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What’s wrong with this photo? Well, here are the answers

We posted this photo earlier this week and asked you to spot the five hidden dangers.  We received a bunch of comments from people who definitely know a thing or two about pool safety. Congrats to the following for winning a Canadian Red Cross i...

Do you wear it?

[slideshow] It’s a scorcher out there and maybe you’re thinking of getting out in the water for boating or swimming. But before you do, the Canadian Red Cross is reminding you to wear it – your lifejacket, that is. It's National Water Safety We...

Water Safety Week - What’s wrong with this photo?

It’s Water Safety Week. All week, we are providing tips and info on how you can stay safe in, on, or around water this summer. At first glance, this is probably the place you want to be on a hot sunny summer day. Looks safe doesn’t it? But it’s ...

National Lifejacket Day – We wear it. Do you?

[slideshow] Do you LOVE to wear your lifejacket when out on the water? Then this is for you! Today is National Lifejacket Day and to get into the spirit, we are having a contest. We are inviting you submit a photo of you wearing a lifejacket to h...

2011 World Conference on Drowning Prevention

 * Guest blog by Shelley Dalke, manager of national swimming and water safety programs[slideshow] On May 10th, I travelled to Da Nang, Vietnam, to attend the 2011 World Conference on Drowning Prevention. It was my first time in Vietnam, a count...

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