News

Search and rescue called to Nanaimo lake

The Nanaimo RCMP and Nanaimo Search and Rescueare conducting a search for a 72-year-old male whose canoe was found late yesterday afternoon on Second Lake.

Second Lake is one of four lakes located off Nanaimo River Road. The male resides in a cabin on the lake and has been experiencing some medical issues which have caused concern for his family, according to a Nanaimo RCMP press release.

His family contacted Nanaimo RCMP yesterday, after visiting his cabin on Tuesday. His canoe was found on a sandbar near the bridge.

Search and rescue was called out this morning and are conducting a perimeter search of the lake.

The RCMP Dive team has also been contacted and are prepared to begin searching the lake tomorrow morning, if necessary.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Documentary depicts the universal story between a father and son
 
ELECTION 2104: Men vying for Mill Bay director identify sewer and salary issues among top priorities
 
CANCER & FAMILIES-Part 3 – Family focus brought to cancer care
Smoke Alarm - October 29
 
COFFEE WITH: Chamber of commerce point man retires
 
E&N optimism up after meeting, election
Chalk it up to honesty
 
Blasting causes headaches for Langford homeowners
 
600 turn out to see Cranbrook candidates in action

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 30 edition online now. Browse the archives.