‘Kind of lacking’: Injured Bronco wonders why Canada won’t fund spinal surgery

A hockey player paralyzed in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash says it feels good to be home after spending five weeks in Thailand, where he underwent spinal surgery. “It feels good. I mean I felt that cold, cold wind hit…

‘Loss for words’: Injured Humboldt Bronco shocked, excited after spinal surgery

A hockey player paralyzed in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash says he is thrilled with the progress he’s made since receiving spinal surgery in Thailand a month ago. Doctors implanted an epidural stimulator in Ryan Straschnitzki‘s spine and one week…

Alberta presumed consent organ donation bill needs work, says dad of late Humboldt Broncos player

The father of a Humboldt Broncos hockey player whose organs were donated after he died in a catastrophic bus crash says a presumed consent bill before the Alberta legislature is a good start but has a long way to go.…

Alberta government truck driver training review angers Humboldt crash families

An Alberta government review into new truck driver training rules has sparked anger among families impacted by last year’s Humboldt hockey team bus tragedy. “Now the parents are feeling like we need to [get] back into the limelight and push,…

Former Humboldt Broncos player injured in bus crash hopes for spot on team

A former Humboldt Broncos player whose back was broken when the team’s bus crashed last year says he’ll return to Humboldt to battle for a spot on the team. Graysen Cameron’s training regimen has included spending copious amounts of time…

Humboldt Broncos crash survivor Jacob Wassermann finds new love in water skiing

Jacob Wassermann spent most of his life on the ice before he fell in love in the water. The former Humboldt Broncos goaltender, who started in the net when he was nine, was paralyzed last year when the junior hockey…

Humboldt Broncos families push petition that seeks country-wide trucking laws

New trucking regulations have been implemented in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Ontario following the Humboldt Broncos tragedy, when 16 people were killed, including players and staff, and 13 others were injured. Those dealing with the loss of loved ones, though,…

Ryan Straschnitzki returning home for 1st time since Humboldt Broncos crash

AIRDRIE, Alta. — It’s been more than a year since injured Humboldt Broncos player Ryan Straschnitzki slept at home in his own bed. That’s about to change. READ MORE: Ryan Straschnitzki, paralyzed in Humboldt Broncos crash, plans for experimental procedure…

Humboldt Broncos families support hockey assistance program after criticism

Several families affected by the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash are throwing their support behind a Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (SJHL) assistance program that’s facing criticism. Story continues below Darrin Duell, a former board member with the hockey team and…