Category: Blog Entry

Regular blog posts

SAR Call volume up province wide

SAR Teams in BC saw more than a 25% increase in people rescued in 2015/16

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Out of Bounds Skiers are not the problem

There’s no appreciable difference between and out of bounds skier and most other rescues SAR does.

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High profile SAR

What do you do when a famous person goes missing in your search area?

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Why media engagement matters

Media reporting of SAR shapes how the public and policy makers understand us – to our detriment.

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SAR Expertise doesn’t come free

If you are developing a project to assist SAR – tap into our expertise, but do so by respecting that our time is valuable and worth paying for.

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Distracted Driving and SAR

Distrated driving legislation in BC includes hand held radios – what you need to know

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UAV Exemption myths

Where you can and can’t fly your UAV under the Transport Canada sub-2kg exemption for commercial use.

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Uniforms in SAR

Take a look at these soldiers They are members of the Spanish Legion, and while you or I may think they look a little funny they are proud of their uniforms. Uniforms you ask? Yes, those are their dress uniforms.

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On Being a Hero

My SAR team is doing a recruiting cycle and this always leads to questions about what kind of person we need to join a SAR team. My answer is always “someone who does not want to be a hero”. You’d

Sea to Sky Director

For those who haven’t heard I am running for the BC Search and Rescue Association Regional Director for the Sea to Sky.

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