Labour Day Weekend

Posted on September 3, 2021 at 15:22 in General News

  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 kids are headed back to school. But we want you to know how that will affect your long weekend ability to be prepared for the outdoors, and how you can […]

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SARVAC Communication Officer Job Opening

Posted on July 16, 2021 at 15:04 in General News

Communications Officer Work Profile  The Search and Rescue Volunteer Association of Canada (SARVAC) is looking for a motivated, ambitious and reliable individual to become their new Communication Officer. While in this role, the successful candidate will be required to develop, edit and provide timely, current and targeted website and social media communication documents and plans […]

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Posted on June 28, 2021 at 10:26 in General News

The SARscene 2021 conference registration website has officially launched! Please help us spread the word. 1) Registration  There is no charge for registration (thanks to funding from Public Safety Canada) and, with it being totally virtual, you save money on travel, accommodation and other costs associated with a live event. In the registration process, attendees […]

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***As a result of the emergency surrounding COVID-19, the deadline for submission of comments and changes to the CSA competency standards and curriculum (Z1620 and Z1625) has been extended to December 31, 2020**** SARVAC-CSA Request for comments and changes to the CSA Z1620-15 and Z1625-16 GSAR Standards

Posted on June 4, 2020 at 09:38 in General News

SARVAC-CSA Request for comments and changes to CSA Z1620-15, Core Competency Standards for Ground Search and Rescue Operations: Searcher, Team Leader, and SAR Manager; and CSA Z1625-16, Training Curriculum Standards for Ground Search and Rescue Operations: Searcher, Team Leader, and SAR Manager Please be advised that the Search and Rescue Volunteer Association of Canada (SARVAC) and […]

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Posted on May 19, 2020 at 15:41 in General News

SARSCENE 2020 CANCELLATION ANNOUNCEMENT The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic is being felt around the country and the world.  Due to physical distancing concerns with mass gatherings including conferences, and the Federal and Provincial health advisories and travel restrictions being enforced, SARVAC regretfully announces that SARSCENE 2020 in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, from October […]

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Posted on December 5, 2019 at 10:15 in General News

SARscene 2020 SARscene, an annual gathering of Canada’s search and rescue community, will take place in St. John’s, Newfoundland Labrador from October 29 to November 1, 2020.  The event is being co-hosted by SARVAC and the Newfoundland and Labrador Search and Rescue Association. The SARscene conference brings together Canada’s search and rescue community and provides an […]

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AdventureSmart Trip Plan App

Posted on February 15, 2019 at 15:25 in General News

The Search and Rescue Volunteer Association of Canada  (SARVAC) is pleased to announce the launch of the new AdventureSmart Trip Plan App. This app was launched at Ottawa City Hall on February 8, 2019. Here you will find a French and English versions of the media release AdventureSmart Media Release, AdventureSmart Media Release (French) and infographic Infographic, Infographic FRENCH. These documents are intended […]

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SARVAC Hits PEI and Ontario For GSAR Standards Workshops

Posted on October 27, 2017 at 15:52 in General News, ON News, PE News

SARVAC GSAR Trainer Development Sessions in PEI and Ontario

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Posted on September 12, 2017 at 20:20 in General News, QC News

The Quebec SARVAC – GSAR Curriculum Trainer Development Session
La session québécoise de développement de la formation curriculaire SARVAC-GSAR

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GSAR Curriculum Trainer Development Sessions

Posted on August 11, 2017 at 17:34 in General News, NL News

The first session occurred July 29-30 in beautiful Grand Falls-Windsor Newfoundland and Labrador, hosted by Exploits Search and Rescue and the Newfoundland and Labrador Search and Rescue Association.

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