The International Life Saving Federation organizes Lifesaving
World Championships every two years. Australia hosts the 2018
championships in Adelaide.
The Royal Life Saving Society organizes Commonwealth Lifesaving
In 1894, Arthur Lewis Cochrane, who had emigrated from England,
was made the Lifesaving Society's Honorary Representative in
Canada. Through Cochrane's efforts with a small group of
like-minded citizens, the first Canadian Branch of the Society was
established in Ontario in 1908. The formation of the Quebec Branch
followed in 1909 and Branches were formed in other provinces soon
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