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Canadian Coast Guard cautions against taking part in Port Huron Float Down

PORT HURON, Mich. – The Canadian Coast Guard and its American counterpart are issuing a joint warning for people not to take part in the annual Port Huron float down on the St Clair River between… 110 more words

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Safety board says commercial fishermen should be required to wear life-jackets

A boat capsizing that claimed the lives of two New Brunswick men last year serves as yet another example of why fishermen should be required to wear life-jackets, the Transportation Safety Board said Wednesday in a report highlighting a tragedy it says “is all-too-familiar in Canada’s commercial fishing industry.” 630 more words

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B96 Cares! Going Boating? Always Wear A Life Jacket!

Planning on going boating anytime soon?

Here’s one accessory that you can’t go without!

A life jacket!

At least 80-85% of all boating deaths would have been prevented if the victims had been wearing their life jackets! 39 more words

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K-Hits Cares! Going Boating? Always Wear A Life Jacket!

Planning on going boating anytime soon?

Here’s one accessory that you can’t go without!

A life jacket!

At least 80-85% of all boating deaths would have been prevented if the victims had been wearing their life jackets! 69 more words

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Life jacket safety important, says boater

WEBEQUIE NEWS
Jerome Rody
July 21, 2017

It was a sunny day and the lake was calm in Webequie First Nation, Ontario.
Frank Shewaybick, a member of  Webequie First Nation was going for a boat ride on the south end of of the island, when he struck an unknown object in the lake… 335 more words

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OPP investigating 2 drownings off Wasaga Beach Saturday afternoon

Two young men drowned this weekend in the waters off Wasaga Beach.

According to the OPP, a 27-year-old from Caledon and a 26-year-old from Collingwood died after their boat overturned in an area near the mouth of the Nottawasaga River on Saturday afternoon. 71 more words

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Tips to Prevent Childhood Drowning

The leading cause of death in children are “unintentional injuries” including drownings.  According to the CDC, 20% of drowning victims are under the age of 14.   453 more words

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