The Manitoba basketball community as a whole wishes to express its thoughts and prayers to those affected in the tragedy in New Brunswick on Saturday January 12th involving the Bathurst High School Varsity Boys Basketball team.  Our thoughts go out to the families and friends both directly and indirectly involved.  As part of our expression of our deep sympathies, we are asking the Manitoba basketball community to add their name to the virtual Book of Condolences we have set up below.  Trust funds have also been established at CIBC and Scotiabank.  For more information on how you can extend your support and to sign the Book of Condolence...


Book of Condolence


The list of names collected will be shared with Bathurst High School in the coming weeks.


Sign Book of Condolence




The CIBC in Bathurst in partnership
with Scotia Bank, is accepting donations on behalf of the families for a trust
fund to establish bursaries in the names of the


Donations to the trust fund can be
made at any CIBC Branch in Canada as

Trust Fund: Boys in Red

Transit #

All money from this trust account
will be forwarded to the CIBC trust Fund, “Boys in



Memorial Service
for the students:

K.C. Irving Civic Centre, Bathurst

Viewing: Tuesday January
15th 2-4 p.m. & 7-9 p.m.

Funeral: Wednesday, January
16th at 2 p.m.


Funeral Service
for teacher Beth Lord

Wednesday January 16th,
4:00 p.m.

First United Church, St. Patrick


More information on the tragedy can be found here.

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