Here's How Brampton 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 Brampton - across Canada is honouring the victims by sporting jerseys on Thursday.
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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.
Humboldt Broncos trainer Dayna Brons, 24, died of her injuries on April 11 after the April 6 crash, near Tisdale.
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.
Thirteen others are injured.
#JerseysforHumboldt was started by a group of hockey parents.
Brampton’s City Hall clock tower was lit green on April 8 to commemorate the lives lost.
The Brampton Beast also paid tribute.
Some businesses and residents in Brampton have also been leaving hockey sticks outside of their doors to honour the team.
Thousands of Canadians are rallying around the hockey community, with many residents, small businesses, and corporate giants also leaving hockey sticks outside of their doors.
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
(Cover photo via Twitter/@KellyHockeyHall)