This past Friday afternoon, a bus, carrying the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team, collided with a semi-truck in Saskatchewan, killing 15 of the 28 people involved. In response, one resident of Humboldt set up a GoFundMe to help raise money for the victims and their families. A Canadian writer's response to the amount of money it raised has led to an ugly situation.
Nora Loreto, who describes herself as a writer and activist in Quebec City, noted on Twitter that she believes the "maleness, youthfulness and the whiteness" of the victims is playing a significant role in how much money has been raised. At the time of her tweet, over $4 million had been raised. At the time of this post, nearly $9 million has been raised.
Loreto's tweet has been met with a great deal of criticism. A number of publications have taken shots at her. It also looks like she's getting some death threats and death wishes on social media.
Warning - the language that's thrown her way in a number of tweets below is very NSFW. She gets called every name in the book.
If you're looking to donate to the GoFundMe for the Humboldt Broncos, you can do so here.