2017 Washington State Search and Rescue Conference

Posted on March 8, 2017 at 16:49 in General News

Ferry County Search and Rescue is hosting the State SAR Conference at the Ferry County Fairgrounds located just east of the town of Republic. Pre-Conference: May 15, 16, 17 & 18 Conference: May 19, 20 & 21  

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SARVAC Hits the West Coast!

Posted on February 1, 2017 at 23:28 in BC News, General News

SARVAC hosts BCSARA and EMBC for weekend workshop in Chilliwack

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Hypothermia Training for Rescuers

Posted on November 10, 2016 at 19:04 in General News

Are you looking to further your education on hypothermia and other cold injuries?  Are you in need of a refresher on how to properly diagnose and treat victims in the field who are suffering from such symptoms?  Then look no further!  The Baby It’s Cold Outside (BICO) Program has been created for you, the trained […]

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SARVAC Welcomed in New Brunswick!

Posted on November 5, 2016 at 16:37 in NB News

SARVAC Welcomed in New Brunswick!

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SARVAC Hits the Yukon With Success!

Posted on November 1, 2016 at 00:34 in YK News

40 Yukon SAR Volunteers met in Whitehorse October 21-23 at the Coast High Country Inn as part of the SARVAC Strengthening the GSAR Role in Canada Project sponsored by Public Safety Canada and the New Initiatives Fund (NIF) from the National Search and Rescue Secretariat. Over the weekend attendees were met with a hearty schedule […]

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SARscene 2016

Posted on September 22, 2016 at 12:20 in General News

SARscene 2016 will take place in Edmonton, Alberta at the Delta Edmonton South Hotel and Conference Centre from October 12 to 17, 2016.  

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Nunavut MLA missing for a week found alive on Baffin Island

Posted on April 1, 2016 at 19:42 in NU News

Uqqummiut member of the Nunavut Legislature Pauloosie Keyootak, his son Atamie Qiyuqtaq, and Peter Kakkik have been found alive after a weeklong search.

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Search grows for Nunavut MLA and party missing on Baffin Island

Posted on March 29, 2016 at 22:14 in NU News

The search is ramping up for a Nunavut politician and his snowmobiling companions missing for days on the tundra of Baffin Island.

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Search and rescue crews granted request to access RCMP drones

Posted on March 9, 2016 at 20:14 in BC News

Emergency Management BC has informed search and rescue teams across the province that they can now request the use of an RCMP UAV — or drone, to assist in a search.  

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SARVAC and CSA develop GSAR Curriculum for Canada

Posted on February 22, 2016 at 09:02 in General News

SARVAC and the Canadian Standards Association are in the late stages of GSAR Curriculum for Canada. Currently the Curriculum (Z1625) is hosted on the CSA website and is available for Public Review. We invite all those interested to view and provide constructive critique.

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