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Humboldt Broncos Hockey Team Overwhelmed with Applications for Head Coach

Humboldt Broncos Hockey Team Overwhelmed with Applications for Head Coach

By The Canadian Press

Kevin Garinger
Kevin Garinger, President of the Humboldt Broncos, speaks during a media event at Elgar Petersen Arena in Humboldt, Sask., on Sunday, April 8, 2018. The Humboldt Broncos hockey club says it has received so many applications to become the team’s new head coach and general manager that it needs more time to review them all. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards)

HUMBOLDT, Sask. – The Humboldt Broncos hockey club says it has received so many applications to become the team’s new head coach and general manager that it needs more time to review them all.

The new hire will replace Darcy Haugan, who was one of the 16 people who died as a result of the April 6 crash involving the team bus and a truck in rural Saskatchewan.

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Humboldt Broncos Player Released from Saskatoon Hospital, Plans to Graduate

Humboldt Broncos Player Released from Saskatoon Hospital, Plans to Graduate

By The Canadian Press

Xavier LaBelle
Humboldt Broncos’ Xavier LaBelle does his physiotherapy treatment at Saskatoon City Hospital in this undated handout photo. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Tanya Labelle)

SASKATOON – One of the Humboldt Broncos hockey players injured in a bus crash that killed 16 people has been released from a Saskatoon hospital and plans to graduate from high school later this month.

Xavier LaBelle, an 18-year old defenceman from Saskatoon, suffered a fractured skull, a concussion, internal bleeding and 20 broken bones on April 6 when a transport truck collided with the junior hockey team’s bus.

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Cheers, Tears, Hugs Mark End of Trek to Honour Humboldt Broncos Crash Victims

Cheers, Tears, Hugs Mark End of Trek to Honour Humboldt Broncos Crash Victims

By The Canadian Press

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Rance Cardinal holds up a sign remembering the Humboldt Broncos bus crash victims during the Winnipeg Jets and Chicago Blackhawks NHL game in Winnipeg on Saturday, April 7, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

HUMBOLDT, Sask. – A former junior hockey player’s journey of healing has come to an end after he walked 1,200 kilometres from northern Ontario to Saskatchewan to honour the victims of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash.

Rance Cardinal, who is 24, walked and sometimes ran into Humboldt on Sunday to the cheers and numerous hugs from hundreds of people after a trek that began April 11.

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Humboldt Tragedy Spurs Spike in Manitoba Organ Donor Registrations

Humboldt Tragedy Spurs Spike in Manitoba Organ Donor Registrations

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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)

WINNIPEG — The tragic bus crash involving the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team last weekend in Saskatchewan has inspired Manitobans to sign up to become organ and tissue donors.

Sixteen people lost their lives when the bus they were travelling on collided with a semi truck on April 6.

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Tom Cochrane Reworks ‘Big League’ Lyrics to Honour Humboldt Broncos

Tom Cochrane Reworks ‘Big League’ Lyrics to Honour Humboldt Broncos

By The Canadian Press

Tom Cochrane
Musician Tom Cochrane poses in Toronto on Friday, February 6, 2015. Cochrane reworked the lyrics of his song “Big League” on Tuesday night for a special performance honouring the Humboldt Broncos. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese)

Tom Cochrane reworked the lyrics of his song “Big League” on Tuesday night for a special performance honouring the Humboldt Broncos.

The Juno Award-winning signer and songwriter played an acoustic version in front of a green and yellow backdrop to begin TSN’s NHL playoff preview special.

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Body in Humboldt Broncos Bus Crash Misidentified: Justice Ministry

Body in Humboldt Broncos Bus Crash Misidentified: Justice Ministry

By The Canadian Press

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Members of the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team are shown in a photo posted to the team Twitter feed, @HumboldtBroncos on March 24, 2018 after a playoff win over the Melfort Mustangs. Saskatchewan’s Ministry of Justice says one of the deceased in Friday’s bus crash involving the Humboldt Broncos was misidentified. (HUMBOLDT BRONCOS / TWITTER)

HUMBOLDT, Sask. – Authorities mixed up the identities of one of the deceased and one of the survivors in the Humboldt Broncos crash, Saskatchewan’s Ministry of Justice said Monday.

The body of 18-year-old Parker Tobin, a goalie, was mistaken for that of Xavier Labelle — Labelle is injured but alive, and Tobin is among the 15 people who died when the bus carrying the junior hockey team collided with a semi truck in northeastern Saskatchewan on Friday, the ministry said.

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Doctor Who Treated Bus Crash Victims Was Prepared by Experience in Syria

Doctor Who Treated Bus Crash Victims Was Prepared by Experience in Syria

By The Canadian Press

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The welcome sign is shown in Humboldt, Sask., Saturday, April 7, 2018. RCMP say 15 people are dead and 14 people were injured Friday after a truck collided with a bus carrying a junior hockey team to a playoff game in northeastern Saskatchewan. Police say there were 28 people including the driver on board the Humboldt Broncos bus when the crash occurred at around 5 p.m. on Highway 35 north of Tisdale. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards)

SASKATOON – Hassan Masri once cared for airstrike victims in Syria’s civil war, but that didn’t hardened him to the injuries he and other emergency staff at Saskatoon’s Royal University Hospital saw Friday night after a horrific bus crash that killed 15 people.

The hospital declared a “code orange” meaning mass casualties are expected.

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Saskatchewan Man Finds New Winnipeg House in His Farm Field

Saskatchewan Man Finds New Winnipeg House in His Farm Field

By The Canadian Press

Patrick Maze House
A house being transferred from Winnipeg ended up in a farmer’s field in rural Saskatchewan. (PATRICK MAZE / FACEBOOK)

PILOT BUTTE, Sask. – Patrick Maze is used to seeing flax and weeds on his farm field east of Regina, but where did the brand-new beautiful house come from?

Maze was driving by his land last week and noticed the home sitting on a big trailer where there should have been nothing but rolling prairie.

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