Search for missing canoeists continues in Algonquin Park

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The families of the missing persons in Algonquin Provincial Park have been notified that the Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is continuing a search at Opeongo Lake, Algonquin Provincial Park.

A 19-year-old male from Mississauga and a 21-year-old male from Georgetown have been identified as the missing parties.

The males were canoeing on the evening of May 15, 2014 when their canoes capsized. The Killaloe Detachment is being assisted by OPP resources including the Emergency Response Team, OPP Canine Unit, marine units, aviation unit, Underwater Search and Recovery Unit with assistance from the Ministry of Natural Resources.

In the event you are reporting an occurrence that does not require immediate police assistance please call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to speak to someone at the Killaloe detachment contact 613-757-2600.