Brockville In Jerseys For Humboldt

You may see more than a few jerseys on people around town today. No it's not for the NHL playoffs.

Residents are honoring Humboldt by wearing jerseys or green clothes.

Both the Upper Canada District School and the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario are both encouraging students to participate.

St. Mary's Catholic High School says they're encouraging members of the Crusaders to wear their jerseys over their uniforms.

Thousand Islands Secondary will hold a moment of silence during an assembly for Relay for Life.

A number of students have also put out hockey sticks in front of their school as tribute to the team.

There are no rules on what jersey to wear, or what sport the jersey is from.

Jerseys for Humboldt was started by a group of moms in British Columbia to show support for the families of those who died in the crash.

It has since grown into national movement.