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Judge calls for changes after boy drowned in Edmonton pool without supervision

An Edmonton judge says more changes are needed to protect children in swimming pools following the death of a seven-year-old boy.

A fatality inquiry report said there have been several improvements based on earlier investigations into the drowning at O’Leary Leisure Centre in July 2012. 126 more words


Ruffwear Portage Float Coat

Price: originally $49.95, generally available new or used on eBay for $20-30.

Sizing and colors: XXS (12″-19″ girth) – XL (35″ – 48″ girth) in Sunset Orange and Fern Green… 1,317 more words


Still sick


“The sea was not in bad temper, but choppy enough to keep a good number sticking to their bunks, suspected of swinging the lead by sceptical Sergeant Majors (provided they were not sick themselves).” (2) This description suggests that Bertie Cox’s description of the Atlantic as a “pond” throughout most of the voyage was for his mother’s peace of mind. 191 more words


At Sea Day 2


The life jackets don’t look particularly reassuring, but they were required. Otherwise, dress standards seem to have been relaxed on board: note the non uniform caps, the gym shoes, and the droopy cardigan.(2) 249 more words

Archie Wills

Mocke Paddling Products Coming to River Bear Racing

River Bear Racing has now been approved as a retailer for Mocke paddling products.  Created by World Surf Ski Champion Dawid Mocke, Mocke produces top-rate gear designed to enhance your paddling performance.  64 more words

Why Your Dog Needs a Dog Life Jacket

Jan Reisen | June 09, 2016


While some dog breeds are natural swimmers, like retrievers and spaniels, others are less suited to the water. Either way, if you and your pet plan to spend time in or on the water, a dog life jacket is a wise investment. 540 more words