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.
The IceDogs got contributions from 6 different goal scorers in a 6-1 win on home ice over North Bay. The Dogs have now won two of their past three and are just four points out of top spot in the Central Division of the OHL.
The IceDogs announced today that the team has acquired overage forward Adrian Carbonara from the London Knights in exchange for a 4th round pick in 2020. One year ago, Carbonara accumulated 12 goals and 33 points in 63 games.
The IceDogs got behind early and could never catch up, falling 4-2 to visiting Kingston Thursday night. Despite the loss, Kirill Maksimov was the game's first star scoring both Niagara goals.