3 Drownings in 2 Weeks on Okanagan Lake

by Tyson Gehring, on Jul 26, 2017 3:18:48 PM



  • Every year, approximately 520 Canadians die in water-related fatalities.
  • The absence of adult supervision is a factor in 75% of deaths by drowning for children under the age of 10. 
  • Children aged one to four accounted for 42% of fatalities involving backyard pools.

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Please keep yours and others safety in mind while having fun in the sun this summer. 

Our condolences go out to the families that have lost loved one's due to these tragedies.


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