BCSARA is pleased to announce the completion of the selection process for the supply of a Data Management System for Search and Rescue in British Columbia; the successful bidder is D4H Technologies.
BCSARA is pleased to announce that through funding from the Search and Rescue New Initiatives Fund (SAR-NIF) a new self rescue aid is being made available to Swiftwater Rescue Teams in B.C.
Implementation of new Swiftwater standards Search and Rescue New Initiatives Fund Project Final Report
“The British Columbia Search and Rescue Association is extremely pleased to receive this additional funding on behalf of the 80 groups and 2,500 volunteers across the province”
With the support provided by the Province of BC with last year’s $10 million grant BCSARA was able to partner with the Lifesaving Society to run two teams of presenters for the AdventureSmart program. The teams, based in Vancouver and Kelowna, were able to make over 11,500 contacts as they spread the word of SAR …
BCSARA is pleased to announce the ‘Request for Proposal’ (RFP) is now available for download for proponents who wish to bid on the Provincial Data Management System (DMS). Bidding closes on March 31st, 2017 at 1600 hrs PST. The following files (5) contain the materials required by proponents who wish to bid on the Provincial …
In an unfortunate case of irony right before the holidays, early on December 17th it was Sparwood Search and Rescue who were in need of emergency assistance, when a fire broke out at their SAR base.
BCSARA is pleased to announce the creation of our online store where you can purchase branded apparel and backcountry safety tools.
The Speaker of the legislative Assembly has approved the installation of the memorial on the grounds of the Legislative Buildings in Victoria in the vicinity of memorials for Firefighters, Paramedics and Law Enforcement Officers, and the Emergency Services Memorial Gardens.
With a busy season shaping up quickly & SAR prevention as the goal, the outreach teams are sharing the message at ski hills, trail-heads, in schools & on all media streams