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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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Nunavut SAR

Posted on September 15, 2015 at 11:42 in General News, NT News

Nunavut is Canada’s newest Territory, having been officially separated from the Northwest Territories on April 1, 1999.  With a population of approximately 32,000, it is the largest of the Province or Territory in Canada. Major communities in the Territory include the capital, Iqaluit, Rankin Inlet, Cambridge Bay. Search and Rescue is coordinated through the Government […]

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SAR Saskatchewan

Posted on September 7, 2015 at 15:56 in General News, SK News

The evolution of SARSAV continues, and the relationship with the RCMP in search and rescue has become more of a partnership.
SARSAV, the RCMP, along with new partners such as the Ministry of Justice go on making Search and Rescue in Saskatchewan a model
that is envied.

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SAR Alberta

Posted on September 4, 2015 at 13:09 in AB News, General News

As the provincial association for search and rescue teams, the Search and Rescue Association of Alberta’s (SAR Alberta) mission is to represent, advocate for, and support the Volunteer Search and Rescue teams in Alberta through facilitation and guidance. SAR Alberta is a non-profit organization comprised of 38 teams in 6 regions supported by over 1380 unpaid professionals.

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Northwest Territories

Posted on September 1, 2015 at 01:51 in General News, NT News

Northwest Territories Ground SAR is composed of Inuvik and Yellowknife GSAR Groups.

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British Columbia Search and Rescue Association

Posted on August 26, 2015 at 14:51 in BC News, General News

The British Columbia Search and Rescue Association represents 80 SAR Groups and approximately 2500 volunteers.

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Yukon SAR

Posted on August 21, 2015 at 02:11 in General News, YK News

  Yukon Search and Rescue is a non-profit organization consisting of 120 members from the communities of Beaver Creek, Carcross, Carmacks, Dawson City, Faro, Haines Junction and Whitehorse.  Yukon SAR groups specialize in Ground and Water SAR. Yukon SAR typically operates in association with the RCMP and Yukon Territory Emergency Measures Organization (EMO).   The […]

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SARVAC Prevention Program Receives Facelift

Posted on August 20, 2015 at 12:17 in General News

The “Hug a Tree and Survive” is a program designed to teach children how not to get lost and what to do if they are. It has been in use in Canada for almost 20 years and more than a quarter million children have been taught to ‘Hug a Tree’. Production on an updated video […]

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