With thousands of searches happening in British Columbia every year, the members of our SAR groups devote their time, expertise and training to take on sometimes hazardous tasks. This page recognize the exceptional service of some of those members.
Wall Of Honour
The Wall of Honourrecognises those who have died in the line of duty, in the service of Search and Rescue
Scroll Of Service
The Scroll of Service memorialises members who have led lives of significant service in Search and Rescue.
Public Safety Lifeline Volunteer Awards
The Public Safety Lifeline Volunteer Awards recognise volunteers in British Columbia’s Public Safety Lifeline – Search and Rescue, Emergency Social Services, Emergency Radio Communications, PEP Air, and Road Rescue. The awards are given out every year by Emergency Management BC.
The British Columbia SAR Memorial
The BC SAR Memorialis a joint project to recognize SAR members across Air, Marine and Ground SAR who have died in service. Dur to be unveiled in March of 2017, this physical memorial will be on the grounds of the BC Legislature Building in Victoria, BC.
A delay in calling for rescue, especially in the winter, means a more risky rescue for everyone. SAR volunteers and the subjects we rescue are safer when they don't have the incorrect belief that they will be charged.