Tag: BCSARA

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. That’s a long title for a job to represent the 8 Ground SAR groups in the Sea to Sky region. Those teams

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Search and Rescue in Metro Vancouver

A few facts about Search and Rescue in the Metro Vancouver area. There are 5 Ground SAR groups in Metro Vancouver’s actual boundaries Coquitlam SAR Lions Bay SAR North Shore Rescue Ridge Meadows SAR Surrey SAR Between the 5 teams there are

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UBCM Endorses BCSARA’s SAR Support Model

The Union of BC Municipalities endorsed the following resolution last week WHEREAS capital and non-operational funding for search and rescue (SAR) in BC is not consistent, equitable, or rationally allocated and SAR organizations bear the large administrative burden of applying

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The Waffle House Index

The Waffle House index is a metric – a way of measuring one thing to determine the value of another thing. What it is intended to measure is the impact of a natural disaster on a community. The idea goes like this; if

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New BCSARA Web Site

The BC Search and Rescue Association, the organization that represents all ground Search and Rescue volunteers in British Columbia, has a new web site. As a member of a BC SAR group, I’m also a member of BCSARA, and if

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