Shelby Rushton

Sask. Lifesaving Society concerned about recent string of drownings

Aug 9, 2020 | 8:22am

Children should always be in arm’s reach when near water. That from Shelby Rushton, Chief Executive Officer of the Saskatchewan Branch of the Lifesaving Society. She says in the last six weeks there have been four fatal drownings in the province of children 6 years and younger. One 6 year old drowned at Makwa Sahgaiehcan, […]

Lifesaving Society Sask. hoping government allows enough time for pools to reopen safely

Jun 14, 2020 | 9:14am

As the province decides to open up beaches and outdoor swimming pools, The Lifesaving Society has listed some guidelines they hope to see followed through reopening. CEO of Lifesaving Society Saskatchewan Branch, Shelby Rushton, says that the province needs to allow enough time for lifeguards and pool staff to be trained properly. “They’re going to […]