The Lifesaving Society establishes aquatic safety standards and provides consultation on aquatic safety issues for the aquatic industry and governments. In addition, Society representatives perform aquatic safety audits and serve as experts in legal cases involving aquatic safety.

In pursuit of its mission to eliminate drowning and water related injury in Canada, the Lifesaving Society articulate’s and promotes its official positions on issues about aquatic safety.

 

Resultats for our Masters at the 2017 Canadian Pool Lifesaving Championships

Congratulations to all our Masters for an excellent competition! Also, congratulations to Geordie Farrell (Saugeen Shores) for her WORLD RECORD in the 100m Tow with fins in the Women 65-69 years old category. Her time of 1:37.42 beats the previous record by ...
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2017 CLERC and CPLC Results

Congratulations to all the athletes for their participation in this year's Canadian Lifeguard Emergency Rescue Championship and Canadian Pool Lifesaving Championship. Results can be found here: ...
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The International Life Saving Federation’s World Conference

OCTOBER 17-19, 2017: SAVE THE DATE The International Life Saving Federation’s World Conference on Drowning Prevention is coming to Canada. In fact, this is the first time the event has been held in North America. Hosted in beautiful Vancouver by ...
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ILS is seeking to hire Event Director

Dear Lifesaving friends, Please be informed that the ILS is seeking to hire an Event Director. The ILS Board of Directors is looking for an experienced Event Director to supervise the management of the existing ILS Events: the Lifesaving World ...
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2017 Sport Commission Key Officials Appointments

Lifesaving Canada is pleased to announce the following appointments at the 2017 Canadian Lifesaving Sport Championships. 2017 Canadian Lifeguard Emergency Response Championships Chief referee – Sarah Ingleton, ON Appeals convenor – Perry Smith, ON 2017 Canadian Pool Lifesaving Championships Chief ...
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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR INTERNATIONAL EVENTS IN 2017-18

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR TEAM MANAGER AND COACHING POSITIONS FOR THE NATIONAL LIFESAVING TEAMS FOR INTERNATIONAL EVENTS IN 2017-18 The Lifesaving Society Sport Commission invites volunteer applications to assist with team management and coaching of the National Teams for the ...
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Press Release

Lifesaving Canada National Sport Commission’s 2017-2018 Events Calendar Released! Lifesaving Canada National Sport Commission released its competition calendar leading up to the 2018 Lifesaving World Championships. A key direction change in this two-year circuit of events is the decision to ...
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Canada’s representative team for the 2016 European Tour

The Lifesaving Society Canada sport commission is pleased to announce the members of Canada’s representative team for the 2016 European Tour, which will include the Orange Cup in Eindhoven, Netherlands, to be held on Nov. 11-13, and the German Cup in Warendorf, Germany, to ...
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World Health Organization puts drowning on the public health agenda

As Canada’s leader in drowning prevention, the Lifesaving Society Canada draws your attention to the newly released World Health Organization’s Global Report on Drowning: Preventing a Leading Killer. This is the first time the World Health Organization (WHO) has devoted ...
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Canada wins bid to host World Conference on Drowning Prevention in 2017

Ottawa, September 16, 2014 The International Life Saving Federation (ILS) announced today that Canada won its bid to host the World Conference on Drowning Prevention 2017. The bid was submitted by Lifesaving Society Canada with strong support from Lifesaving Society ...
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