Whale watching tour boat sinks with multiple reported fatalities

A whale-watching tour boat has sunk off the coast of Canada, with reports of multiple fatalities.

Rescuers are currently at the scene off the coast of Tofino, British Columbia.

It’s believed 27 passengers were on board, however the number of fatalities have not yet been confirmed.


When contacted, Jamie’s Whaling Station told CBC News that it was busy with efforts to assist its passengers and crew.

“I hope you can respect all our effort is on the passengers and crew right now,” the spokesperson said, adding they will have more details soon.”