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
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.
AdventureSmart is a national outreach program focusing on outdoor safety education designed to promote personal preparedness, encourage safe outdoor activities and lifestyles concentrating on search & rescue prevention. Teams will be working closely with the BC Search & Rescue Association, the 80 SAR groups and 2500 volunteer members increasing awareness to help reduce the number …
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 …