Each year, dozens of area residents are injured or killed as a result of preventable incidents in and on our local waterways and on land.
To promote the safety and wellbeing of Halton residents while swimming, boating, sailing or fishing, Halton Regional Police Service Marine Unit
offers a series of useful water safety tips.
Winter safety tips can also be found here
Reminder: Most people know that alcohol and recreational water sports don't mix. Many are not aware, however, that operating a vessel while impaired by alcohol contravenes the Criminal Code of Canada and carries the same penalties as drinking and driving offences do.