Drowning on Lake Couchiching

25 year old North York woman has died after her canoe overturned Sunday

Tragedy from a canoe trip on Lake Couchiching. A 25-year-old North York woman has died after the canoe she was in overturned around 12:00 pm Sunday 100 metres from the shore. OPP reported to the scene and found two women that weren’t wearing a lifejacket. The second woman was cleared medically but did go to hospital later on her own. The name of the victim is being withheld pending next of kin notifications and a post-mortem. A reminder from Police to wear your Personal Floatation Devices at all times when on the water. PFDs will only work if they are worn. Click here for more boating safety advice.