Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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The first of 16 funerals for the victims of the Humboldt, Saskatchewan bus crash will be held today.

A funeral will be held for 29-year-old Tyler Bieber at the home arena of the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team.

The team lost 16 players, coaches and staff when their bus crashed with a transport truck last Friday.

Bieber was a radio broadcaster in his first year as a play-by-play announcer for the Broncos.

A group of B-C hockey moms is urging Canadians across the country to wear a sports jersey -- hockey or otherwise -- today to honour the 16 people killed in the crash and the 13 injured survivors.

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia's Jill Batten says she'll do it because the whole country is thinking about Humboldt. (2)



Prime Minister Justin Trudeau heads to South America today to begin a foreign tour that will see him attend two international summits over a stretch of 10 days.

The trip is seen by some as an opportunity for Trudeau to land some new trade partners for Canada.

His first stop will be Lima, Peru, where leaders from more than 30 western hemisphere countries will gather for the Summit of the Americas.

While there, Trudeau will also have a chance to meet with Latin America's largest trading bloc of countries. (2)



A new report finds sexual harassment is far more prevalent in Canadian workplaces than company executives would like to believe.

The report from the Human Resources Professionals Association says notes that an online survey of two-thousand Canadians conducted by Navigator in February found that just over one third of female respondents and 12 per cent of men said they had been sexually harassed at work.

Yet, in another survey of executives conducted by the Gandalf Group, 94 per cent of respondents said sexual harassment is not a problem in their workplaces. …

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