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Several injuries after school bus crash near Rockglen

Several injuries after school bus crash near Rockglen

Jun 12, 2024 | 9:44am
ROCKGLEN – Nine school children were on a bus home when it crashed with an SUV on a gravel road near Rockglen. RCMP report being called out to the intersection of two grid roads, 6.5 km south of Rockglen around 3:45 p.m. Police say, as a result of the crash, the school bus rolled into the ditch. There […]
Families, friends set to remember victims on anniversary of Manitoba bus crash

Families, friends set to remember victims on anniversary of Manitoba bus crash

Jun 9, 2024 | 12:46pm
The year that has passed since a bus crash killed 17 seniors headed to a Manitoba casino on a bright late-spring day has been one of grief, community support, a slow return to normal and, for some, a long road to recovery. It has also left unanswered questions about the genesis of the horrific crash […]
Deportation hearing set for truck driver in deadly Saskatchewan hockey team bus crash

Deportation hearing set for truck driver in deadly Saskatchewan hockey team bus crash

Apr 9, 2024 | 8:21am
A deportation hearing for the truck driver who caused the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash six years ago has been scheduled for next month.  Lawyer Michael Greene said Monday the hearing for his client Jaskirat Singh Sidhu is to be held May 24. “It was an inevitability. I mean, the (immigration) minister could always decide […]
Bus carrying crew for Shania Twain concert crashes on icy highway in Saskatchewan

Bus carrying crew for Shania Twain concert crashes on icy highway in Saskatchewan

Nov 9, 2023 | 1:41am
Members of Shania Twain’s concert production crew were on a bus that crashed Wednesday morning on an icy highway in southeast Saskatchewan. The music star’s management company, Maverick, said in a statement that the bus and a truck from her “Queen of Me” tour were in the crash on the Trans-Canada Highway near Wolseley. Twain […]
Shania Twain’s tour bus, and a support vehicle in a crash on HWY 1.

Shania Twain’s tour bus, and a support vehicle in a crash on HWY 1.

Nov 8, 2023 | 9:52am
A bus and truck which are part of singer Shania Twain’s tour, crashed on Highway One this morning, near Wolseley. This happened just after 7 am in difficult road conditions. According to Twain’s Management, several people were injured and taken to local hospitals. The information we have right now indicates all of the injuries were […]
Federal Court judge reserves decision on deportation of truck driver in Broncos crash

Federal Court judge reserves decision on deportation of truck driver in Broncos crash

Sep 14, 2023 | 5:03am
-Bill Graveland, Calgary- A lawyer for the truck driver who caused the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash told a federal judge Wednesday that the Canada Border Services Agency should not have recommended his client be deported. Jaskirat Singh Sidhu was sentenced in 2019 to eight years after he pleaded guilty to dangerous driving causing death […]
Federal Court hears arguments on deportation of truck driver in Broncos crash

Federal Court hears arguments on deportation of truck driver in Broncos crash

Sep 13, 2023 | 2:17pm
A federal judge has reserved his decision in the deportation case of the truck driver who caused the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash. Jaskirat Singh Sidhu’s lawyer argued Canada Border Services Agency officials who recommended his deportation didn’t factor in his previously clean record and remorse.  Counsel for the federal Department of Justice say the […]

‘Why not?’: Former Broncos player has sights set on Paralympic wheelchair basketball

Jul 31, 2023 | 8:57am

Ryan Straschnitzki’s Paralympic dreams haven’t fizzled, but his path to the international stage could take him from the ice to the hardwood. The 24-year-old from Airdrie, Alta., was paralyzed from the chest down in 2018 when a semi-trailer ran a stop sign and barrelled into the path of the Humboldt Broncos’ bus in rural Saskatchewan. Sixteen […]

Six seniors injured in deadly Manitoba bus crash in critical condition

Jun 16, 2023 | 11:51am

Manitoba’s health authority says six patients are in critical condition a day after a highway crash between a semi-truck and minibus killed 15 people. Another four patients are being cared for in a surgical unit. Police have said a group of mostly seniors from Dauphin, Man., and the surrounding area were heading to a casino […]