VANCOUVER - The union representing outdoor pool and beach lifeguards for the Vancouver Park Board is concerned over today’s announcement that nine swimming beaches will be left unattended by lifeguards. Andrew Ledger, president of CUPE 1004, says the decision by the Vancouver Park Board poses a serious safety risk.

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