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
There are various technologies available to track missing subjects with dementia that allow trained searchers to locate them.
Province of BC has a Dementia Action plan that makes no mention of prevention, education or response to subjects that wander, a life threatening situation.
Many people don’t know that wilderness SAR teams are often called to search for subjects with dementia in BC, and it is one of the hardest parts of our job.
I presented at the Unmanned Systems Canada conference in Vancouver on the operational use of UAVs for Search and Rescue.
I’d like to introduce a new hastag to further the discussion of Social Media in Search and Rescue: #SMSAR
Family resumes a search for missing people from 2010. If you get in trouble in the BC backcountry, There’s always the possibility you will never be found.