Saskatchewan

SJHL President Bill Chow speaking at a press conference in Humboldt April 7.
SJHL President Bill Chow speaking at a press conference in Humboldt April 7. Taylor MacPherson/paNOW Staff

SJHL to decide future of playoffs

By Roger White
April 11, 2018 - 10:00am

The Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League has a conference call planned today to determine how they will proceed with the remainder of this year's playoffs. The SJHL playoffs were postponed after the tragic accident involving the Humboldt Broncos Friday.

(Left to right) Sheldon Kennedy, a former NHL player who was part of the 1986 Swift Current Broncos bus tragedy, SJHL president Bill Chow, Federated Co-operatives Limited CEO Scott Banda, and Lake Country Co-op CEO Dean McKim, at the SJHL's announcement of a new player assistance program.
(Left to right) Sheldon Kennedy, a former NHL player who was part of the 1986 Swift Current Broncos bus tragedy, SJHL president Bill Chow, Federated Co-operatives Limited CEO Scott Banda, and Lake Country Co-op CEO Dean McKim, at the SJHL's announcement of a new player assistance program. SJHL/Twitter

SJHL launches assistance program in wake of Humboldt tragedy

By Nathan Kanter
April 10, 2018 - 10:30am

The Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League has announced a new SJHL assistance program designed to provide mental health assistance and grief counselling for all players, coaches, staff, and volunteers affected by Friday's tragedy involving the Humboldt Broncos.

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Local politicians call for safety improvements at deadly intersection

By Nigel Maxwell
April 9, 2018 - 5:45pm

Premier Scott Moe has said the Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure will do a full investigation to see if changes are needed at the intersection where Friday's deadly bus crash occurred. Local politicians and people who live in the area also have some suggestions of their own.

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