Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--B-C Update-

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--B-C Update-

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VANCOUVER - (BC-Bus-Crash)

A former member of the Surrey Eagles is among the victims of a horrific bus crash in northeast Saskatchewan.

The B-C Hockey League team confirmed that Jaxon Joseph was on the bus with his Humboldt Broncos teammates when it collided with a transport truck on Friday.

Joseph, who was 20 years old, was among the leading scorers in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League playoffs, playing on a line with team captain Logan Schatz, another player who lost his life.

The crash has claimed 15 lives and injured 14 others. (The Canadian Press)

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(BC-Jersey-Day)

A group of hockey parents in Langley have come together to organize a national wear-your-jersey day to support victims and families affected by a fatal bus crash in Saskatchewan.

On Friday, a bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos Junior A hockey team to a playoff game was T-boned by a transport truck on a rural highway.

Jennifer Pinch, whose 16-year-old son is trying out for teams like the Broncos, says hearing of the tragedy was "gut-wrenching."

She and others have put out a call on Facebook asking kids and adults to wear hockey jerseys on April 12 to show their support. (CTV Vancouver)

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(BC-Pipeline-Protest)

The leader of the Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs says he will keep up the pressure against the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline in Burnaby.

Grand Chief Stewart Phillip and other members of the U-B-C-I-C executive joined protesters at the gates of Kinder Morgan's worksite on Saturday afternoon.

Also on site was author Naomi Klein, who says they are sending a message -- not just to the government -- but also to investors that there's real opposition to the fossil-fuel industry in Canada.

The R-C-M-P say they have arrested about 200 people demonstrating around the Trans Mountain facilities since mid-March, and while most face charges for civil contempt, officers have also made arrests for mischief, obstruction and assault of a police officer. (The Canadian Press)

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(BC-Private-Health)

A B-C woman says she had no choice but to pay 11 hundred dollars for a quick M-R-I at a private clinic after being told she could have ovarian cancer. …

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