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As our nation continues to grieve for to the 16 victims of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash in Saskatchewan, numerous heartfelt tributes have brought Canadians together.

Many people placed hockey sticks outside their doors in honour of the lost lives. One such family in Whitby, Ontario caught a truly heartwarming video of a boy with a hockey stick in Whitby, Ontario.

12-year-old Matthew Heaney had just arrived home from school when he picked up the stick and had a tender moment with it.

Check out the footage below… and make sure to watch to the end.