Toronto student missing and presumed drowned on school trip to Algonquin Park

People canoe in Algonquin Provincial Park in Ont., Canada, in this 2001 file photo. (CP Photo / HO, Ontario Tourism 2005)

By The Canadian Press, July 5, 2017 

TORONTO — A spokesman for the Toronto District School Board says a high school student is missing and presumed drowned on a school outing in Algonquin Park.

Ryan Bird says about 38 students went to the park on Sunday as part of a summer school outdoor education program and were due to return on Friday.

The group had portaged into a remote section of the park and Bird says staff reported Tuesday evening that a 15-year-old male student was missing.

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