FOG: Call cops if you see dangerous river activity
In response to the article FOG: Cops agree to step up river patrols, June 23 edition
There are two corrections we would like to make to this article.
First, this article seemed to imply that we were abandoning the Transport Canada process. To the contrary, we are following it closely. Part of the Transport Canada process is to ensure that every possible non-regulatory solution has been tried before asking for any regulatory changes. This is why the public consultation focused on problem definition and non-regulatory solutions. As well this summer, Friends of the Gatineau volunteers will be supporting the MRC des Collines by focusing on an awareness campaign and collecting data about river usage and incidents. In fact, the campaign has started, and we have already received lots of interesting feedback. The information brochure will evolve based on