Clarifications and reiterating smart phone GPS capabilities, PLBs, and how to automate the process of determining someone’s location.
Cypress Mountain has posted signage indicating anyone calling for rescue could be charged a “fee” of $1000. Why this policy is extremely misguided.
Some resources on how Search and Rescue works in British Columbia for UAV operators.
The concept of an Community Emergency Response team is an interesting one that could be used to search for people with dementia among other emergencies.
Some basic facts about the operational use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Search and Rescue in Canada, and in BC
A very quick review of 2013, and some goals for 2014
SAR teams on the North Shore are attempting to reproduce a crowdsourced SAR effort pioneered in 2010 on a massive 16 day long search.
Whistler SAR’s annual grant was denied, illustrating one of the many flaws in BC’s SAR funding model
The Current, CBC’s national show, did a broadcast on Dementia and I decided to write a letter outlining some of my own opinins.
A list of resources to help prevent the wandering of people with dementia, and to assist SAR groups to search for them