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Drowning fears fuel water safety warnings as summer arrives

Ottawa city beaches open on Saturday, and first responders and boat safety experts are issuing reminders for summer revelers to stay safe.
As city beaches open Saturday, Ottawa police are warning swimmers and boaters to take precautions this summer. 2:08

Ottawa city beaches open on Saturday, and first responders and boat safety experts are issuing reminders for summer revellers to stay safe.

As Omar Dabaghi-Pacheco reports in the video above, even strong swimmers need to exercise caution.