Here's How Mississauga 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 Mississauga - across Canada is honouring the victims by sporting jerseys on Thursday.
LMA (@MsMillerLMA) April 12, 2018
TODAY: UTM hosts a #JerseysForHumboldt photo booth in the CCT Atrium from 2-3 pm. Wear your jersey (or a UTM Eagles loaner) and show your support for Humboldt Broncos families and fans.#humboldtstong #UTMEagles #utm #UTMBroncospic.twitter.com/KdNCKuHyG9— U of T Mississauga (@UTM) April 12, 2018
Humboldt Broncos trainer Dayna Brons, 24, died of her injuries on April 11 after the April 6 crash near Tisdale.
A young student in Mississauga asked me to deliver this letter when he found out I'll be visiting Humboldt this weekend. Dayna passed away a few hours after he gave it to me. #PrayersForHumboldt pic.twitter.com/Tth6yUR3bg— brian shanahan (@sbdshanny) April 12, 2018
R.I.P Dayna. she has not been talked about much But in a house full of trainer’s like my dad and I she has been talked about since day one.the Humboldt Broncos trainer has passed away today. When the boys need there sticks she will need her gear to #HumboldtStrongpic.twitter.com/ye3DMsV9Qh— Ty Robinson (@ty_robinson52) April 12, 2018
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.
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.
Heavy hearts in the broadcasting community today as the funeral for Tyler Bieber takes place this morning. So the morning crew at Saskatoon Media Group stands together, with our jerseys on and mics over our hearts in memory of Tyler.#HumboldtStrong #jerseyday #RestEasyBiebs pic.twitter.com/IY4zAFQde8— Pat Dubois (@patdubois) April 12, 2018
Thirteen others are injured.
#JerseysforHumboldt was started by a group of hockey parents.
The City of Mississauga has lowered flags to half-mast to show support for the junior hockey team.
The Port Credit lighthouse was recently lit up in green.
Thousands of Canadians are rallying around the hockey community, with many residents, small businesses, and corporate giants leaving hockey sticks outside of their doors.
Back in Mississauga, my Mom joined in on leaving a stick out on the porch in honour of the Humboldt Broncos.— James de Haas (@JdeHaas27) April 9, 2018
Amazing to see how much support the hockey community has given these past few days. Wishing nothing but the best to the people of Humboldt through this difficult timepic.twitter.com/jyTjWFzypo
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)