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TrafficLIVE August 1, 2014 - Agency of the Week: Taxi for the Lifesaving Society BC & Yukon

Creative Review July 29, 2014 - Angels of the Water

The Vancouver Sun July 24, 2014 - English Bay Sand Angels

The Montreal Gazette July 24, 2014 - English Bay

Swims with the Seals Blog July 24, 2014 - Angel in the Morning

Info News July 22 - Thompson-Okanagan drownings could have been prevented

News 1130 July 15 - Cultus Lake drowning prompts water safety warning

Global July 14 - Man Drowns at Cultus Lake

The Nelson Daily - July 9 - Grand Forks man dies after jumping off Nursery Bridge

Castanet July 7 - A search is on near Revelstoke for Two missing boaters

The Bulletin July 7 - Search underway at St. Mary River for missing man

Castanet July 4th - Warning after near drowning 

The Nelson Daily - July 2nd -  Young man dies in cliff jumping accident on Kootenay Lake

Coroner Service June 27 - Coroners Service confirms identity of deceased male

The News - June 27 - Search called off for woman who drowned in Golden Ears park

Metro June 26 - Coroner urges municipalities to enact pool fencing bylaws

Castanet June 17 - Drowning victim identified

The Vancouver Sun June 8 - Delta Police resum search for missing boater

CBC May 12  - Slocan Lake accident a reminder to stay safe on the water

Global BC - April 28  Surviving an unexpected cold water immersion

CBC July 22 - Drowning deaths up in B.C., officials warn

RCMP June 13 Search Continues for Missing Fisherman - Presumed Drowned

CBC  May 28th - Slocan Lake canoe accident: All 3 missing bodies recovered

CTV May 18- Two Prince George grads drown as vehicle ends up in lake

Peak April 28 -  Fatal Boating Incident

RCMP April 26 - Body recovered from channel near OK Falls

Time Colonist- April 3 - Westwood Lake boating accident victim identified

Vancouver Sun - March 6 - Six-year-old boy who drowned in Taylor Creek

Mustang Survival HIT Inflatable PFD Safety Alert

In keeping with Mustang Survival’s commitment to the highest levels of quality and safety, we are notifying the public of an urgent advisory for specific Hydrostatic (H.I.T.) inflatable PFDs manufactured during April and May of 2012. A portion of these PFDs may be subject to delayed or non-inflations. To determine if you are impacted by this precautionary advisory please reference the instructions below.
The following Mustang Survival products are affected:

  •  MA7214 HIT inflatable re-arm kit
  •  MD3153 Deluxe Inflatable PFD with HIT
  •  MD3154 Deluxe Inflatable PFD with HIT (with harness)
  •  MD3157 Inflatable Work Vest with HIT

Click to read the full alert (pdf).



Vancouver Sun - July 21st - Drowning Deaths are Preventable

Your chances of drowning are greatly influenced by where you were born. Linda Aylesworth explains.

Shaw TV Segment on the Lifesaving Society - Sponsored in part by Mustang Survival.


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News 1130 - Tombstones as a reminder for water safety.