboldt, Sask., where family, friends and supporters gathered to honour the lives lost and affected by the collision that left 16 people dead […]

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‘A full circle since the crash’: Families reflect on anniversary of Humboldt Broncos tragedy

April 6, 2019

It’s a year in which families say they have lived through difficult firsts. The first birthday since the crash. A first Thanksgiving. A first Christmas. Today marks the first anniversary of the April 6, 2018 Humboldt Broncos bus crash. Family members of the 29 people involved in the crash and nearly 3,000 members of the public are […]

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‘Grief is messy’: Humboldt Broncos pastor searches for right words on anniversary

April 5, 2019

Humboldt Broncos team pastor Sean Brandow has become more famous than he would like. But the 39-year-old pastor will swallow his humility to deliver another nationally televised sermon Saturday afternoon to mark the one-year anniversary of the horrific bus crash that rocked his community and a nation. Three thousand people are expected to fill the Elgar Petersen […]

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Still #HumboldtStrong 1 year after tragic bus crash

April 4, 2019

For Kaleb Dahlgren, the A on his Humboldt Broncos jersey meant he was a team leader. That responsibility didn’t end when with the fatal bus crash last April 6 — in many ways, it only got more important. “I think leadership isn’t just something that you do for the season. I think it’s the way you […]

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‘It was closure’: Plane finally lifted from Sask. lake nearly 60 years after crashing

April 1, 2019

A plane that spent nearly six decades on the bottom of a Saskatchewan lake has finally landed in its new home. On Aug. 20, 1959, pilot Ray Gran and conservation officer Harold Thompson set out to fly from Buffalo Narrows, Sask., to La Loche, Sask. While en route, the Cessna 180 they were in crashed into Peter Pond Lake, […]

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