Jun 03, 2014
By Valerie Massie
11:15 AM ET | OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt & OPP Sgt. Karen Harrington
12:15 PM ET | Natalie Mehra
GUEST – OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt, OPP Sgt. Karen Harrington
TOPIC – Marine safety – Boats and everything else that floats.
INFO – FROM: Highway Safety Division / DATE: May 15, 2014
OPP DATA SHOWS EIGHT OUT OF TEN BOATING INCIDENT VICTIMS NOT WEARING PFDs – Cold Waters Come With Extra Risks!
(ORILLIA, ON) – Personal Floatation Devices (PFD) are rarely found by Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers when recovering deceased boaters in marine incidents.
With Safe Boating Awareness Week getting underway from May 17-23, 2014, the OPP is shedding light on some notable marine fatality facts and engaging the public in helping boaters make wise choices on the water.
GUEST – Natalie Mehra, executive director, Ontario Health Coalition
TOPIC – OHC to release report warning of major health restructuring to come.