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OPP are investigating the death of a Calgary man in Little Lake

Officials are investigating the death of a Calgary man. According to the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP, they were called to Little Lake in Head, Clara and Maria Township around 12:30 yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon. A canoe with two men and a dog had tipped before it began taking on water. The men, wearing life jackets, and the dog ended up in the water. A 56 year old man from Ottawa made it to shore with the dog, however, police recovered the body of 83 year old Merlin Bergeron after he failed to make it land. A post mortem has been ordered but the death is not deemed suspicious.