He continued: 'I am deeply concerned and outraged by this tragedy.
Our thoughts are with those injured, their family and friends, and all those affected by this senseless act of violence.
Miraculously, Chernyk, 48, has now been released from hospital - as have two of those struck by the truck.
The incident occurred during a high-profile game between the Canadian Football League teams the Edmonton Eskimos and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.
He was known to both Edmonton police and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police prior to the attack.
According to Marlin Degrand, assistant commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Sharif was flagged in 2015 for extremist ideologies.
An hour after his first tweet, Domi put out a series of statements clarifying his stance.'The amount of people that turn what I said into something negative is exactly what's wrong with this world,' the 22-year-old said.'I was not disrespecting any race or religion.
I'm talking about the bad people that can come over here and harm our country.
However, I think many executors out there would appreciate having an overview of their duties, either as a first-time checklist, or as a refresher of what they learned when they first began working on the estate.Some were seen hugging and crying; others held Canadian flags aloft, or carried placards calling for 'love, not hate'.Canada-born hockey player Max Domi - who is forward for the Arizona Coyotes, but was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and grew up in the Toronto area - called for tighter immigration after the attack.'Really hope everyone in Edmonton is ok. This is why we have to be aware of some of the people we let into our country,' he tweeted on Sunday, adding an emoji of a Canadian flag The response was mixed, with many people challenging his views.Police set up checkpoints and stopped Sharif, who had taken a U-Haul cube van - later that night on Wayne Gretzky Drive.
The name of the registered driver for the van was close to that of Sharif's, an officer said.Chernyk was released from the hospital overnight with stab wounds on his face and head, and abrasions on his arms.