Ottawa man drowns on lake near Perth
An Ottawa man is dead after drowning while kayaking on Dalhousie Lake near Perth on Canada Day.
The drowning happened when the kayak 31-year-old Peter Thibodeau and a friend were travelling in capsized at about 4 p.m. Tuesday.
Police say Thibodeau was not wearing a life jacket at the time of the incident and was also a weak swimmer.
The Ontario Provincial Police marine unit recovered Thibodeau's body early Tuesday night. An autopsy on his body is scheduled in Ottawa on Wednesday.