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Canadian Running Back Kienan LaFrance Rejoins Saskatchewan Roughriders

Canadian Running Back Kienan LaFrance Rejoins Saskatchewan Roughriders

By The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Chris Streveler (17) hands off to Kienan LaFrance (27) during the second half of CFL action against the Saskatchewan Roughriders in Winnipeg Saturday, October 13, 2018. (John Woods/CP)

REGINA — Kienan LaFrance is back with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

The Canadian running back signed a one-year deal with Saskatchewan on Thursday. Lafrance spent the 2017 season with the Riders before joining the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

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Jennifer Jones, Robyn Silvernagle Record Much-Needed Wins at Scotties

Jennifer Jones, Robyn Silvernagle Record Much-Needed Wins at Scotties

By The Canadian Press

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Canada skip Jennifer Jones delivers a stone against the United States during the semifinal at the World Women’s Curling Championship in North Bay, Ont., Saturday, March 24, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson)

SYDNEY, N.S. — Saskatchewan’s Robyn Silvernagle and Team Canada’s Jennifer Jones posted big wins on Wednesday at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

Silvernagle beat Yukon’s Nicole Baldwin 6-4, while Jones’s Manitoba rink topped Kelli Sharpe of Newfoundland and Labrador 8-4 at the Canadian women’s curling championship.

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Privacy Commissioner Finds Doctors Snooped in Humboldt Broncos Patient Records

Privacy Commissioner Finds Doctors Snooped in Humboldt Broncos Patient Records

By The Canadian Press

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Hockey sticks to remember members of the Humboldt Broncos are silhouetted against the morning sun along a stretch of highway 6 in Saskatchewan, Friday, April 13, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)

REGINA — Saskatchewan’s privacy commissioner has found eight people inappropriately gained access to the electronic health records of 10 Humboldt Broncos team members involved in a bus crash last April.

Sixteen people were killed and 13 were injured in the crash between the junior hockey team’s bus and a semi-trailer at a rural Saskatchewan intersection.

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Mercy or Monster? Some Humboldt Broncos Families Offer Forgiveness, Others Anger

Mercy or Monster? Some Humboldt Broncos Families Offer Forgiveness, Others Anger

By Chris Purdy and Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press

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Jaskirat Singh Sidhu, centre, the driver of the truck that struck the bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos hockey team, and his lawyers for the second day of his sentencing hearings Tuesday, January 29, 2019 in Melfort, Sask. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz)

MELFORT, Sask. — As more families stood in court Tuesday to share stories of their unending grief over the dead and the injured in the Humboldt Broncos crash, there was talk of forgiveness but also of incredible anger.

Christina Haugan spoke directly to Jaskirat Singh Sidhu, the truck driver who blew through a stop sign in rural Saskatchewan last April, and told him she holds no ill will.

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‘Everybody’s Going to Feel It:’ Broncos Families Prepare for Sentencing Hearing

‘Everybody’s Going to Feel It:’ Broncos Families Prepare for Sentencing Hearing

By Chris Purdy, The Canadian Press

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Jaskirat Singh Sidhu leaves provincial court with his lawyer Mark Brayford, right, in Melfort, Sask., on January 8, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Kayle Neis)

The hardest thing Chris Joseph ever had to do was get through the first 48 hours after his son died in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash.

The second hardest, he says, happens this week when he and his wife attend a sentencing hearing for the truck driver who caused the Saskatchewan crash last year that killed 16 people and injured 13 others on the junior hockey team’s bus.

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Injured Broncos Player Returns to the Ice for First Time Since Bus Crash

Injured Broncos Player Returns to the Ice for First Time Since Bus Crash

By The Canadian Press

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Hockey sticks to remember members of the Humboldt Broncos are silhouetted against the morning sun along a stretch of highway 6 in Saskatchewan, Friday, April 13, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)

COLONSAY, Sask. — A defenceman who suffered a brain injury in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash last spring was back on the ice for the first time this week.

Layne Matechuk, 18, was injured in April when a transport truck and the bus carrying his junior hockey team collided at a rural intersection in Saskatchewan.

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‘I Don’t Want a Trial:’ Truck Driver in Humboldt Broncos Crash Pleads Guilty

‘I Don’t Want a Trial:’ Truck Driver in Humboldt Broncos Crash Pleads Guilty

By Ryan McKenna, The Canadian Press

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Jaskirat Singh Sidhu leaves provincial court in Melfort, Sask., Tuesday, January 8, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Kayle Neis)

MELFORT, Sask. — The driver of a transport truck involved in a deadly crash with the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team’s bus pleaded guilty Tuesday to all charges against him.

“I plead guilty, your honour,” Jaskirat Singh Sidhu said as he stood before a judge in a court in Melfort, Sask.

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