New Canadian ‘tweens’ at higher risk for drowning: study

A new study commissioned by the Lifesaving Society has found tweens (aged 11-14) who are new to Canada are five times more likely to be unable to swim than their Canadian-born classmates.Despite these findings, however, 93 per cent of new Canadian tweens say they participate in activities in, on, or around water.

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