April 6 marks the two-year anniversary of the tragic Humboldt Broncos bus crash that killed 16 people and injured 13 on a highway in Saskatchewan.
On Monday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau started off his daily COVID-19 press conference marking the anniversary.
“From coast-to-coast-to-coast, we remember the 16 lives that ended much too soon and the many more that were changed forever,” he said, adding, “You, the community of Humboldt, along with all Canadians who stand with you have shown incredible strength and resilience and just like the people putting out hockey sticks or wearing the jersey you remind us that together, we can get through even the darkest of times.”
Along with hockey sticks being left outside for the boys, tributes were also shared on social media.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau starts his address today by remembering the Humboldt Broncos who tragically died two years ago today in a bus crash in Saskatchewan.
A hockey stick on his front porch.
“We will always be there for you” Trudeau says. pic.twitter.com/DFkSrljDJs
— Devin Heroux (@Devin_Heroux) April 6, 2020
We will always remember. Today marks the 2-year anniversary of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash that tragically took 16 lives. Our thoughts & prayers are with the team, organization, family & friends. The NHL Alumni Association & the entire hockey community are #HumboldtStrong 💚💛 pic.twitter.com/Bz7xrHru2r
— NHL Alumni (@NHLAlumni) April 6, 2020
Tough times in the world right now, but take a moment out of your day today to remember the 13 who died and the 16 who were injured in the tragic Humboldt Broncos crash two years ago today. #HumboldtStrong
— Scott Billeck (@ScottBilleck) April 6, 2020
Today we remember all of those who have been affected by the Humboldt Broncos Tragedy 2 years ago. We pay tribute to our former Lion Mark Cross every year on our 18th game of the season and continue to honour his legacy daily by using the C.R.O.S.S. Acronym. #HumboldtStrong #MC18 pic.twitter.com/gngDpeqTkr
— York Lions Hockey (@yorklionshockey) April 6, 2020