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.
Update on the SAR-NIF Swiftwater project for November 2016
An update on the progress disbursing the Province of BC’s 10 million dollar one-time SAR funding
Information on the upcoming BCSARA 2017 elections for representatives and board members.
The British Columbia Search and Rescue Association (BCSARA) is very pleased to announce that approval has been received for funding under Search and Rescue New Initiatives Fund (SAR-NIF) to establish a sophisticated provincial on-line database. This 3-year project will procure and implement a province-wide on-line ISRID-compliant database (software) that will accumulate extensive information on past operational history, as well …
BCSARA is providing a new tool to our 2500 SAR volunteers in the form of a mobile app available for iPhone and Android.
BCSARA and the BC & Yukon Branch of the Lifesaving Society have signed a contract to provide additional support for AdventureSmart in BC.
In January, the Province of BC announced $10 million in funding for the British Columbia Search and Rescue Association (BCSARA) as further support for ground search and rescue (GSAR) volunteers across the province. These funds are essential to continuing the outstanding volunteer ground search and rescue services British Columbians benefit from. “Our BC Search and Rescue teams are among …
It has come to the attention of the British Columbia Search and Rescue Association (BCSARA) that a TV commercial called #BraveTheCold – When the Rockies Turn Blue | Coors Light Canada has recently begun airing on YouTube and TV. #BraveTheCold focuses on the thrill of adventure in association with Coors Light Canada and includes ‘going …