water safety

Update: Teen who was tipped from canoe found dead

Update: Teen who was tipped from canoe found dead

Jul 7, 2024 | 8:10pm
HELENE LAKE – Update: On July 5 at approximately 5 p.m., the canoer who went missing on Helene Lake was located deceased by Saskatchewan RCMP’s Underwater Recovery Team in the water near the area where he was last seen. RCMP say his family has been notified and their thoughts are with them during this difficult time. Unity RCMP and […]

First dedicated water rescue base and training centre opened in Echo Valley Provincial Park

Jul 24, 2023 | 3:11pm

The Echo Valley Provincial Park is the home of the province’s first dedicated water rescue base and training centre. The Amphibious Response Support Unit ONE (ARSU1) unveiled its new headquarters, which will help facilitate the services provided by ARSU1 in the Calling Lakes Region. The 2900-foot building will house the unit’s vessels and equipment and […]

Twiggy the Water Skiing Squirrel, entertaining and teaching water safety

Aug 26, 2021 | 10:22pm

What started out as a friendly joke, has grown to be a worldwide attraction. Twiggy, the Water Skiing Squirrel is one of the attractions that’s performing throughout the week at the Queen City Exhibition. Twiggy’s handler, Chuck Best Jr., says the history of the the water skiing squirrel dates back to 1978 when is father […]