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2019 Maritimes Drowning Report

2019 Maritimes Drowning Report 150


New Brunswick Report

NB Report 150

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2018 Canadian Drowning Report



Water Smart Tips for Parents

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Chidren under 5 years old

Children from 5 to
12 years old


Society releases latest Maritime drowning data

Drowning fatalities continue to steadily decline in the2019 Maritimes Drowning Report 150
Maritimes according to the Society's most recent Maritimes Drowning Report, but the contributing factors remain the same. Not wearing a lifejacket or PFD is still the single largest factor. Males continue to account for nearly 9 out of 10 drowning deaths. 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.

The Lifesaving Society's online store is open for business. Enjoy the convenience of 24/7 shopping. It's all here - from first aid and pool supplies to everything required for lifesaving courses and training. Visit now!