Hockey Manitoba hosts vigil in support, memory of Humboldt Broncos
A Winnipeg organization held a vigil honouring victims and survivors of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash.
The vigil, organized by Hockey Manitoba, was held at My Church Winnipeg (formerly Immanuel Pentacostal Church) on Wilkes Ave. Monday night.
A number of speakers were expected, including Mayor Brian Bowman, Winnipeg Fire Chief John Lane, and Chaplain Lorne Korol, who has ministered to the spiritual needs of professional sports teams in Winnipeg, namely the Moose and the Jets.
Attendees also had a chance to sign a banner dedicated to the Broncos.
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The Winnipeg event comes as memorial services continue for the 16 people who lost their lives in the horrific crash on a Saskatchewan highway April 6.
A GoFundMe page in support of the families of the victims, and the surviving team members, sat at nearly $12.2 million as of 5 a.m. April 17.
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