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Police and first responders across B.C. pay tribute to the Humboldt Broncos on Jersey Day

Thousands of Canadians will be wearing a jersey or donning a green ribbon Thursday in honour of the victims of last week's deadly bus crash involving the Humboldt Broncos hockey team.

A sea of jerseys has flooded social media as the world unites to show support for those affected by the Humboldt Broncos bus crash that killed 16 people in Saskatchewan.

B.C. first responders and police joined the action, sharing pictures of their members supporting Jersey Day.

READ MORE: PHOTOS: B.C. residents wear jerseys to honour Humboldt Broncos on Jersey Day

The initiative #JerseysforHumboldt was first proposed on Facebook by a group of hockey parents in the province as a way to honour the Saskatchewan junior hockey team.

The group wanted everyone to wear a sports jersey on April 12 to let the families of the victims know there was “a whole community behind them.”

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  • With files from Amy Judd
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