Recipients for 2015-16

Life Saving Society, Québec Region

The Life Saving Society, Québec Region (LSS) has been approved to receive a contribution of up to $206,250 towards their three-year project.

The project is an awareness campaign directed at boaters, anglers and hunters to promote the compliance of boating safety regulations and safe boating practices. They will create public service announcements (PSA) to be broadcast at the national level, and province-wide in Québec. In addition, the PSAs will be presented at targeted events to anglers and hunters.

www.sauvetage.qc.ca

Canadian Red Cross, Québec Zone

The Canadian Red Cross (CRC), Québec Zone has been approved to receive a contribution of up to $328,758 towards their three-year project.

The CRC, Québec Zone’s project will deliver a boating safety education and awareness program with an emphasis on wearing personal flotation devices (PFD) and life jacket (LJ) targeting anglers, hunters and boaters in three (3) areas where a significant level of drowning has been identified. The three regions are the Saguenay-Lac Saint-Jean & Baie James, l’Abitibi-Témiscaminque and Mauricie & Centre-du-Québec regions of Québec.

www.redcross.ca

Canadian Red Cross, Atlantic Zone

The Canadian Red Cross (CRC), Atlantic Zone has been approved to receive a contribution of up to $383,744 for their two-year project.

The CRC, Atlantic Zone’s project will continue to deliver a boating safety education and awareness program with an emphasis on wearing personal flotation devices (PFD) and life jacket (LJ) targeting families and younger boaters throughout New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland & Labrador.

www.redcross.ca

Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons (CPS)

The Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons (CPS) has been approved to receive a contribution of up to $229,000 for their three-year program.

CPS’s project will provide education and awareness on safety equipment, the care and maintenance of that equipment and how to safely and effectively use flares. They will also organize and deliver flare disposal events where individuals will have the opportunity to return outdated flares.

www.cps-ecp.ca

Northern Village of Denare Beach

The Northern Village of Denare Beach has been approved to receive a contribution of up to $4,511 for their one-year project.

The Northern Village of Denare Beach project is a boating safety education and awareness program which will involve the installation of buoy markers in Shwaga Bay on Amisk Lake, Saskatchewan. The purpose will be to remind users of the lake of the boating safety rules, low wake zones and speed limits. In addition, signage will be posted at boat launches and similar messaging will be posted on their website and Facebook pages.

www.denarebeach.net

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