Position on Paid Rescue Services

Position on Paid Rescue Services

The British Columbia Search and Rescue Association (BCSARA) recognizes that industry does engage paid rescue services in remote regions of the province, as part of their responsibilities as employers as set out by WorkSafe BC. Ground Search and Rescue Volunteers have...
SAR Prevention Indigenous Engagement Project

SAR Prevention Indigenous Engagement Project

“BCSARA is pleased to announce that the Project Management contract for the Search and Rescue Prevention Indigenous Engagement project has been awarded to 2 Badgers Consulting Inc of Westbank, British Columbia.” Neil Brewer, Project Lead, BCSARA “We truly look forward...
News Release John MacGregor Memorial Award

News Release John MacGregor Memorial Award

An endowment fund has been established within the Victoria Foundation by Mr. John Horne to memorialize John MacGregor (1889-1952), VC, MC and Bar, DCM, Canada’s most decorated soldier for valour. From earnings on this fund, an annual award to be known as the John...
BC AdventureSmart Winter 2020-21 Job Posting

BC AdventureSmart Winter 2020-21 Job Posting

BC AdventureSmart is seeking outreach educators for the winter 2020-21 season based in Revelstoke, B.C. This outreach team of two, will increase awareness of personal preparedness, safe outdoor activities and practices, in turn helping to reduce the number and...
BC AdventureSmart Summer 2020 Final Report

BC AdventureSmart Summer 2020 Final Report

BC AdventureSmart has once again met key milestones and successfully provided outdoor education, even during these unforeseen times, by continuing to support our very active, healthy province. Summer 2020 was a unique season, for everyone, however with creativity and...
Highest Number of Searches and Rescues Recorded for July

Highest Number of Searches and Rescues Recorded for July

The BC Search and Rescue Association (BCSARA) is greatly concerned over the highest number of searches and rescues ever recorded in the month of July. In July, Emergency Management BC recorded a total of 333 search and rescue (SAR) related events. “This is an...