At approximately 7:15 p.m., on Saturday May 5th, RCMP received a 911 call of a missing canoeist. Preliminary investigation reveals two men were operating a canoe, when it overturned.
One of the men, an 18-year-old male, managed to swim to shore and a 41-year-old male is missing.
Members of the RCMP, Chester Fire Department, Mahone Bay Fire Department, Blandford Fire Department and South Shore Ground Search and Rescue are conducting a search of Spectacle Lake and the surrounding area.
Additional information will be provided as the search continues.