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This Saturday marks the one-year anniversary of the accident near Carberry that claimed 17 lives and injured eight others.

A special Ceremonial Tribute in Remembrance is being planned for Saturday afternoon at 2 pm in CN Park. 

Lavonne Tyschinski - who's mom was a passenger on the bus - is helping to plan the memorial. 

"We will be having representation from the province, the City of Dauphin and the RM of Dauphin, as well as from the Ministerial Association.  We will then have a tribute to the passengers as well as a reading of the passengers' names, and then a tribute to the passengers.  That will be followed by a moment of silence, and then the unveiling of the monument."  

"(The monument) is in honour of both the deceased and the survivors.  It is a tribute as well to the first responders.  It is really a collective monument for everyone that would have been involved or impacted by the accident."

Tyschinski says the day is another step in the healing process for everyone impacted by this tragedy.

"We also want to recognize and express our sincere gratitude to the emergency services... STARS Air Ambulance, the RCMP, any volunteer responders who attended to our loved ones that day.  With this tribute, we really wanted to show our gratitude." 

Seating will be limited so anyone planning on attending is encouraged to bring a lawn chair.

The ceremony will begin at 2 p.m. and will be followed by a Memorial Tea at the Dauphin Active Living Center. 

For those unable to attend the ceremony, Pathways Funeral Home will be live-streaming it on their website.