You need a life jacket to operate a paddleboard? Police say yes

NORTHERN BRUCE PENINSULA – Officers aboard the Grey Bruce OPP Marine Unit vessel patrolling Miller Lake in Northern Bruce Peninsula observed a paddleboarder without required safety equipment. An 18-year-old from Walkerton has been charged under the Canadian Shipping Act 2001, in regards to a “human-powered pleasure craft without prescribed lifesaving appliances onboard.” Police are reminding…
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Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Pauline Kerr is a Local Journalism Initiative Reporter with the Walkerton Herald-Times. The Local Journalism Initiative is funded by the Government of Canada.