Humboldt Broncos honoured as SJHL playoffs resume

Humboldt Broncos honoured as SJHL playoffs resume

If you are seeing many people wearing a sports jersey of some kind on Thursday, and you are wondering why, wonder no more.

Graydon Ribchester, centre, a Grade 9 student at Belle River District High School, wears her authentic Humboldt Broncos hockey jersey at the Atlas Tube Centre in Lakeshore on April 12, 2014.

In Alberta, U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft wore a red Team Canada jersey to deliver a speech to the Calgary Chamber of Commerce.

Police say there were 29 people onboard the bus, which was en route to Nipawin for a Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League semifinals playoff game, when the crash took place about 30 km north of Tisdale, Saskatchewan.

But he said it was the real thing. "While we're heard on one end of the country and they're over there, it's great to know everyone is doing something to help show support".

No one hurt in Oswego house fire
Harrisburg first responders quickly got a house fire under control on Sunday, containing the damage to one area of the home. The fire is under investigation, Windsor Fire and Rescue said in an update posted on Twitter .

The outpouring of support has seen millions raised for the families of those involved in the tragedy.

"Had we known it was an event in all schools, we would have (participated) spontaneously", Dufourd said in a phone interview Friday. "It's just part of hockey". Staff and council also took part in the "jersey day" movement on Thursday. She wants to let Humboldt know it is not alone.

"I think the incident resonates with a lot of the smaller communities right across Canada in terms of hockey and what it means to people and their families", said Bruce Beakley, director human of resources with the County of Renfrew.

"Last week we were on a road trip on a bus to Lake Placid with the Riverside Rangers and we got off the bus on Monday, all healthy", Nicole said. Ethan, a leukemia patient, proudly displays his Maple Leafs jersey as he and his mother visited Regional Hospital's Met Campus.

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