National Lifeguards are
highly skilled and trained individuals. To become a lifeguard you
must be 16 years of age and have Bronze Cross and Standard First
Aid certifications. See the chart for the
Newfoundland and Labrador has a subsantially higher drowning
rate (3.5 per 100,000 population) than Canada as a whole (1.3 per
100,000) in the most recent 5-year period (2010-2014) for which we
have complete national data.
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