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2019 Maritimes Drowning Report

2019 Maritimes Drowning Report 150


New Brunswick Report

NB Report 150

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Water Smart Tips for Parents

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Chidren under 5 years old

Children from 5 to
12 years old


2019 Canadian Drowning Report

2019 Canadian Drowning Report 150Seniors age 65 and older have the highest drowning rate of all age groups according to the Lifesaving Society's 2019 Canadian Drowning Report. Despite the long-term downward trend, high numbers of preventable drowning deaths continue to occur: 2,220 people lost their lives in Canadian waters between 2012 and 2016, the most recent year for which complete data is available. Learn more


Society Welcomes New President

DavidDDavid Dumont became President of the Lifesaving Society New Brunswick at the Society's April AGM. David has served the Lifesaving Society as a volunteer and staff member for over 35 years. Most recently, he led the Society's Organizational Structure and Governance Review before stepping into the line of succession as President-elect on the Board of Directors.

David is currently employed with Service New Brunswick as Vice President of the Health Services division, providing support services for the Regional Health Authorities of the province. He succeeds Stephen Hanlon.


New Brunswick Waterfront Safety Standards


The Lifesaving Society defines the minimum requirements for the safe operation of public waterfronts in its New Brunswick Waterfront Safety Standards. Developed in collaboration with New Brunswick waterfront operators and experienced aquatic leadership personnel, the Society's bilingual New Brunswick Waterfront Safety Standards provides authoritative guidance on best practices for patron safety. All waterfront owners should have a copy. Order a copy today.

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