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Woman still in hospital after portable toilet tipped at Canada Day festivities

Saskatoon police are still searching for the people who pushed over a portable toilet with a woman inside on Canada Day. Educational Images / Getty Images

A woman is still in hospital after being rescued from a tipped-over portable toilet at Saskatoon’s Canada Day celebrations in Diefenbaker Park.

The 57-year-old suffers from heart issues.

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She was in the portable toilet at about 11:30 p.m. CT when it was tipped onto its door.

Two women saw what happened and came to her rescue, getting her out of the enclosure and helping her get cleaned up.

“At a time we witnessed the worst in people, we saw the best of people as well,” Rob Belyk, co-chairman of the celebrations, said.

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He said one of the rescuers even gave her pants to the victim “as a sign of dignity.”

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The victim, however, was significantly traumatized, he said.

Saskatoon police are still searching for the suspects who pushed over the toilet.