Nova Scotia

Boater dies in Northumberland Strait

RCMP say a man died while boating in the Northumberland Strait off northern Nova Scotia.

RCMP say a man died while boating in the Northumberland Strait off northern Nova Scotia.

Pictou County RCMP said two kayakers found the man floating face down near an overturned boat on Sunday morning.

The small boat was about one kilometre off Seafoam, west of Pictou. The kayakers paddled back to shore and called for help.

RCMP said the 55-year-old man from Seafoam, who was wearing a life-jacket, was pronounced dead at the scene.

His name has not been released.

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