Funerals begin for Humboldt Broncos

As people across the world send their support to Saskatchewan during #JerseyDay, the mood in Humboldt is solemn.

The first funeral is scheduled for today.

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

He was on the bus with the team when the terrible crash happened on Friday. 16 people have died and 13 others were injured as a result of that crash.

Bieber's friends and family will gather at the Elgar Petersen Arena where the Broncos played their home games to say goodbye.

Two more funerals are scheduled for tomorrow.

Jacob Leicht will be laid to rest in Humboldt while Adam Herold, who would have celebrated his 17th birthday today, will be buried in his hometown of Montmartre.

Meanwhile people across Canada, the US, and Europe are throwing on sports jerseys in an effort to show the people of Humbodlt that they are not alone.

If you don't have a jersey, you're encouraged to wear the team's colours - green and gold.