It's National Drowning Prevention Week
This is National Drowning Prevention Week and the focus is on life-jackets.
The Lifesaving Society urges beach goers and boaters to watch for the signs of drowning while on the water.
Instead of waving their arms and calling for help, drowning victims are silent, and involuntarily press down on the sides of the water. The society recommends anyone going out on a boat this summer take a water safety course to learn the specific signs.
Law enforcement are also focused on wearing life-jackets while aboard boats this summer.
RCMP are reminding boaters they could be fined $200 for not wearing the device while on the water.
Three goals in the first 2:35 of the game propelled the IceDogs to a 5-2 exhibition win in Kitchener. Stephen Dhillon was outstanding in goal as Billy Burke's Dogs faced a large number of shorthanded situations.
Ondrej Machala scored two goals and added an assist as the IceDogs dropped a 7-5 decision to the Kitchener Rangers. The third game of the pre-season was played before a great crowd at the Fleming Centre in Beamsville.
Two first period goals in under a minute were not enough as Barrie held off the IceDogs 4-2 Thursday night. Drew Hunter and Andrew Bruder both scored their first goals in the opening twenty.