Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Search Continues for Three Missing Fishermen off Coast of Tofino, B.C

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Search Continues for Three Missing Fishermen off Coast of Tofino, B.C

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Search continues for missing boaters off Tofino

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TOFINO, B.C. - The search continues for three missing First Nations fishermen whose boat sank off the coast of Tofino.

While the Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre has scaled back its search and handed the case over to Tofino RCMP as a missing persons file, dozens of community members and volunteers continued to comb the shoreline and seas for the men on Sunday.

Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation spokesman Connor Paone says are about ten boats were on the water this afternoon, plus an RCMP vessel with a dive team and sonar searching the ocean floor.

An emergency operations centre has been set up on a nearby dock to monitor search progress and the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council is offering mental health support to those in need, Paone said. …

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