An Edmonton man whose canoe and paddle were found drifting on Lake Isle has been reported missing by RCMP in Evansburg.


Vernon Vincent Olson, 35, was last seen on Sunday at Lake Isle, west of Edmonton. (RCMP)

Investigators said Vernon Vincent Olson, 35, may have been canoeing between the hours of 3:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. on Sunday, according to a police news release.

The father of three young children was visiting family in the summer village of Silver Sands, about 100 kilometers west of Edmonton, and is not familiar with the lake or surrounding area. He has not contacted family or friends since Sunday, police said.

Anyone with information about the missing man is asked to contact Evansburg RCMP at 780-727-3654.