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About SARVAC

The Search and Rescue Volunteer Association of Canada (SARVAC) is a registered not-for-profit and educational organization that supports, coordinates, develops, informs, promotes and implements CSA-approved search and rescue emergency response with the underlying principle of saving lives. Read more...

Board Representatives and Executive Members

On behalf of the Search and Rescue Volunteer Association of Canada we would like to thank our outgoing executive members and extend a warm welcome ...

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AdventureSmart x CanOps Marketplace

The Search and Rescue Volunteer Association of Canada (SARVAC) is thrilled to announce that through a new partnership with the CanOps Store, Adve...

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SARVAC Communications Officer

The Search and Rescue Volunteer Association of Canada (SARVAC) is proud to announce the recruitment of a Communications Officer under the SAR New I...

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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

On behalf of all 300 SAR groups and our 9000 volunteers across Canada we are committed to ensuring that the tragic history and ongoing legacy...

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Labour Day Weekend

  It’s that time of year again and Summer is ending. The leaves are falling, the days are shorter, the temperature is cooling and the...

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SARVAC Communication Officer Job Opening

Communications Officer Work Profile  The Search and Rescue Volunteer Association of Canada (SARVAC) is looking for a motivated, ambitious and ...

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300

SAR Teams in Canada

9,000

Volunteers

300,000

Training, Admin, and Prevention Hours Annually

300,000

Person-Hours on Searches Annually

SARVAC Associations

SARVAC and CSA

SARVAC and CSA continue to collaborate on the development of the Core Curriculum for GSAR in Canada.

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Get Informed & Go Outdoors

A national program dedicated to encouraging Canadians and visitors to Canada to "Get informed and go outdoors".

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SAR Volunteer Tax Credit

SARVAC has prepared Guidelines to assist in making claims for the Federal Tax Credit for GSAR Volunteers.

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