Fort Chipewyan RCMP and Parks Canada staff search for missing boaters

Wood Buffalo National Park, Alberta – On April 24, 2017 at approximately 12:30 p.m., Fort Chipewyan RCMP responded to a call about four missing hunters.

The men had left the community late the night previous on the Rocher River north of Fort Chipewyan and had not returned. The men were heading to an area known as Devil’s Gate which is near Fort Chipewyan.

Parks Canada and Fort Chipewyan RCMP started searching the river in the area and have located the boat, but the search continues for the hunters.

Search and rescue teams with the assistance of two helicopters and approximately 30 boats from the community are out on the waters.

Fort Chipewyan RCMP


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