News Sunday incident proves life jackets do save lives SHARE ON: Bob McIntyre, staff Monday, Jul. 8th, 2019 (freeimages.com) Life jackets are being credited with being life savers six times over, after an incident on the Moose River near Moosonee late Sunday afternoon. OPP say a boat started taking on water in rough conditions on the river. By the time they arrived, it was almost completely underwater. But the six people on board – including three children between the ages of two and 14 — were unhurt. They were all wearing life jackets.