In recognition of the tragic bus crash in Saskatchewan that killed 15 members of the Humboldt Broncos hockey team and staff, the flags in front of Salmon Arm City Hall are flying at half mast on Monday, April 9. (Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer)

Salmon Arm flies flags at half mast in support of bus crash victims

Tributes featuring sports jerseys and hockey sticks also going on nationwide.

In recognition of the tragic bus crash which claimed the lives of 15 Humboldt Broncos players and staff on a Saskatchewan highway on Friday, the City of Salmon Arm is flying the flags in front of city hall at half mast.

The gesture by the city is one of several that people across the country are undertaking in solidarity with the stricken Junior A club from the small city located east of Saskatoon.

On Thursday, April 12, peopleare being encouraged to wear sports jerseys in support of the Broncos still fighting for their lives or recovering from injuries in hospital and also in memory of those who did not survive.

Related: Donations reach $1M for families after Humboldt Broncos bus crash

In addition, social media users are posting photos of hockey sticks left out on their porches in memory of the deceased players. This is a tribute that started in Manitoba and is now spreading nation-wide.


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