No ice is safe ice. The Southern Georgian Bay OPP are reminding the public that the recent stint of extremely cold temperatures does not guarantee all ice surfaces are safe.
“Ice surface users are reminded that no body of water freezes the same and that no ice is safe ice,” said Southern Georgian Bay OPP Constable David Hobson. “Knowing before you go is really important if you should venture out on frozen surfaces.
The strong wings and accompanying high and low water levels of the recent storms has put intense stress on the ice that has formed on the bays and open areas of Georgian Bay.
Hobson says having a plan and communicating with family and friends is very important before heading out on the ice, as well as having a fully charged…