On August 24, in the evening, a man drowned after the craft in which he was capsized, ten kilometers away from Inukjuak.
Three persons traveling in a canoe were engaged in
traditional activities when their vessel capsized late in the evening. Two
occupants were able to regain control of the boat, but they lost sight of the
A search and rescue operation was launched and the man was
found dead early in the morning. The discovery was slowed down by the darkness
of the night. The investigation is still ongoing to determine the exact
circumstances of the death.
The KRPF recalls the importance of wearing a lifejacket
while going on the water.