DPRC provides data to organizations involved in water safety, drowning prevention, and search and rescue. DPRC data assists policy and decision-makers, researchers, academics, advocates and the media. Clients include:
Transport Canada's Recreational Boating-Related Fatalities in Canada report describes the epidemiology of fatal recreational boating-related incidents in Canada during 2008–2017. Read the report.
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The DPRC provided Transport Canada with a written report and corresponding map on recreational boating-related fatalities in Canada (2008–2017) with data from its drowning database. Findings in the report significantly contribute to our knowledge about recreational boating-related injuries and will assist local communities, governments and law enforcement in developing targeted initiatives to reduce boating fatalities.