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Canada Humboldt schools open for first time since tragic bus crash

01:56  11 april  2018
01:56  11 april  2018 Source:   globalnews.ca

Humboldt Broncos bus involved in highway crash

  Humboldt Broncos bus involved in highway crash A bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos has been involved in a crash north of Tisdale. The collision, which RCMP said was a “serious” crash, happened on Highway 35 about 30 kilometres north of Tisdale, near the junction of Highway 335.The Nipawin Hawks, which were supposed to meet the Broncos in Game 5 of their SJHL semifinal series on Friday night, said on Facebook the game was cancelled.“The accident being talked about involved Humboldt team bus. We ask during this time that you don’t send messages. When more information is given we will update,” the Hawks posted on Friday evening.

Schools in Humboldt , Sask., will open for the first time since the tragic Humboldt Broncos bus crash on April 6. Fifteen people were killed and 14 others were injured after the bus and a tractor-trailer crashed at the intersection in eastern Saskatchewan.

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Schools in Humboldt, Sask., will open for the first time since the tragic Humboldt Broncos bus crash on April 6.

Fifteen people were killed and 14 others were injured after the bus and a tractor-trailer crashed at the intersection in eastern Saskatchewan.

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Twelve people remain in hospital, four in critical condition.

Kevin Garinger, director of education for the Horizon School Division and president of the Broncos, said five players on the team attended the local high school, and three had previously graduated. He also said some of the teachers were billet families.

NHL, Hockey Canada release statements on Humboldt Broncos tragedy

  NHL, Hockey Canada release statements on Humboldt Broncos tragedy NHL, Hockey Canada release statements on Humboldt Broncos tragedyThe hockey world is mourning those lost in a tragic accident that claimed the lives of 14 people when a truck collided with a bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team in northeastern Saskatchewan Friday.

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On April 6, 2018, sixteen people were killed and thirteen injured when a westbound semi-trailer truck struck a northbound coach bus near Armley, Saskatchewan, Canada. The semi-trailer had failed to yield at a flashing stop sign at the intersection of Highways 35 and 335.

“As a school division, Horizon is doing everything we can to support our students, staff and communities through this tragedy,” Horizon School Division officials said in a release the day after the crash.

“In the coming days, we will be working to determine how best to support students and staff as we navigate these unthinkable circumstances.”

The province has deployed resources to the community to help those in need of counselling or mental health supports.

Support and resources are also available through Healthline 811 and the Kids Help Phone at 1-800-668-6868.


Edmonton Oilers’ Connor McDavid visits Humboldt Broncos players in hospital .
The Edmonton Oilers captain said Tuesday that he hopes his visit helped to "put some smiles on some faces" and called the visit to Saskatchewan an emotional experience.Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid travelled to Humboldt and Saskatoon on Tuesday — with Ryan O'Reilly from the Buffalo Sabres and junior hockey executive Sherry Bassin — to visit some of the families impacted and players injured in a devastating bus crash on April 6.

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