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Canadian-Born Classmates: Canadians Face and Magog River

canadian-born classmates: Local Muslim officials say her family had only moved to the town about two years ago, according to CTV. A 2010 study done for the Lifesaving Society concluded that new Canadians -- particularly those who have lived in the country for less than five years -- are at a higher risk of drowning than people born here. The girl died Sunday after falling into the Magog River in Sherbrooke, east of Montreal. A 2016 study focused on children between the ages 11 and 14 who are new to Canada. Research shows new Canadians face a number of challenges when it comes to learning how to swim. It concluded they are five times more unlikely to be able to swim than their Canadian-born classmates. ( As reported in the news.