Swimming and Water Safety Tips & Resources

Information and resources around how to stay safe in, on and around water.

Swimming, Boating & Water Safety Tips

For many Canadian families, summer includes activities such as boating and swimming. But each year, tragic and avoidable water-related fatalities occur across Canada. The Canadian Red Cross has all the information you need to stay safe on and around water.  

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Rescuer Award

The Red Cross Rescuer Award acknowledges the efforts of non-professional rescuers and off-duty first responders who go out of their way to save a life, prevent further injury and/or provide comfort to the injured.

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