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Broken Ankle – Aberdeen Plateau – HWR Extraction

Posted on November 23, 2015 at 16:18 in General News

Vernon Search and Rescue was called to respond to an injured subject near King Eddie (King Edward) lake, on the Aberdeen Plateau near Vernon, BC, Canada.

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Prince Edward Island Ground SAR

Posted on October 24, 2015 at 10:39 in General News, PE News

Search and Rescue began on Prince Edward Island in 1995 with the establishment of a search and rescue team in West Prince, P.E.I.. The team was created in response to a missing person’s case when trained searchers had to be brought in from out of province.  Cst. Terry Totten (RCMP) led the establishment and training of […]

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New Brunswick Ground SAR

Posted on October 24, 2015 at 09:01 in General News, NB News

What began as a letter published in 1983 in the Fredericton newspaper as a desire to have a trained team to respond to lost person emergencies, turned into the creation of the first New Brunswick team on December 20, 1983.  Since it’s initial formation, NB Ground Search and Rescue (NBGSARA) has continued to grow, develop and evolve […]

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Nova Scotia Ground SAR

Posted on October 19, 2015 at 18:07 in General News, NS News

Search and Rescue in Nova Scotia started officially in November of 1969 after a 5 day search in the Cape Breton Highlands for a father of 5, who was found alive. While he was in the hospital recovering, Cape Breton Search and Rescue was created. Since then another 23 teams were created in Nova Scotia, […]

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Newfoundland and Labrador SAR

Posted on October 16, 2015 at 02:57 in General News, NL News

  Newfoundland and Labrador is Canada’s most easterly province, with Cape Spear recognized as the most easterly point in North America. The island portion of the province is the tenth largest island in the world. At 111,390 square kilometres, it rivals, in area, the three Maritime Provinces, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island, […]

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Quebec Search and Rescue Volunteer Association (AQBRS)

Posted on October 8, 2015 at 12:22 in General News, QC News

Quebec search and rescue volunteer Association (AQBRS) (Association Québécoise des bénévoles en recherché et Sauvetage) The Quebec search and rescue volunteer association was created in 2002. The creation of our non-profit organization was to unite the strengths of different groups and establish minimum training standards for search and rescue responders called upon to assist the […]

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B.C. Search and Rescue teams ask for money after record number of missions

Posted on October 7, 2015 at 15:19 in BC News, General News

B.C. Search and Rescue Association says it’s been a record breaking year with 952 rescues since April By The Early Edition, CBC News Posted: Oct 06, 2015 11:01 AM PT Last Updated: Oct 06, 2015 11:02 AM PT North Shore Rescue says it has responded to 115 rescues in 2015. They typically respond to 100 calls […]

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Harry Blackmore named to Order of Newfoundland and Labrador

Posted on October 7, 2015 at 15:07 in General News

A media advisory was released on September 23, 2015, from the Newfoundland and Labrador Executive Council announcing the names of individuals to be invested into the Order of Newfoundland and Labrador.  Among those named is Mr. Harry Blackmore, immediate past president of SARVAC. To read the media advisory in full, follow the link below: http://www.releases.gov.nl.ca/releases/2015/exec/0923n06.aspx#.VgWmJ3ZRnxs.facebook

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Ontario Search and Rescue Volunteer Association

Posted on September 23, 2015 at 15:19 in General News

Ontario is Canada’s most populous province, with roughly 40% of the country’s population at approximately 13,550,900 and has a total area of 1,076,395 square kilometers. Established in 1992, the Ontario Search and Rescue Volunteer Association (OSARVA), is the governing body for Volunteer Search & Rescue teams within the province of Ontario and the liaison between the Ontario […]

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Search and Rescue Manitoba

Posted on September 17, 2015 at 12:46 in General News, MB News

Search and Rescue Manitoba The Province of Manitoba has an area of 649,947 square kilometers, with an amazing 101,591 square kilometers of water surface with a population of 1,265,015 with 789,000 living in the Capital City of Winnipeg. The Search and Rescue Manitoba (SARMAN) Volunteer Association was established by Search and Rescue Manitoba to recognize […]

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