Annual General Meeting Notice
The Lifesaving Society – Manitoba Branch’s Annual General Meeting will take place Saturday, March 23, 2019, 7:30 PM at the Hilton Winnipeg Airport Suites, 1800 Wellington Avenue, Winnipeg, MB. A revised constitution and by-law will be presented for consideration.
New Radio Commercials
The Lifesaving Society – Manitoba Branch has partnered with radio stations around the province to deliver drowning prevention and public safety messages to all Manitobans. Messages are available in English, French, Cree, Ojibway, Tagalog, and Punjabi.
Manitoba Drowning Reports
The 2018 Manitoba Drowning Report contains the most recent data on water-related fatalities available from the Office of the Medical Examiner for Manitoba. The latest Canadian Drowning Report also looks at trends nation-wide.
Further, the Lifesaving Society has issued the first-ever Drowning and Impairment Report that looks beyond just alcohol.
Global Report on Drowning
The Lifesaving Society is assisting the World Health Organization (WHO) to spread awareness in Canada of the first ever Global Report on Drowning; Preventing a Leading Killer. The report identifies drowning as a major public health issue and calls on the world's nations to ramp up drowning prevention measures.