Here's How Halton is Honouring the Humboldt Broncos
The death toll is at 16 nearly a week following an horrific bus crash in Saskatchewan, and virtually every town and city - including Burlington, Oakville, and Milton - across Canada is honouring the victims by sporting jerseys on Thursday.
— Jenn Booth (@beez2710) April 12, 2018
Humboldt Broncos trainer Dayna Brons, 24, died of her injuries on April 11 after the April 6 crash near Tisdale.
R.I.P Dayna. she has not been talked about much But in a house full of trainer’s like my dad and I she has been talked about since day one.the Humboldt Broncos trainer has passed away today. When the boys need there sticks she will need her gear to #HumboldtStrongpic.twitter.com/ye3DMsV9Qh— Ty Robinson (@ty_robinson52) April 12, 2018
The collision, involving a truck, killed 15 people linked to the junior hockey team: Parker Tobin, 18 (he was initially misidentified as Xavier Labelle, who is still alive); Brody Hinz, 18; Darcy Haugan, 42; Logan Schatz, 20; Adam Herold, 16; Jaxon Joseph, 20; Mark Cross, 27; Tyler Bieber, 29; Stephen Wack, 21; Logan Hunter, 18; Conner Lukan, 21; Glen Doerksen, 59; Evan Thomas, 18; Jacob Leicht, 19; and Logan Boulet, 21.
Victims include players, coaches, event staff, and the bus driver, who were heading to a playoff game in Nipawin.
Bieber’s funeral is the first, taking place April 12. He was an announcer.
Heavy hearts in the broadcasting community today as the funeral for Tyler Bieber takes place this morning. So the morning crew at Saskatoon Media Group stands together, with our jerseys on and mics over our hearts in memory of Tyler. #HumboldtStrong #jerseyday #RestEasyBiebs pic.twitter.com/IY4zAFQde8— Pat Dubois (@patdubois) April 12, 2018
Thirteen others are injured.
#JerseysforHumboldt was started by a group of hockey parents.
HRPS Burlington (@HRPSBurl) April 12, 2018
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The City of Burlington and the Towns of Oakville and Milton have lowered flags to half-mast to show support for the junior hockey team.
In addition, lights outside of Burlington City Hall along Brant St. will be green on Thursday night.
Thousands of Canadians are rallying around the hockey community, with many residents, small businesses, and corporate giants leaving hockey sticks outside of their doors.
(Cover photo via Twitter/@KellyHockeyHall)
In memory of, 15 sticks at the entrance of the Hockey Hall of Fame with the #stanleycup Humboldt Broncos artifacts are up in the museum. #SticksOutForHumboldt #Fortheboys #humboldtstong pic.twitter.com/jaLBFYmLcM— Kelly Masse (@KellyHockeyHall) April 10, 2018