As a result of the 2018 BCSARA election cycle, the following changes will take effect as of the Annual General Meeting (tentatively planned for June 1-3, 2018):
The National Search and Rescue Secretariat SAR Awards have been replaced with the new Emergency Management Exemplary Service Award (EMSA), formally announced on December 22nd, 2017.
Call for expressions of interest for the BCSARA Technology Committee
FOR DISTRIBUTION TO GSAR GROUPS, AGENCIES, AND INDIVIDUALS WHO MAY BE INTERESTED Attached is a Call for Expressions of Interest for volunteer positions on a Technical Rescue Committee and sub-committees. The information to be included in applications is detailed within the document. This is a re-issuance of a call that was distributed on November 5th, …
The only constant is change, and that is true about the BCSARA board members. The Board would like to congratulate Deputy Chief Constable Dave Schmirler on his upcoming retirement from the Abbotsford Police Department and subsequently as the BC Association of Municipal Police Chiefs representative to our Board. Deputy Chief Schmirler has served on our …
At the end of each year, many people and businesses extend their generosity or look to improve their tax situation by donating to various causes and charities. We would like to take the time to remind everyone not one of the 80 recognized ground search and rescue (GSAR) groups, the volunteer air (EMBC Air) groups, or …
BCSARA inviting proposals for the provision of assistance in establishing a Technical Rescue Committee/sub-committee
AdventureSmart winter 2017-18 public safety job opportunity!
Traveling in excess of 18,500kms and reaching 10,050 outdoor enthusiasts face-to-face, the Summer 2017 BC AdventureSmart Teams had an exceptional outreach season
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.