Canadian Red Cross transitioning swimming and lifeguard training to Lifesaving Society Canada
(OTTAWA, ON) January 12, 2022 – The Canadian Red Cross announced today it is winding down its swim and lifeguard programming to direct more attention to surging humanitarian demands in other areas – such as disaster and pandemic response, opioid harm reduction and caregiving for seniors.
Lifesaving Society Manitoba has issued a new Information Update about the updated Public Health Orders issued on June 12, 2021 by Manitoba Public Health.
This information update clarifies how the most recent Public Health Orders affect aquatic facilities and programs across Manitoba. The Information Bulletin was created in response to questions received from affiliates and members, as well as questions the Society itself had about the content of the most recent Health Orders.
Lifesaving Society Manitoba has been preventing drowning for over 100 years through our training programs, Water Smart® public education, and drowning prevention research. We train all of Manitoba's National Lifeguards. Learn More