Whistler SAR’s annual grant was denied, illustrating one of the many flaws in BC’s SAR funding model
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The Union of BC Municipalities has proposed a resolution on SAR funding. They support the province funding SAR fully, as their previous resolutions show.
A comparison of the “cost per incident” of the top 16 Ground SAR teams in British Columbia by call volume as a measure of funding disparity.
Ground SAR funding in BC is not equitable, stable or rational. Vocal groups are funded, others get little. A rational approach puts resources where needed.
Wow. I really thought that I’d be able to reproduce the SARDay posts this year, but it turns out a lot has changed. The first is that I’m heavily involved in designing and building my team’s new Mobile Command Centre and this is essentially …
Some initial comments on the 10 million funding announcement for BCSARA today. Putting the money where it belongs First off, a 10 million dollar disbursement from the government to the BC Search and Rescue Association puts right up front the message …
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 …
An under-funded SAR system might be difficult to detect, how do we tell when we don’t have enough resources to do things right?
Who is paying for SAR in BC? Where does the money come from & where does it go? What does it mean that SAR funding is not stable, & how do we fix it?