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Coroner Speaks About Mix-Up of Humboldt Broncos Crash Victims, Release of Name

Coroner Speaks About Mix-Up of Humboldt Broncos Crash Victims, Release of Name

By Chris Purdy, The Canadian Press

Xavier Labelle - Parker Tobin
Humboldt Broncos players Xavier Labelle (left) and Parker Tobin (right) are shown in undated team photos. A coroner involved in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash says it wasn’t until an injured player woke up in hospital and said he was a different person that officials realized there had been a big mistake in identifying the dead. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO – Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League)

A coroner involved in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash says it wasn’t until an injured player woke up in hospital and said he wasn’t who everyone thought he was that officials realized there had been a big mistake in identifying the dead.

Since the crash, Parker Tobin’s loved ones from Alberta had been at the bedside of the player they thought was Parker, an 18-year-old goalie. He had serious facial injuries, but they believed he was their boy.

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Body of Missing Woman Recovered from Red River

Body of Missing Woman Recovered from Red River

April Carpenter
April Carpenter, 23, was reported missing after last being seen April 26. Police recovered her body from the Red River on Wednesday. (WPS / HANDOUT)

Winnipeg police say they have recovered the body of a woman from the Red River.

Officers responded to the river bank in the 600 block of Kildonan Drive on Wednesday afternoon.

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Humboldt Broncos Face Off Against League in Trademark Fight for #HumboldtStrong

Humboldt Broncos Face Off Against League in Trademark Fight for #HumboldtStrong

By The Canadian Press

Humboldt Broncos
Flowers lie at centre ice as people gather for a vigil at the Elgar Petersen Arena, home of the Humboldt Broncos, to honour the victims of a fatal bus accident in Humboldt, Sask. on Sunday, April 8, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)

HUMBOLDT, Sask. – The Humboldt Broncos hockey team is facing off with its own league over the #HumboldtStrong slogan and several others related to the fatal bus crash last month.

The Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League has applied to trademark the phrases, but the team said those who have suffered most from the tragedy should benefit from the phrases associated with it.

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Child, 3, Drowns in Nopiming Provincial Park

Child, 3, Drowns in Nopiming Provincial Park

RCMP Logo VehicleA three-year-old boy drowned Saturday while playing near a body of water in Nopiming Provincial Park.

RCMP say the child was camping with family when he wandered away from playing with a group of children. His family quickly noticed he was gone and tried to revive him until first responders arrived at the Tulabi Falls Campground.

The child was later pronounced deceased. His death is not considered suspicious.

— Staff

First Nation Calling for Bike Paths After 3 Boys Killed by Alleged Drunk Driver

First Nation Calling for Bike Paths After 3 Boys Killed by Alleged Drunk Driver

By The Canadian Press

Nelson House Vigil
A vigil remembering Mattheo Moore-Spence, 11, Terrence Spence, 13 and Keethan Lobster, 11, is seen in Nelson House, Man. in this undated handout photo after the three young boys were killed by an alleged drunk driver. Mattheo Moore-Spence, 11, Terrence Spence, 13 and Keethan Lobster, 11, were walking and riding bikes on Saturday night when they were hit on a road near Nelson House, about 850 kilometres north of Winnipeg. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Tanya Moody)

NELSON HOUSE, Man. – A Manitoba chief is calling for bike paths along an unpaved road into the northern community where three young boys were killed by an alleged drunk driver.

Mattheo Moore-Spence, 11; Terrence Spence, 13; and Keethan Lobster, 11, were walking and riding bikes April 28 when they were hit on the road near Nelson House, about 850 kilometres north of Winnipeg.

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