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A 25-year-old man died from drowning in the Mississippi River just outside of Ottawa on May 15.

Pascal Bredin, from Gatineau, Quebec, was found in the river near the village of Blakeney, Ontario, in the township of Mississippi Mills, roughly 40 minutes outside of Ottawa.

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A perfect way to escape into nature without having to go on an intense hike for hours, Blakeney Rapids Trail is a beautiful adventure from Ottawa where you can explore the Mississippi River.

It is an easy walking trail through a dense forest, featuring river views and a boardwalk section.

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