Basic swimming ability is a fundamental requirement in any
meaningful attempt to eliminate drowning in Canada.
The Lifesaving Society offers training programs from
learn-to-swim through advanced lifesaving, lifeguarding and
leadership. Contact your local municipal pool, Y, summer
camp, school, college or university.
Since the introduction in 1999 of the Pleasure Craft Operator
card requirement, powerboat fatalities have fallen dramatically and
boating deaths in general are down significantly. Coincidence?
Copyright 2013 by The Royal Life Saving Society Canada, New Brunswick Branch. Registered Charity No. 89029 3897 RR0001.